John Kinsella


Recent blog posts written by John Kinsella

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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Coral Reef Surveys Take to the Skies

Coral Reef Surveys Take to the Skies

27 September, 2016 at 7:30 am Comments are Disabled

Where are coral reefs most at threat? Seems like a simple enough question, but the fact is that nobody really knows. With estimates that up to 60 percent of the world’s coral reefs are seriously damaged, scientists, resource managers, divers and the public are deeply concerned about coral reefs degrading […]

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Dive into the National Park Service’s Centennial Celebration

Dive into the National Park Service’s Centennial Celebration

24 August, 2016 at 5:17 am Comments are Disabled

The Best Idea Noted American writer and environmentalist Wallace Stegner famously called the national park idea “the best idea we ever had.” The National Park Service has its 100th birthday this year. Divers everywhere should celebrate. Say “National Park” and immediately everyone thinks about a couple of the big ones, […]

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PADI and Seiko to Release PADI Special Edition Diver’s Watches

PADI and Seiko to Release PADI Special Edition Diver’s Watches

15 August, 2016 at 10:14 pm Comments are Disabled

There’s something special about diver’s watches. They’re functional, durable, good-looking and immensely popular, not just with divers, but with anyone looking for a tough, handsome, watch. In an increasingly digital world, quality analog dive watches have stood the test of time. For divers everywhere, they remain valued and well-loved accessories; essential […]

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The Best Thing About Diving is a Buddy

The Best Thing About Diving is a Buddy

2 August, 2016 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

The Best Thing About Diving is a Buddy Sometimes, in an uncertain world, it’s the small things that can make a real difference. Something like reaching out and making a new friend, or simply saying “thanks” to an old one. And there’s nothing quite like a shared passion for diving […]

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