The Importance of Open Mind Not Only for Swimming on Everest

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We have not been to Himalayas yet. But, since seeing the wonders of nature has high priority on our want-to-do-list, I am pretty sure we will be there one day. Meanwhile, we are fortunate to enjoy being up in Swiss mountains. Unfortunately global warming melts their glaciers too. This picture is from our hike on the impressive glacier that is the beginning of Rhone river. 

 

What determines how well you manage to live the life you want to live? People´s replies to this question are as different as the nature on our beautiful planet Earth. One is for sure – whatever the reply, it mirrors the person´s approach and the relationship to the world, life, oneself. In other words – it shows The MINDSET of the person. Using own mindset is the secret to making the best of own life whatever the circumstances or conditions.

Lewis Pugh illustrates this point in his talk about how he swam in the lake on Everest which is 5300 meters above the sea level. It is the height where no human, or any other living being, including fish, has ever swam. How did he do it? By questioning what kind of mindset would help him to do it. And the answer to this question was impressive.

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Fascinating Lessons by the GREATEST EXPLORER OF OUR TIME

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We are happy and excited to share with you this inspiring video ADVENTURE full of fascinating insights by the GREATEST EXPLORER of our timeMike Horn. He lives his passion by being who he really is – the Explorer who lives each and every day of his life to its fullest. In fact, it´s exactly what he tells us to do too. And he has a reason to do it. He has a point about it. A HUGE ONE. (By the way – this is Michel´s and my absolutely favorite speech we have seen so far – we are blown away by the message of this great man.) Continue reading

Incredible Beauty of Nature and Wisdom of Life

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This video will literally take your breath away by its stunning beauty of nature, life and the wisdom that it conveys. In the first part of video the cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg speaks about the work of his life. His words about his youth and passion for nature´s beauty are as beautiful as the images that he shares with us. Just his speech alone is a treasure that provokes our thoughts. And then he lets us see his movie about gratitude. And… we are left speechless. So powerful is its beauty and message.

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