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Mental Fitness Beat: The HQ Blog
There’s a new community dinner on Thursdays at the Snowmass Chapel for “lifties” and others who spend the winter working on the mountains or in town.
In recently released big news from the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team, an X (twitter) post announced that “The Alterra Mountain Company Community Foundation announced a $1 million commitment to U.S. Ski & Snowboard to support athlete mental health services and return-to-performance programming.”
I believe that the soundtrack to a happy life is laughter, and that life and recovery are team sports. I am very proud to be a member of the HeadQuarters team and to help move our mission forward toward a hopeful future. And though my love affair with fancy, stinky cheese and savory, delicious, dried meats is virtually unmatched, this is by far the best board I’ve had a seat at.
Hello! My name is Andrew Pollesel. I’ve been part of HeadQuarters for almost two years and have lived in the Roaring Fork Valley for nine years. What drew me to HeadQuarters is their mission, ‘HeadQuarters engages, educates, and empowers mental fitness to create a healthy, vibrant community.’
Executive Board member, Paddy O’Connell, interviews Bear Grylls.
“Everybody has these struggles. You rarely meet people who just never struggle. And if you do well, it’s like you’re not aiming up very high then, because struggle is part of our DNA. We’re designed for it, we thrive in it, but we’ve gotta not be scared of it.”