Best surfing destinations

5 of the World’s Very Best Surfing Destinations

Guestpost You’re likely spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding which place to surf next. With countless hotspots around the world to consider, the possibilities are almost endless – but consider the coveted, cherished surfing spots you may not have visited just yet. Here are just five of the best surfing destinations around the world, and what to do […]

Surfing and mindfulness

How surfing helped me kick anxiety’s ass: 4 ways it changed my life

Over the last couple of years, scientific research (“the science of stoke”) has shown that surfing significantly improves people’s moods and self-esteem and that it reduces suffering. I can tell you one thing, I think they’re right. My first panic attack When I had my first panic attack, I thought I was going crazy. I thought I’d lost my mind […]

what is mindfulness

Introducing mindfulness: what is mindfulness + 10 easy exercises

More and more people are starting to practice mindfulness. That doesn’t surprise me, considering the huge number of people with stress-related health issues, such as burn-outs, depression, and anxiety. In Holland, one in seven employees suffers from work-related stress, and in the United States, 18% of the population suffers from anxiety. Do you also experience health issues due to stress […]

Surfing Mentawai

A dream come true: surfing the Mentawai Islands at Awera Resort

Are you thinking or dreaming of surfing the Mentawai Islands? But you’re not sure yet if you can handle the waves? Even if you’re not into surfing at all, and you’re accompanying your surfing partner on a family holiday, I can tell you: going to the Mentawai Islands is always a good idea. Want to know what kind of dream […]

Surf watches for women

5 Best Waterproof Surf Watches for Women 2018

Are you looking for stylish waterproof surf watches that also handle big wipe-outs? Although I usually don’t like to wear a watch in the water (it’s nice to just get sucked into the timeless space of surfing and not worry about anything except catching as many waves as possible), sometimes you just have to. You need to know when to […]

Quinten Jacobs

Dream Chasers: Quinten Jacobs

Quinten Jacobs is a young and super talented Dutch creative who recently made the decision to chase his dream and become a professional photographer. His photos are breathtaking, his adventurous, entrepreneurial spirit is inspirational, and his honesty is incredibly refreshing. Don’t just take my words for it. Read his story and take a look at his work. Dream Chasers is […]

Hoe je wilskracht op kunt bouwen om je dromen waar te maken

Soms weten we wat onze droom is, maar ontbreekt het ons aan duurzame wilskracht om hem waar te maken. We weten allemaal hoe het gaat. Je hebt een idee, je maakt een plan, je bent de eerste week zwaar gemotiveerd…en dan gebeurt er iets. Er gebeurt iets waardoor je aan jezelf gaat twijfelen. Waardoor je denkt dat het toch niet […]

going vegan

October Challenge: Going Vegan

I thought I knew quite a lot about health and global issues. I’ve been immersing myself in the subject of nutrition for the last 4 years, I’ve worked for several NGOs, and in Uni teachers bombarded us with facts and videos about health, development, inequality, animal and human right violations, and climate change. Yet, until yesterday, I was still eating […]

Tracy Gray

Dream Chasers: Tracy Gray

Tracy Gray decided 8 years ago at age 39, to turn her life around and swap her IT career for a yoga teaching career. With 3 kids, she manages to study everything there is to know about yoga, anatomy, yoga therapy and thai massage, teach her classes, run her own retreats,  be there for her family, and still schedule in some time for herself. She says […]

Dream Chasers: Nikki Stevenson

Nikki Stevenson runs her own business in yoga mats and yoga clothing. A true entrepreneur, she’s a rad surfing yogi from Australia, based in Bali. Nikki is also a yoga teacher and publishes her classes online on her website, a great source of inspiration for any yogi.  The first time I met Nikki was during a yoga class at Serenity. She was teaching. […]