The mental benefits and physical risks of ice baths

Female swimming front crawl in lake with snow on the surrounding hills.
Ice-swimming helps me relax and cope with the stressors of the day. Foto: Siri Schubert


How the Bike Republic Sölden surprised us

Two mountain bikers on a steep curvy trail in the woods.
Perfect flow in the Bike Republic Sölden. Photo: Courtesy of ©Ötztal Tourismus/Sebastian Schieck


Take a walk through Le Locle and discover exciting new art

A mural showing a raven with a clockwork in his feathers on a white wall.
If I had to choose a favorite street artist, it would be Ardif and his hybrid creatures. All photos by the author.


Spending the night outdoors is great for your physical and mental health

Women looking out from a tent in the Swiss mountains.
Spending a night in the Swiss mountains. Photo: Courtesy of Stefan Munsch/

How small time investments can bring huge benefits

Photo by Agê Barros on Unsplash

Travel. Switzerland

Nighttime adventures beyond the traditional chalet.

A cozy tree house in the twighlight.
A cozy treehouse in the Neuchatel region of Switzerland. Photo: Courtesy of Stefan Munsch/

How my search for a real home brought me to a Swiss village

A village with a church and a field in the foreground.
This is Aesch, the village I live in now. Photo courtesy of Stefan Munsch/

There are better and more rewarding ways to get fit and healthy

Photo by Tim Tiedemann on Unsplash

3 exercises that will help you overcome obstacles and reach your goals

Photo by Roman Kraft on Unsplash

How being a badass leads to personal growth — no matter who you are

Women silhoutte shadow boxing.
Photo by svklimkin on Unsplash

Siri Schubert

Writer, athlete, coach, filmmaker. Fascinated by the natural world, human performance + the power of the mind. Published in Scientific American Mind, NYTimes.

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