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Absolutely Free

Pushing Through My Fear to Reach the Summit…

Image by the author — Hans overlooking Yosemite Valley at sunset

As I stood atop the small summit overlooking Yosemite valley, I felt like the richest woman in the whole world. Like a bird in flight that gets the best views, I silently savored the beauty of the moment. My dear partner next to me was experiencing the same speechless awe and wonder.

We were 700 feet up, looking east over Yosemite Valley. Our position gave us a…



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Tammy Bergstrom

I became passionate about holistic healing after losing my father to pharmaceutical abuse. Plant medicine and self-care advocate. Yosemite Hiking Guide.