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    Do you often exclaim to others (or yourself) that you're just SO busy? Do you feel like you're constantly time poor? Are you stressed, tired or wrung out often?

    That used to be me. Here's why I stopped wearing busy as a badge of honour. 

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    Whether she's going on a local hike, or packing for a long-haul adventure, Di Westaway never leaves the house without this hiking gear.

  • Jacq Conway

    Along with her usual hiking staples of salty snacks and a first-aid kit, there's one piece of kit Coach Jacq swears by for longer adventures. This item is well worth the extra weight in your pack.


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    At the end of a long walk, there's nothing much better than sitting with your girlfriends on a clifftop with a cup of hot chocolate or coffee and a delicious sweet. Ann's muffin recipe is the perfect treat for the trail.

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    It's finally spring! So now's the perfect time to get off the couch and ditch Netflix for the outdoors. These are the adventures you should put on your must-do list.

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    You’ll love Di’s delicious Buckini Bars, which are packed full of love and nutrition to keep you and your family healthy and happy every day. They are a perfect, super food for wilderness walks, long-haul adventures, Coastrek hikes, exam weeks and breaky on the go. 

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    Ever felt overwhelmed and confused about what to bring in your pack on a hike? We feel you. Melbourne Trek Training coach Sarah Biggs shares the five pieces of kit she won't leave the house without.


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    If you’re trying something new, you’re probably not going to be good at it straight away. If you’ve only just started hiking, it’s going to take time, practice and commitment to do something like climb Mount Kilimanjaro. 

    Being a newbie can be scary. But growth doesn’t happen in your comfort zone. The magic happens when you fail and try again.

  • One of our Wild Women, Angela, set herself a challenge. To get up when it was still dark to watch the sunrise every morning. Even when it was freezing. Even when she just wanted to turn off her alarm and stay in bed. 

    Here's how it changed her life. 

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    This creamy pumpkin soup is packed full of veggies and is absolutely bursting with flavour. It's the perfect soup to warm you up in winter. 

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    We know how amazing we feel post workout. But getting out of bed early, before the sun is up, isn't easy. Especially in winter. When it's cold, and dark, and rainy outside.

    Here are 10 great tips that make getting out the door and onto the trail a happy ritual, not a dreaded task.

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    If you're looking for a dish that adds extra veggies to your diet, isn't fussy, and is still lush and flavourful, this is a pefect dish for you. 

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    Wild Women love delicious, nutritious breakfasts - especially fluffy, flavourful, fabulous pancakes.

    These healthy pancakes are perfect for a cozy Sunday morning and they're best enjoyed with a hot cuppa. This recipe - shared by our awesome teammate Robby - is super quick and easy, so your loving family can make them for you this weekend with no fuss.

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    This delicious muesli is perfect for winter mornings when you'd rather get out in nature (or sleep in) than spend lots of time in the kitchen. Make a big batch this weekend and enjoy all week! 

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    Staying inside your comfort zone is easy. Safe. Comfortable. And that's a lovely thing. But if you do it too much, it can make life feel stagnant, monotonous and unexciting. The longer you stay there, the smaller it gets. The more uncomfortable things feel. Stay there too long, and you lose your ability to deal with challenges, to cope when life hits you with things that hurt. You lose your resilience, your ability to bounce back. This week, we're going to teach you how to build your resilience so you can feel strong, confident and joyful. Let's do this! 

  • Mustang team

    Step, breathe, step, breathe, step, breathe… This is the meditation mantra of our Wild Women team of Himalayan hikers, who recently trekked from Jomsom, the gateway to the hidden Kingdom Of Mustang, to Lo Mantang, near the Tibetan border, in search of adventure, tranquillity and the ancient Tiji Festival. After 12 days of thin air, heat, dust and heavenly views, our tent-based hikers compiled this list of tips, to help both newbies and seasoned hikers fine tune their packing and performance for a more fun and fabulous Himalayan adventure. 

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    Long-term Wild Woman Susie Ashton-Davies shares the hiking advice she swears by.

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    Cathy Murray has just come back from trekking with Wild Women in the Mustang district of Nepal. It was a challenging adventure, with many women experiencing the physical, mental, and emotional hardships that comes with hiking at altitude. She reminds us why looking back is just as important as looking ahead.

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    Our Coach of the Year for 2019, Wanda Nicholson, shares what keeps her inspired.

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    Are you feeling a bit flat about the colder weather and the darker mornings? We want to revive your wonder for winter and remind you of eight things that make this season the best time of year for a Wild Woman!


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