“Hang Ten” in the New Year
January 1, 2019
“Hanging ten” originated from surf culture and refers to the act of hanging all ten toes off a surfboard while surfing.
Today, “hanging ten” is often referring to relaxing.
While you may be tempted to create and commit to a New Year’s Resolution on January first – you are unwittingly putting pressure on yourself. This new year, work on your resolutions at your own pace and take care of yourself. By listening to your natural inclinations, you will be in a better position to meet your goals with less anxiety and tension.
Surfing allows people to participate in an activity that helps them to escape their daily worries. Their minds are focused on catching the next wave. Let this inspire you to keep your resolution while taking time to relax, recharge, and refocus.
5 Tips to “Hang Ten” in the New Year
- Learn a new game
- Start a book club
- Commit to meeting a friend for lunch or calling them once a week
- Mentor a student
- Find a new hobby