Our Values & Principles

Our values and principles facilitate a transformational experience for you...

... where you embark on your journey of nature connection, nature conservation and personal development, becoming empowered, learning how to reach your full potential.

Our Values

We are committed to growing and evolving as a person, living consciously and achieving our goals. So we reflect on our personal development daily and face challenges with a positive and motivated mindset. 

We take responsibility for our actions and circumstances. We encourage our community partners to practice their leadership skills everyday. 

If we see something needs doing, we take responsibility and get it done, even if  we already have other plans, it’s our day off, or we don’t fully know how to do it. 

We are fully responsible and accountable for our actions, as our fellow community partners are responsible for themselves. That’s why we can hold each other accountable for our actions. 

We know that facing and overcoming challenges, by trying something new or facing old fears, is a sure trail to personal development.

Facing every situation with positivity makes it much more enjoyable. Also it makes us more open to finding a solution and it facilitates teamwork. 

We don’t focus on the problem, but on how to solve it and create a positive outcome for everyone involved. 

Nature connection deepens connection to self. We strive to connect with our environment deeply to become more conscious of ourselves and our environment. This leads to personal and spiritual growth.

We depend on our natural environment. Therefore we have the responsibility to look after it, not only for ourselves, but for future generations as well.

We are committed to our personal and professional growth, each individual task and the community culture.

We have compassion for other people, animals and our environment. This leads us to act consciously of the impact we have on those around us.

We strive to actively contribute to our environment by acting for the good of all.

We strive to create partnerships with each other for the purpose of spiritual growth. Spiritual growth means reflecting on ourselves deeply and recognizing the frightened and loving parts of our personality. By doing this we cultivate consciousness, love, and authentic power.

We believe appreciation is a key value for living a conscious and fulfilled life. That’s why we take the time daily to reflect on what we are appreciative for and cultivate positivity and motivation by doing so.

Our Principles

1.  You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink, you can only make it thirsty.

2.  Our principles and actions are dictated by the laws of nature.

3.  We believe in each other, want the best for each other and expect the best from one another. 

4.  Your best friends are the ones that hold you accountable. 

5.  Taking ownership for your own life is the starting point for evolvement.

6.  Responsibility is taken, not given. That means the more responsibility you’re willing to take, the greater your reward will be.

7. There are no limits to your transformation and no goals can be set too high. Your self-confidence and ability to figure things out is your only limit.

8. Every person has a gift to share and by sharing it, you can have a greater impact on making the world a better place.

9. Reflecting on your transformational joureny is essential for staying focused on reaching your goals.

10. Nature connection deepens the connection to self.

11. Contribution trumps competition.

12. Embracing the wilderness catalyzes personal growth, inspiration, creativity and culture.

13. No goals = no growth. Setting goals is a major step to starting your transformational journey.

14. You have an impact in all your actions and interactions and we encourage you to be your best self in every moment. 

15. Growth means to think greater than your environment. If you can master your mind, you become the master of your destiny.

16. Responsibility measns that the greatest power you have is choosing your response to any situation in life. Your life situation is a product of your responses.

17. Life begins out of your comfort zone. Challenges and struggle are the key to personal transformation.

18. As a part of nature’s network, humans are responsible for caring for the planet’s health. To reconnect with this sense of responsibility and increase our positive impact on the planet, we have to deepen our level of consciousness and return back to our roots.

19. Making mistakes means to learn and therefore we encourage you taking the risk of making mistakes.

Are you ready for more in life?

You are the master of your destiny. Will you take ownership for your life today? 

Join us on the Trail to Empowerment towards a greater sense of personal development, nature connection and nature conservation. Evolve with a positive mindset by facing challenges and pushing yourself out of your comfort zone. 

The only remaining question: If not now, then when?

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