What is your life goal? Not the ones inspired by Disney but, in all honesty, how would you want your life to be? Sometimes, the determinant for our decisions is the expectations laid to us by others, instead of us doing what we love. Most of them mean well, and out of our love and respect for them, we tend to compromise. Our society too pressures us to fit into its mold. Between a high-paying job and passion, most people, because of the long list of commitments and obligations are left with little to no control of their decisions. At…


Lodging is undoubted one of the first things you consider when planning for a vacation trip. Vacation rentals rose to the trend as the tourism industry starts to bloom. It’s cheaper than staying in a hotel and offers a variety of unique experiences at the same time. What if you had a property set up for rentals instead? If you are the travel & adventure kind of person, then owning a vacation rental might be the thing for you. You’ll earn extra income and have a vacation home to stay in whenever you miss the ocean! …


Would you like to be a world-class surfing champion? Or maybe, get out of your shelf once in a while and try something new? Whether you are a young, middle-aged, or advanced in years, you can be the surfer of your dreams! Talent is not everything in surfing so don’t give up! It’s never too late nor is it impossible with perseverance and motivation. You just need courage to go for it and a trainer that believes in you!

Meet Martin Dunn, a Professional Surf Coach and an International Surf Trainer. He’s been in the field for more than 3…


How would you like to have the most exhilaratingly memorable adventure of your life? Talk about an epic getaway where you can escape the daily hustles or move on from a bad relationship. How about an irresistible retreat where you can shop with the sweetest deals, explore nature, fall in love with the desert sunset on a camel tour, or just be in the ocean and surf all day! Your adventure is your choice!

Elizabeth “Mama Liz” Sans is the legend behind Dryft Water Sports. They began offering custom and prepackaged surf and yoga tours in 2017. They also design…


Do you want to have your own surf business or have already started one but struggling with how to make things work during the new normal? Working remotely has pressed into the mainstream in a remarkably brief period. This trend has earned itself positive feedbacks and many companies and individuals feel optimistic about the new future of work. However, like any other set up, working remotely presents its own challenges and issues. To turn your surf business into a success, you need to look into strategies, tools, and options that will cater to your lifestyle and needs.

Peter Fabor started…


It means everything for a father to hear his kid say, “You’re the best dad ever!” Well, in actuality, no dad is perfect in the most literal sense. But there are dads who can go beyond their daddy duties to make sure their family is safe, happy, and empowered. They are dads who deserve our utmost respect and love. On that note, we ought to understand what really makes a dad.

Philipp Hartmann, an amazing big wave surfer and the founder of Dadicateddotcom, has an amazingly interesting anecdote on being a dad. It was a long and tough journey before…


Surfing and art- what a lovely combination of two of the most beautiful things in the world! A carefully crafted art brings to life the world inside it by its mesmerizing charm. It’s beyond what we call, “state of the art” when we can capture the earth’s beauty in every artwork and transform it into a heartwarming piece. The values and disciplines learned in surfing tailors in the perfect art inspiration. With the two together, it is possible to create a brand that cares for nature.

Clara Negrel fell in love with surfing at age 10. At a young age…


Have you ever been in a state of flow? The feeling is so intrinsically rewarding that all the resources spent do not account for the gratification and sense of purpose it brings. Many concepts and factors need to work simultaneously to achieve flow, however, achieving that is NOT as complicated as it may sound. It comes naturally out of passion and it is possible to integrate it into our daily lives and create a positive change. That optimal and purposeful experience is what we need today in this stress-filled world.

Julia Colangelo researches primarily about flow and mindfulness and how…


What are the things you consider to be the most important in life? Sometimes, the answer to that creates an irony of contradicting goals. Distraught as you can be, you’re left with the dilemma of which one to let go and which one to pursue. Rather than wasting time making a decision which you’ll probably regret later, why not just weave all these goals together in the present. You’ve already identified your destination. The only thing left for you to do is walk the path.

Natalie Fox was born where freedom is abundant. Rather than taking that for granted, she…


Creating a start-up can be very intimidating. Given the statistics and success rates of businesses makes one think if such an endeavor is worth the risk. On the other hand, the glorious feeling of your first sale and the vision of finally affecting change can be a reminder of why you started out on the journey in the first place. The business space is full of unique struggles and challenges that only businessmen understand. But it is also full of solid reasons why many are still attracted to the industry.

For Maree Beare, her whys came in connection to health…

Imi Barneaud

My name is Imi Barneaud and I am a surfer, a mum and an entrepreneur. My podcast is a series of weekly conversations with surfers about careers.

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