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Salt water mixed with air

What quote am I vibing? "If the ocean can calm itself, so can you. We are both salt water mixed with air." Nayyirah Waheed

Pounds of Trash Removed from the Wild since Last Post: 28

Pounds of Trash Removed from the Wild in 2020: 934

All-Time Pounds of Trash Removed from the Wild: 1458

I have been trying to re-enter a more regular practice of meditation - I only turn to it when I feel like my brain has nowhere else to go, but I know that if I committed to meditating more regularly, my brain would be more equipped to find a calm place.

Luckily, picking up trash has become a way for me to sort my thoughts and feelings - especially when I have the privilege of cleaning up the beach - the sound of the waves, gentle or otherwise. Very soothing. Regulating to the heart and mind.

During a meditation this week on my Calm app, I encountered the above quote, and it hit deep. The sea is calming because we are the sea. We should take care of the sea because we are the sea.

November 10. Santa Lucea Beach. 1 pound.

November 11. Kanner Highway. 5 pounds.

November 14. Seacrest Scrub Natural Area with Brian. 11 pounds.

November 15. Chastain Beach Parking Lot. 11 pounds.

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