Jeffrey H. Ryan Hiker Author Photographer Speaker Podcaster Director

Being optimistic — and staying that way — could save your life.

Photo of Smokey Mountains ©2017JeffRyanAuthor.com

To say I’m a hiking fanatic may be underestimating my enthusiasm. I’ve often wondered as I’ve hiked along, exactly what it is that keeps powering me up and over hills and exploring new territories. I always sensed that optimism played a part. I am optimistic by nature. I thought that a positive outlook was something […]