According to research, being out in nature not only makes us feel better emotionally, it contributes to our physical wellbeing, reducing blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension, and the production of stress hormones. It may even reduce mortality, which demonstrates that getting into the great outdoors not only makes us feel good, it makes a difference to our health and happiness.
One of the challenges we all face is the immense change taking place in our lives. No matter where we live or work, things have radically shifted, leaving many of us uneasy and looking to our leaders for reassurance.
No matter the weather, these surfers are up early, testing their skills against the waves. Skills they’ve learned, applied, and refined for years through practice and persistence until they’ve mastered the art of surfing. More times, than not, they’re successful at catching a wave and riding it into the beach, only to paddle back out and start all over again.