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My PADI Interview: Juan Gonzales, Military Veteran & PTSD Fighter

My PADI Interview: Juan Gonzales, Military Veteran & PTSD Fighter

1 November, 2016 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Juan Gonzales is a former United States Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant who retired from the service after 12 years and three deployments in the hotspots of US military action around the world: two to Iraq and one to Afghanistan. Diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in 2004, he nevertheless […]

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Scuba Restores Neurological and Psychological Function in Paraplegics

Scuba Restores Neurological and Psychological Function in Paraplegics

26 October, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Many of the stories about the healing power of scuba that stick in the mind have something in common; there’s hard evidence to support them. Some of these are truly remarkable, yet they don’t seem to get the attention they deserve. This is one of those stories. Dive Trip With […]

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Blue Mind: The Healing Power of Water

Blue Mind: The Healing Power of Water

10 October, 2016 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Divers just know. They know they love the water, especially being under it. What they might not know is that water has tremendous healing power and there are demonstrable physiological reasons for this. Now, thanks to Wallace J. Nichols’ descriptively titled book Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How […]

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The Healing Power of Scuba

The Healing Power of Scuba

6 October, 2016 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

P.T. Hirschfield dives as if her life depended on it No one is more grateful for her PADI Open Water diver certification than P.T. Hirschfield. And the timing of the experience couldn’t have been more opportune. In 2010, the Australian traveled to the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, where she […]

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