Snowboarding, my mountain meditation 🧡
This mountain perspective calls me, deeply. Nature’s water and wind elements so crisp & clear.
The SOUND of my snowboard sliding and riding along the snow is what captivates me most. That sound is soothing and energising all at once.
Once I got my skills, balance & equilibrium sorted, I could put more of my attention on that sound👂
It’s incredibly informative. I could tell how groomed the snow was, or not. I could tell how many other skiers and snowboarders had been on the run already. Was it crisp & sharp sounding? Or soft and smooth sounding? 🏂
It gave me feedback on how the edges and flat of my board were working in my favour, or not! 🏂
Was my edge digging in too hard? It warned me I’d be closer to catching an edge than not and risking a face plant in the snow!! 🏂
Alternatively, was the flat underbelly of my board taking over my ride & acting solo, OR, was it balanced movement that I could hear the sound of flat-edge-flat-edge? 🏂
The former meant picking up too much speed and risking losing control. At least until I developed more skill. The latter meant I was in harmony with my board, with the mountain snow-terrain and therefore with ME. I was integrating my experience 🏞
A mountain meditation I still enjoy as much as I can. An active way I do a “service and tune” on my higher, rooftop perspective. 🏂
Mother Nature dials me in because her terrain and snow fall are different every time and each day I strap in to the board ☀️🏞
What’s your active meditation that helps you keep perspective? At home or going somewhere, that’s unique to you 😍🤙 I’d love to learn about how you do it 🏂😊 #leadership #leadershipdevelopment