Category Archives: Worldwide Open Hearts

CReffects has new hikes coming up

Planning hikes is fun, but being on the trail is more fun! where to next Check the link above for hike information. We would love to see you on the trailūüíö

Open heart hikes with CReffects are being scheduled for spring! Wahoo!

…. Join us on our open heart adventures this spring and summer in Northern California and the Salt lake areas for free guided hikes. What a riot this year’s going to be! Note: sometimes hikes will have wheels or boards involved, I will always mention any details about possible required tools or accessories. Hikes will […]

What will you do if you choose to Live?

Denny chose to live, will you? And in what form? Will it be out of fear? Will it be away from society or immersed and hidden within it.¬†Or will it be with the heart of a lion and the fierceness of a Honey badger. How do you choose to live? I am not asking about […]

Denny Ying, Quite Honestly

Quite Honestly. Denny is quite honestly doing something many would never consider. He is choosing life. He is choosing to be a suicide survivor. He is living the idea of Cognizant Reconstruction to it’s potential. This man, who literally set off on a bicycle from San Francisco, headed to Time Square in New York. He […]

This Hiking thing is kinda cool!

When you are assisting seekers in a journey, there is an intense amount of focus on where they are and when they are ready to move forward or if they need a respite. Flexibility in schedules and events is a must. The evening following the Black Hole of Calcutta Trail hike, the house was a […]

Funds for Foster Fun

Sorry for the random absences, I’m traveling for work to Northern Cal and still making SLC home base.¬† Still striving for balance one breath at a time.¬† One thing is for sure, when something jumps out at me and then has ties to other things I love or admire, I take the time to share. […]

Being Fully You

Be you fully? It’s a very large idea. When you think about being yourself fully, do you imagine perfection? Do you imagine disappointment? What I imagine is acceptance and evolution. Being me fully means I get to embrace what I have. I get to know what I have and who I am and understand that […]

Open Heart Hike/Folsom Lake Retreat Part 2.1

How do you know when you have moved through a challenge, a fear, a mind numbing phase, a sorrow, a sadness or a place where you feel someone else is responsible for your happiness? There is more than 1 answer to this question. There are actually many. Knowing is sometimes an end game we can’t […]

Check out this Open Heart Hike!

A few of my beautiful friends made their way to Machu Picchu and sent their greetings! This brought tears to my eyes, there they are, wearing my shirts, taking the message worldwide! I want it to go everywhere and someday….it will! Take the trip, and take¬† Cognizant Reconstruction and HumanKind (be both) with you!¬†Shirts are […]