Diving for Sanity – Depression & Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common conditions in the US, with depression following closely behind.The modern world is all about stress and things that you need to have finished by yesterday, and the

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Artificial gills – Real or Fake?

I’m going to start out by saying this is just my personal opinion. It’s an opinion based on the laws of conservation of energy and the amount of oxygen contained in water, but hey, it’s

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how to find the right dive shop

How to spot the dive shop that’s best for you – and why general recommendations shouldn’t be trusted

Not all dive shops are created equal. But, hey, not all divers are either. We have different expectations, needs, and preferences. Here are some tips on effectively narrowing your search and selecting

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The Right to Be

Hi, you. Yes, YOU, who doesn’t fit the Barbie mold nor her wetsuit. You’re not alone. I’m not averting my eyes pretending not to see you. I’m not gracing you with a sympathetic

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Scuba Diving in Cozumel

Beginner’s scuba excursion in Cozumel, Mex. Only our second trip. Caught the bug and we want to get certified for next time. Filmed with GoPro Hero2 with dive housing.

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The Woman Who Dives The Deepest – My Shocking Story

Most people can hold their breath for forty seconds, Tanya Streeter can hold her breath for over six minutes. Diving to the ocean floor on a single breath is an ancient skill among pearl and sponge fishermen,

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Curious about scuba diving? Here’s what beginning training looks like.

This is the video of the dive Nr.2 for the SNSI Open Water course. The aim of this video is to show everybody exercises for the first session of training with scuba. This video is part of an integrated

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Smooth seas never made a skilled sailor - or diver.

Bad scenes can make good divers

What real life experience have you had that’s made you a more skilled diver? “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” said FDR. I contend it doesn’t make a skilled diver either.

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The BARE Truth about those cute wetsuits.

Had an interesting exchange on Twitter with Bare. They’ve got some really cute wetsuits (which I complimented) and asked to make them in our sizes. They’re response was that they had adjusted

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plus size diver on boat

The BIG Debate

The common argument heard from those unhappy about the overweight or obese scuba diver is this: fitness. That’s stupid, and we’ll talk about why, but first let’s see how the argument

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