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The Mindful Freediver Manifesto

The Mindful Freediver Manifesto Note: The following writings were inspired by the short essay The Conscience of a Hacker by Loyd Blankenship. Another day passes, and another headline surfaces, “Freediver Sets New Depth Record.” Another Netflix show releases, another tragedy portrait “Chronicles Of A Freediver’s Death”… Casual observer. They’re all alike. Paints us all with …

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Mindfulness Freediving, A Safer and More Informed Approach To Breathwork And Meditation

Mindfulness Freediving, A Safer and More Informed Approach To Breathwork and meditation Disclaimer: Readers are encouraged to seek multiple perspectives and conduct their research before forming conclusions about the effectiveness of any breathwork training method. The article below is the author’s perspective on most (not all) modern breathwork methods, based on his over 15 years …

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Ear equalization in freediving is 99% practice and 1% theory (Why watching more YouTube videos won’t help you much)

Ear equalization in freediving is 99% practice and 1% theory (Why watching More YouTube videos won’t help you much) Back in the days when I was a more dedicated yoga (asanas) practitioner and teacher, I would often come across sayings from different yoga masters emphasizing the importance of regular practice over theory. Quotes like “Yoga …

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Things You Need To Know Before Doing A Freediving Course (That No One Else Talks About)

Things you need to know before doing a freediving course (that no one else talks about) Freediving has gained popularity in recent years thanks to a mix of freediving competitions going mainstream, Hollywood and Netflix writers running out of ideas to write about, and Instagram influencers looking for new ways to capture the attention of …

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A Journey Through Rhythms And Moves In Zanzibar (With Afrobeats Music And Dance)

A Journey Through Rhythms and Moves In Zanzibar (With Afrobeats Music And Dance) Music and dance has always been a powerful medium for cultural expression and a source of unity among people worldwide. Different regions of the world have their music and dance forms that have become a worldwide phenomenon. For example countries like Argentina …

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Eating My Wings To Make Me Tame (How Restricted Depths Turned Me Into a Master of Ear Equalization)

Eating My Wings To Make Me Tame (How Restricted Depths Turned Me Into a Master of Ear Equalization) When I returned to Mauritius in 2018 after intensive freediving training in Bali, I knew I was going to face two big challenges to continue progressing on my freediving journey – finding a buddy to train with …

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The Philosophical Depths of Ghost in the Shell (Can Machines Develop Souls While Humans Lose Theirs?)

The Philosophical Depths of Ghost in the Shell (Can Machines Develop Souls While Humans Lose Theirs?) In the year 2029, the world is characterized by remarkable technological advancements that were once thought to be confined to the realm of science fiction. Cyborgs, prosthetic bodies, and brain-computer interfaces have become commonplace, humans now possess cyber brains …

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