We all want to Belong
Think about the people you enjoy climbing with…
Why do you enjoy climbing with them?
Tell them.. right now! It will mean a lot.
In climbing we often tend to focus on improvement and progress over everything. Don’t get me wrong, growth is important, but let’s not forget to have a little fun with the whole damn thing. Think back to your first time on the wall, inside or out. What was it like? For me it was pure enjoyment, pure discovery and endless stoke. That stoke can turn into a mere flicker over the years if we let it. So give yourself and those around you some credit where credit is due. Let’s fan the flames a bit so we can all share that palpable new climber energy. Express gratitude for those around you.
Because in the end, we all want to belong.
PS. If you don’t feel like you belong, reach out to me. I’d love to climb with you.