A friend reminded me that I had a hammock the other day (this one is an ENO doublenest), and I decided to try sleeping in it again. Partially because I have a 10 day backpacking trip coming up soon and also because I had a few new ideas about how to make it more comfortable for myself. So the four things that I have decided on as being of significant importance when sleeping in a hammock are as follows: -- the anchor lines coming from your hammock ends should be at 30° (NOT 45º) -- sleep diagonally -- slide your whole body toward your feet until you feel you are the most balanced left and right -- use a small pillow or blanket to support your knees from underneath The hammock used in this video is a "Double Nest" from ENO: http://goo.gl/DgDLJ
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I can't believe I actually own one of these vans! It's a 1987 Volkswagen Westfalia van, with the full camper setup. Compared to the Nissan Xterra I was sleeping in, this van is pure luxury!
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Freelance web design was the name of the game. There are tons of websites that will connect you to clients needing web design work. I mostly used Craigslist, but there are other more consistent methods.
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-- NOTE: This method does NOT use the Dymo software -- I tried every setting in every different way in hopes of getting a long list of labels for all my Amazon FBA items, with no luck. In this video I'll show you the simplest solution to get your very own 11-label string of FBA labels!
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This is video #1 from my old Dirtbagging channel. I am uploading all of my old videos and then deleting the old YouTube channel. A Valentine's Day recording from a parking lot in Fresno, CA about why I decided to travel and live in my car.
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Here's an idea for a curtain setup in your Subaru Forester to prevent people from looking in and maintain some darkness in the early morning hours when you want to sleep-in. Also, the towels used in this video provide quite a bit of insulation and sound dampening.
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I'm driving from California to Colorado to start my master's degree in transpersonal psychotherapy with a focus on wilderness therapy!
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Lately I have become curious why I make certain decisions. This brief snippet of thought is a beginning to understanding why I make the choices I make and how they serve me.
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This is a quick demonstration of the pillow that I've been using as of recent while camping and it seems to be absolutely perfect! As a side sleeper it was always difficult for me to figure out how to get good sleep, but this has completely solved that riddle.
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Learn what's going on with me lately as I've started my 2nd year of graduate school. I'm attending Naropa University's wilderness therapy program.
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I set out to climb Boulder Colorado's famous Second Flatiron in my Luna Origen Flaco minimalist sandals. I was highly impressed with the grip and comfortability of these sandals all the way up the 650 foot face.
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After a conversation with my barber, I had some clarity on why I think it's important for me to accept another's perspective, especially when I disagree with it.
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Needing to shower before showing up a friend's house (2nd date actually), I picked a dark place, snuck through the fence, hung up my Camelbak water bladder for a shower... and then realized I was in a cemetery!
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Showing off a few items I picked up from a thrift store with plans to sell on eBay and Amazon.
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A few things I've noticed around my own habits of judging others.
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My friend Kelly and I set out at 7am to summit Grays Peak in Colorado's Front Range mountains. We hiked very conservatively and summited at 11:48am; just in time to avoid a small rain storm that rolled in afterwards.
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I'm sharing a few thoughts on why I don't believe that being "too sensitive" is the reason many people speak up about certain controversial topics.
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I've moved to Colorado for a new graduate program! I also bought a sweet mountain bike, got some awesome free stuff on craigslist, have been sleeping in a hammock, and a few video ideas.
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Exploring ways to expand our window of tolerance with emotions that typically overwhelm us.
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So I'm looking to put together a "top 5" for places to snorkel in Orange County. I have a list of 6 places so far and plan to visit them within the next two weeks to pick out my favorites.. The "crash pad" I'm talking about in the video is for bouldering (similar to rock climbing). I just realized some people won't be familiar with a crash pad.
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