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5 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Skateboarding

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5 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Skateboarding

What's true on the half-pipe is true for your life...
Tim van der Vliet
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May 21, 2015 at 06:45 AM

What life lessons can be learned from skateboarding, you may wonder? Well, if you open your mind you can learn your life lessons anywhere.

Skateboarding, football, spiritual practice, meditation, the work you've had it with, playing with your children - everywhere! This is a true “Zen from Amsterdam” point of view: Get your lessons anywhere and anytime. You don't necessarily have to lock yourself away in a cave in India to learn the deepest lessons of life.

One thing you learn from skateboarding is to stand up after you have fallen. You will make mistakes in life. If you learn to stand up after you fall, happiness will hit you in the face - though hopefully not too hard! ;-)

Watch this video I've made & discover the other four lessons you can learn form skateboarding (with or without your kids):

And if you like the Zen form Amsterdam point of view...check out my book Spiritual Awakening (The Easy Way)! Dip into it daily to get your shot of Zen form Amsterdam inspiration.

Talk soon! <3 from Amsterdam, Tim

About Author
Tim van der Vliet
Tim van der Vliet is the Amsterdam-based Hay House author of Spiritual Awakening (The Easy Way), a strongly visual design-led book in which the concept of spirituality is turned on its head with powerful, surprising, and often humorous in Continue reading