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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. [...]

How surfing can improve your mental health

By |2017-04-26T14:11:39+00:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

There’s people out there that start surfing to tick something off their bucket list. Or to get physically fit, or because a friend or family member has talked them into it. But others do it for more therapeutic reasons. Because they’ve found themselves in a dark place, struggle to cope with daily life or because they’re [...]