Sometimes, fear can be debilitating; but in the right doses, it can actually be good for you! Here are 10 reasons why.
My Column on Gaiam's Stream of Consciousness Blog: Eco-Ethical Issues While Traveling through Nature
Are carbon-offset programs just a device to purchase your way out of eco-guilt for your journeys? Are you doing your special, natural, and wild "secret places" a favor by keeping them secret? Is it okay to pick up a stone, a shell, or a piece of driftwood as a take-home memento; or by doing so do you set in motion a chain reaction that will forever change that spot on Earth? Join the conversation at my eco-ethics blog on Gaiam's Web site. I'd like to hear what you think. See you there!
My Column on Natural Habitat Adventure's Good Nature Travel Blog: Finding Your True Place in Nature
Why do you travel? How do you select which part of the world you need to travel to? When did you know you had to go "there"? In this column for Natural Habitat Adventures, the conservation travel provider for the World Wildlife Fund, you'll read stories about how travel has guided us all to finding our own, true places in nature and how transformative discovering our real "natural habitats" can be. Click here to start your journey.
My Column on Adventure Collection's Blog
When you travel, do you tend to choose places that are off the beaten path? Do you travel to challenge not only your physical abilities, but to expand your mind and the boundaries of your ideas? Then take a look at these stories for the Adventure Collection, a consortium of the planet's best adventure-travel tour providers.
My Column on Natural Habitat Expeditions' Olaf's Corner Blog: How Do You Define Adventure?
What does the word "adventure" mean to you? How do you define it: by traveling to exotic places, or just by trying something new? How is adventure "sold" to you, and what is its true composition? Explore your adventurous side in this column for Olaf's Corner.
© Candice Gaukel Andrews, Environmental Writer and Nature Photographer