Anyone who has surfed a couple of times will be familiar with the way surfing can make you feel calm, relaxed and let go of all the things you were worrying about back on land. But what about using the ocean to practice mindfulness?
Ever felt like there's not enough time in the day? Or packed in so much that suddenly you feel exhausted - mentally if not physically? Chances are, you're sitting looking at your screen nodding.
Have you ever held back because of confidence, nerves or self-consciousness? I certainly have. Confidence & worrying about how others perceive us has always been a big thing for me but surfing has taught me a lot about overcoming my fears...
It's almost mid-October, and I'm itching to go surfing. Usually, I'm what's known as a 'fair weather' surfer - the thought of running into the sea during the UK winter isn't usually my idea of fun. But jumping into crystal blue seas, with the sun shining warmly overhead? Perfect. Yet this year, I'm willing to … Continue reading ‘Undercurrents’ – Exploring the simple joy of surfing