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.
The Holiday season can be difficult, yet the exact time when I find myself looking back on painful memories is also the time to look forward to the brightness of the New Year.