Month: May 2019

Blog-post-27-May-2019-1-870x480

Where can we find the best teacher?

Homo Sapiens are hard wired to create the life they  wish to lead through the stories they tell themselves and each other. It is the key feature, according to Yuval Noah Harai's academic research that set us apart from the animal kingdom. Without this, we would still be roaming around on safari with all the other species on this planet. Our ability to visualise a future from the stories we…

Meet Our Guide: Nicole Marriott

The hot topic at GT headquarters this month has been – the ‘stretch zone’. You may be wondering what on earth we are on about! Put simply it is that space between your comfort zone and freak out zone. When you are in the stretch zone you will be challenged. It may be uncomfortable and frustrating at times. You might even feel like having a little tanty and saying –…

Why putting yourself in the stretch zone will make you feel amazing!

At GirlsTrek we cater for all levels of fitness and you will find a trip to suit where you are at. Lately we have been considering the concept of what it means to put yourself in the ‘stretch zone’ – that place that sits in between your comfort zone and the freak out zone (or panic). It interests us because research shows that stretch zone experiences provide the most highly productive…