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Surfing, PTSD and Trauma… The Ocean Can Save Your Life

By |2018-04-19T15:25:52+00:00April 19th, 2018|Categories: Fitness & wellbeing, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In large, mental illness is stigmatized, misunderstood, and goes mostly untreated, but surf-scientists have found that hanging ten could be a healthy way to manage symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, and depression.  Also read our review of  the documentary Resurface, a moving story about a suicidal veteran who found surfing just in time to save his life. [...]

Coping with fatigue while surfing

By |2017-07-24T15:47:27+00:00July 8th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It’s always like this. You start paddling towards the lineup, super stoked, and the waves look so much fun. The first duck dive is fine, the second one is ok. But another set is coming and you start paddling faster and faster… and then slower and slower. You’re not breathless, but can’t face another duck dive, [...]