Author Dami Roelse

Dami Roelse is certified life coach, author and retired mental health provider. Born in Holland, Dami has traveled the world extensively, lived on different continents and has learned to use her travel as inspiration for living. Dami uses long distance hiking and backpacking as a means to deepen her connection with nature and the universe. Aside from trekking in the Himalayas and Morocco, walking and hiking in Europe, Dami has hiked long sections of the Pacific Crest trail. Dami writes about the benefits of walking, hiking and backpacking for women50plus in her book, "Walking Gone Wild, How to lose your age on the trail”. Her second book “Fly Free, a memoir of Love, Loss and Walking the Path” will be published in July 2020. Dami makes her home in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dami writes blogs about transformational travel and hiking experiences on her website http:// You can follow Dami on her website, her Facebook pages, @DamiRoelse and @WalkingWomen50plus, Twitter @dami97520, and Instagram @walkingwoman70plus. Dami also hosts two groups: one @walkingwomen50plus for women interested in walking, hiking and backpacking and one for people who want to live more mindfully, @The Examined Life

Walking Into My Third Act

I knew I could be happy again after loss; I knew I could walk myself happy.  This became a pivot point for my 2nd act. In the years that followed I ventured out into the mountains of my home state.