gratitude

International Surfing Day + Father's Day: A weekend full of gratitude

International Surfing Day + Father's Day: A weekend full of gratitude

Surfing and Father’s Day! For me, the two go hand-in-hand. And it only seems appropriate that International Surfing Day and Father’s Day fall on the same weekend.

MOVING MINDFULLY: An Accessible Guide to More Sustainable Travel

MOVING MINDFULLY: An Accessible Guide to More Sustainable Travel

Because for those of us who itch to see the world, surf perfect waves, and experience the beauty and diversity of other cultures, not traveling is simply out of the question. So, the question then becomes: How can we travel more mindfully?

NEVER QUIT YOUR DAY DREAM

NEVER QUIT YOUR DAY DREAM

From the moment my obsession with surfing began, maybe around 8 or 9 years old, I always day-dreamed about becoming a professional surfer. Throughout my early teenage years I surfed in competitions and I even managed to receive support from a few amazing sponsors. And as a kid that grew up in a wave-starved stretch of coast in South Carolina, I felt like I was doing a damn good job. Like I was well on my way.

WORLD OCEANS' DAY

WORLD OCEANS' DAY

You've given me some of my highest highs as well as some of the most terrifying and humbling experiences. You've shown me what's possible, leading me to my edge, offering me a platform to stand tall in my greatness, all while making sure I keep my ego well out of the way.

THE CONDITIONS ARE ALWAYS CHANGING...

THE CONDITIONS ARE ALWAYS CHANGING...

The conditions are always changing... Out in the waves. Here on dry land. While we breathe and sweat on the yoga mat. The world around us is constantly moving through seasons and cycles and transformation. And we are much the same. So while we can't always control the conditions, the question becomes, "How can we respond?"

BALI BLISS: RECAPPING 6 WEEKS ON THE ISLAND OF THE GODS (PART I)

BALI BLISS: RECAPPING 6 WEEKS ON THE ISLAND OF THE GODS (PART I)

Bali is a place that had always been on my list of places to visit before I die, but it’s a place that also seemed so far away, so foreign, and somewhere that I didn’t think I was quite ready for… Not just yet. That is until, about a year ago now, I received an email from Go Light Our World Founder, Kayla Nielsen, that would change everything.

N E W month • NEW moon • NEW visions ☽❍☾

 N E W month • NEW moon • NEW visions ☽❍☾

As I take another sip of air, I allow myself to settle right back into right now. Because right now feels good. And right now is exactly where I need to be.

LEARNING PATIENCE

LEARNING PATIENCE

Over and over again, I’ve been told that, “Patience is a virtue,” and that, “Good things come to those who wait.” I’ve had the word “patience” thrown at me more times than I can count, but in all honesty, I’ve never fully grasped the concept of being patient until now…