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Welcome to Dirty Boot Diva
Dirty Boot Diva was created to bring like-minded women together to enjoy the great outdoors. Women who might prefer a manicure and pedicure to breaking a sweat. Women who feel intimidated becoming involved in outdoor activities after a certain age. Women who might be struggling with depression or other medical issues that can be mentally and physically debilitating. Women who might already love the great outdoors, but want to enjoy it with ladies in their own age demographic. There are plenty of outdoor programs and groups to explore, but Dirty Boot Diva is geared specifically towards women 40 and older. It’s never too late to learn how to hike, backpack, camp and more! My goal is to inspire you to embrace the dirty woman inside, without giving up your diva side, too. Please join me and let me bring out the Dirty Boot Diva in you. Are you ready to get out and get dirty? Let’s go!
Dirty Boot Diva
Hiking, Backpacking, Camping & More. Are you ready? Get out and get dirty!
Hiking, backpacking, camping and more! I’m Dahlia and I created Dirty Boot Diva to inspire like-minded women over 40 to get outdoors. This is my YouTube premiere! Timestamps below correspond to topics in this episode. Subscribe to my YT channel: https://bit.ly/YouTube_DirtyBootDiva Are you ready? Get out and get dirty! 00:00 Episode Preview 01:40 Dirty Boot Diva Video Intro 02:19 Introduction - Why it took me so long to do this! 03:11 Welcome Mandy Connell's Ladies Chit Chat Club listeners and some basic details. https://bit.ly/3aRb9f9 04:42 How Dirty Boot Diva came to be. Topics include: my cat interrupting this video multiple times; getting fired from my dream job; being diagnosed with depression; my obsession with perfection; never being outdoorsy growing up (or into adulthood); what I did while friends were being outdoorsy; discovering hiking at the age of 45; breaking nails, falling down and loving all of it. 08:35 Posts on Facebook, amazing responses and my light bulb moment. 10:22 Why I'm targeting women over 40. 11:49 Three specific things that inspired me to record this episode of The Dirty Boot Diva Show. 13:16 “Worrier to Warrior” The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute https://bit.ly/2KLttvr 14:34 “Present Over Perfect: Leaving behind frantic for a simpler, more soulful way of living." (Check out Shauna Niequist’s interview with Oprah!) https://bit.ly/2WetVrk 16:10 “Vlog Like a Boss: How to K*ll It Online with Video Blogging” by Amy Schmittauer (now Amy Landino) Check out her YouTube Channel “Savysexysocial.” https://www.youtube.com/user/savvysexysocial 20:08 Last-minute inspiration and quotes: “180° South: Conquerors of the Useless” Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins. https://bit.ly/35gXa0K 22:50 Being out in nature will change you. I’m an anxious, stressed out, overachieving perfectionist with depression, borderline bi-polar disorder and possibly Multiple Sclerosis. Hiking is the only thing in my life that brings me total peace and joy. 28:48 Following advice from “Vlog Like a Boss,” (see above) here’s just a sample of what to expect from Dirty Boot Diva moving forward: - Advice and tools to get you started on outdoor adventures. - The best books, magazines, movies and other media that helped me along the way. - Who I follow on YouTube and why I follow them. - Topics that correlate with hiking, backpacking and camping. - Gear reviews. - Industry news. - Outdoor education. - Interviews with outdoor enthusiasts. - Meetup Group pros and cons. - Hiking trails. - A video series featuring my attempt to thru-hike The Colorado Trail in 2019. 32:59 Closing message, closing poll, thanks for watching and please subscribe to the Dirty Boot Diva YouTube Channel. https://bit.ly/YouTube_DirtyBootDiva ABOUT DIRTY BOOT DIVA: My name is Dahlia and I’m a self-proclaimed diva! I love fashion! I love shopping! I love primping! I love pampering! A few years ago, something was missing from my life and I began a journey that eventually led me to create Dirty Boot Diva. I'm reaching out to my diva sisters out there, specifically ages 40 and older, but everyone is welcome to come along. I learned it's never too late to start hiking, backpacking, camping and more. I'll share all of my hiking escapades that led up to my first attempt to thru-hike The Colorado Trail in 2019. I overcame countless obstacles, but didn't complete the 485-mile trek. (I intend to go back to finish what I started!) Until then, I hope to light a spark in like-minded ladies by offering tips, tricks and lessons I learned along the way. I hope you join me on this exciting journey and let me inspire the Dirty Boot Diva in you! DBD WEBSITE: https://www.dirtybootdiva.com/ DBD ZOHO SURVEY: https://bit.ly/DirtyBootDiva_Launch_Survey DBD PODCAST: https://dirtybootdiva.podbean.com/ DBD YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/YouTube_DirtyBootDiva FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/DirtyBootDiva/ INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/dirtybootdiva/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/dirtybootdiva PINTEREST: https://www.pinterest.com/dirtybootdiva/ LINKEDIN: http://www.linkedin.com/in/dirtybootdiva BLOGGER: https://dirtybootdiva.blogspot.com/ #dirtybootdiva #getoutandgetdirty #hiking #backpacking #camping #thruhiking #mountains #nature #mentalhealth DISCLAIMER: https://www.dirtybootdiva.com/disclaimer