COURTNEY BEAVER, 33, TRAVEL AGENT, AUSTIN
chocolate sandwich roasted over the flames): the perfect end to the day.
My time on the ranch reminded me how exhilarating it is to step outside of what I know and to try new things and meet different people. It helped me recall the times I’d taken on challenges before – and succeeded. This – alongside the fresh air and time to myself – definitely gave my spirits a boost, and I returned home with increased confidence and a swagger in my cowboy boots.
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