The Secret to Keeping “Mountaintop Moments” Alive

Posted By Trav

It’s easy to feel excited, energized, and and enthusiastic while you’re traveling or attending an event.  Sometimes, these experiences can even be life-changing.

But then you come home and “real life” starts again.

You’re bombarded with things to do, stressed by obstacles that suck your energy, and surrounded by people who don’t understand the changes you’ve gone through.

So how do you keep that momentum going?  How do you make those changes stick?

Here’s what I do to keep those mountaintop moments alive for as long as possible and make those changes stick.

What are some things that you do to make sure that those mountaintop moments make an impact on your life after you’ve returned home?

Let us know in the comments below!



    I love to keep looking thru my pics, and I keep rotating different shots on my work screensaver. It not only keeps the memories from the trip alive, but it lets me escape from work for awhile!

    1. Trav says:

      @Rosemary Franssen- Wow, that’s such a simple but awesome way to keep the memories alive. Thanks for watching and sharing your own technique.

  2. Super powerful video, we really enjoyed it! Taking time to just relax and reflect after adventures is definitely a good idea. Thank you for sharing these tips–we especially like the thought of journaling!

    1. Trav says:

      @Nick- Thanks so much man. Yeah, it’s really tough to actually do what I say, but I’ve been trying to do it more and more. Why rush through it? Might as well take some time to reflect, and that’s easy to do when you are in incredible areas like the Grand Canyon.

  3. Dev says:

    A great video guys, totally loved it.

    1. Trav says:

      @Dev- Awesome, glad you loved it. Was fun to record, that’s for sure.

  4. Amazing advise. I like mountain top moments-it can mean actual physical moments when you reach a high over a mountain or taken as a metaphor when you achieve something so great. There are very few moments in life that are so great. So if we can just somehow linger them in our subconscious and take mental or physical cues from them it will be so great. I feel this is one of those things which is a “feel good” but also a practical advise.

    1. Trav says:

      @Carmen Everywhere – Great point…I think that’s why traveling is so important to me. You can actually physically have those mountaintop moments by being in other places and achieving stuff. It’s empowering.

  5. Laura says:

    Re-reading my own blog or journal and looking at photographs I’ve taken can take me right back. Also keeping in touch with friends that shared the experiences helps.

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