What is Break Diving?

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD
Founder, Break Diving, Inc.
(c) 2017 by Monroe Mann

Break Diving is the lost art of finding and creating opportunity.  Instead of waiting for opportunities to float to the surface, break divers dive in to the cold and icy water of resistance and make their own breaks.… Read More

Radhika Mahtani: Break Diving 10

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Full Name: Radhika Mahtani
Country of Origin: India
Current City and Country: Boston, MA

1. Who are you in just a few sentences, including some of your greatest accomplishments? I am a Data / Research Analyst. I currently work as a research volunteer at Northeastern University; at History UnErased, Inc; and at MediaGirls.org.… Read More

Shree Patel: Break Diving 10

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Full Name: Shree Patel
Country of Origin: USA
Current City and Country: Closter, NJ

1. Who are you in just a few sentences, including some of your greatest accomplishments? – I still believe I have a long way to go in terms of achieving my greatest accomplishments since I am young and have many years ahead of me.… Read More

You Matter

By: Break Diving, Inc. Staff (With Monroe Mann)

Look at the title again.

This is something that everyone should say to him/herself every single morning:

YOU MATTER!

Sadly, though, positivity towards oneself is something a lot of people neglect to do.… Read More

秋叶 (Autumn Leaves)

By: Echo Yu in Suzhou, China
Staff Member, Break Diving’s Fluency Project

我喜欢秋天,我更喜欢秋天的落叶。
  我喜欢独自一人坐在秋千上看秋的落叶。看着它们静悄悄的脱离枝脉,一片一片,悠悠荡荡,像一个个小精灵们无忧无虑的飞在空中。
  记忆中的秋天仍是硕果累累的金黄色。下课铃响起,我和伙伴们便迫不及待的冲出教室,在大榕树下的落叶堆里试图寻找最强健的“筋”(树叶的叶脉),试图在“拔筋”(两个人将各自的叶脉交叉,用力拽,谁的叶脉先断即为输)活动中摘得头筹。那时,每个秋天我总是乐此不疲的寻找着“筋”,转瞬已过十多年,却再没有体会过专心寻找一根打遍天下无敌手的“筋”的执着之情了。

  儿时总是有数不清的美好回忆,一片叶子,一截粉笔甚至一块石头都能开心的玩上一天。长大后却远远没了那份耐心,眼里丢失了很多美好。我不在驻足看一片枯黄的秋叶翩然落下,而是裹紧大衣,行色匆匆。有多久没有好好感受秋天了呢,每每想至此,便免不了自责忘记了生活的本质。
  看着落叶幽幽的从枝头姿势悠然的划落下来,没有任何叹息。不免感叹,叶这短短一生,有风掠过,有云掠过,有鸟陪过,有蝶舞过。它品味春天的风雨,夏天的艳阳,留着清光的气息,浓阳的呢喃。
  来年,来年这里又是一方绿葱之地。
  明霞的暖秋,静丽的落叶,温暖的思绪,簌簌的落下。
  秋千的环绕,风儿带来了积藏已久的哀怨和彷徨,寻觅。寻觅灿烂,抓住即逝的美丽,让它闪亮,在记忆中存香。


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