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Surrender

Just surrender. To life, To God, To you. Breathe in experiences, Exhale the pain, Keep the lessons. Simply surrender, And live.

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AAS Depth Championship, p.2

After the meeting I drove back to Amed to get my equipment and returned to sleep in a hotel in Tulamben. My check in time the following morning was set for 6:54 am, meaning I needed to stretch and get dressed (if you haven’t put on a wetsuit before..believe me, it takes a bit) early. …

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AAS Depth Championship, p.1

I’ve been trying to write about my first experience competing freediving but I can’t seem to get into the flow of things. I’ve written paragraphs about how I began freediving, the certifications I’ve done, the places I’ve been. But none of that feels important. I decided I wanted to set the national record for Panama …

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Sensuality

Sensuality. It’s a funny word. Almost shameful to think of at times. Easily confused or used as sexuality…sometimes allowing a vulgar or dirty thought come into your mind when you read or say it. Sensuality. I say it in my head over and over again because I want to embrace it without shame or embarrassment. …

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Flow

Just go with the flow. Listen to your voice, Move your body, And free your soul.

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To old and new

I left home the beginning of May 2017. In the past 16 months I have been in over thirty flights, traveled to eight different countries, I’ve eaten with locals in rural China, danced the night on the streets of Hong Kong, seen beautiful sunsets in the most remote and pristine locations, swam with manta rays, went …