Tag: freediving

Freediving and Mental Health

Freediving and Mental Health

Self confession post… Let’s face it – the the pandemic created a mental health crisis that is far larger than the so called experts even gave consideration to. Between lockdowns, travel restrictions, closed pool facilities, etc, I found myself spiraling down into dark pits of 

What is the Mammalian Dive Reflex

What is the Mammalian Dive Reflex

the Mammalian Dive Reflex is a unique set of evolutionary adaptations inherent within all mammals from a time when all life developed in the oceans.

Why things have been quiet

Why things have been quiet

So the official launch for this site announcement has languished for months – here’s why… In late Sept of 2019 I contracted a nasty viral respiratory infection that knocked me out for over 6 weeks. I hadn’t been that sick in over 20 years. In 

Freediving & Minimalism

Freediving & Minimalism

For the past several months I’ve come to see the constant deluge of awareness and information overload as a hindrance to just about everything in my life as I approach that point where I can no longer say I’m in my mid 50’s. Simply stated, 

(Free)Dive To Be Alive

(Free)Dive To Be Alive

‘Diving keeps you alive, and you don’t become a zombie in the mind controlled world in which we live in.’ … claims Hayward Coleman, a 70 years old yogi master. The philosophy for Liquid Life Freediving isn’t about freediving being an adrenaline sport, it’s not 

Living The Liquid Life

Living The Liquid Life

It’s my hope that this blog… this journal… will be an inspiration to those looking for a different way of seeing and participating in freediving. I’ll be writing about more than freediving itself.

Why Yoga for Freediving?

Why Yoga for Freediving?

“A rigorous yoga practice is my personal moving meditation in training for freediving and life.” Cliff Etzel When I started freediving around 1998, I use to will myself through pure physical exertion thinking that by building only the physical aspect of my body I would