Tag: skatepark


  • Overcoming Anxiety

    Overcoming Anxiety

    I’ve probably talked about this before, but skateparks can be a great place to raise your anxiety levels. Many moons ago, I managed to bash my head, and it has given me a lot of issues in the intervening years. Migraines, nausea, mental health, I’ve been there and bought the t-shirt, so I took a […]

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  • Clothes

    Clothes

    Today, I will take a flyer on this blog and talk about clothing and mental health. I ride BMX, and to support the culture; I’ll wear clothing by brands I identify with. Sometimes, I feel that this raises expectations of my abilities. I know this is in my head, and in reality, nobody cares. It […]

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  • Excited to Be at the Skatepark

    Excited to Be at the Skatepark

    In a previous article, I discussed being anxious about going to the skatepark; today, I’m going to look at the opposite end of the spectrum, being too excited. Being ready to rush straight in can have some unintended consequences, and taking a moment before jumping in can save you from a bad experience.

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  • How to Mindfully See at  the Skatepark

    How to Mindfully See at the Skatepark

    Today we are going to look at the idea of mindful seeing. When you turn up a new spot, skatepark, ledge, rail, or trails, it doesn’t matter; this is an excellent way to bring yourself mentally into the game.

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  • The Skatepark: A Mindfulness Guide

    The Skatepark: A Mindfulness Guide

    One of the most anxious times you can have as a BMXer is going to a new skatepark, trails, street spot, or even just a car park. We’ve all been there and know the anxious feels. Sometimes, trying something new is scary, be it a moment of hesitation or a full-on panic attack. We’ll look […]

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