“A while back I was talking with a good friend and he told me to be careful with getting into climbing – that it would change my life. At the time I blew the comment off but looking back, he was dead on. I’ve changed a lot – but all in good ways.”
More on what she learned after a summer of lead climbing in the Rockies here. I like this piece of advice (but I KINOW I won’t follow it):
“Learn to be content. This was a big one for me and it had an effect on more than just my climbing. It dawned on me one day that I needed to quit fretting about whether I could/should have been pushing myself harder and instead start enjoying what I was capable of climbing.