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Non-Success: A Climber’s Way of Reframing Failure

A willingness to not succeed is a key contributor to success.

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Imagine running on a treadmill and breathing through a straw. Imagine the treadmill alternates between icy and rocky surfaces. Imagine doing so with a heavy backpack on your back, crampons on your feet, goggles to protect you from blinding snow and sun, and thick clothing to…




Relaxed, inspiring essays about happiness.

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Danny Schleien

Danny Schleien

Writer, editor, explorer, lifelong learner. Social distancing expert since 1994, big fan of semicolons and Oxford commas. Think green.

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