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?
What do surfing, manual labor, mental health, and mindfulness all have to do with each other? Read more to find out.
A lovely quote from one of my favorites for Wellness Wednesday.
I go over the 15 cognitive distortions you might not even realizing you're doing! Using examples from my surfing experiences, I explain how I challenge them.
Every day, whether its the start of 2020 or a random day, has the potential for self-love, self-reflection, and the chance to make a better choice than you did yesterday.