What I've learned about accepting myself, sobriety as the beginning rather than the end, and why all I ever needed to do was make space for the person I am.
Just a little essay on how when we force ourselves to change and grow is when we stop ourselves from changing. How do we embrace change with less fear and more grace?
How can we re-write the stories of ourselves by looking into our own selves rather than frantically searching for something outside of us?
I thought I would kill it at snowboarding. I definitely did not. But I also remembered something I'd forgotten I already knew, and once I started living it everything else fell into place. Read about how in this new post. Image credit to @mkphotos808 on Instagram <3
It's so easy for us to see when we are using the wrong board. It's so easy for us to see what needs to change or what we need to do differently in surfing, but in the rest of our lives we're equally quick to blame ourselves. What if you have always perfectly fit life all along, but you just needed to start believing it?
It's taken me practically a year to write this post again. I wanted to write the perfect post. Then I realized I would never write anything thinking like that. Read about why you need to do, instead of doing your best.
There is a lot I don't know right now...about how to help, what to do, and how to understand myself in this world. But there are a few things I do know. Here they are.
2020 has presented us with new ways of thinking (which are not so new, new challenges (which have been around for a long time), and a powerful awareness of the need for our participation in the world's improvement.
In this essay, I explore the meaning of right and wrong, why self-improvement made me so angry at the start of quarantine, and how the ocean operates as my center through it all.
How do we keep ourselves from dissolving into hopelessness, fear, depression, and loss in this unprecedentedly terrifying time?