The Solution to the Destructive Evils of Social Media

wake up kick ass be kind repeat

We need a Social Media 2.0 that creates community instead of turning us into lonely braggarts.

(Originally published in The Epoch Times, on August 15, 2019)

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME
Founder, Break Diving, Inc.

Social media destroys people’s relationships, causes “Facebook envy,” reduces self-esteem, makes users feel lonely, and encourages arrogant and egotistical behavior.… Read More

What Is Water?

Water in Glass

By: Shreya Mahajan
A Break Diver in India

[Edited slightly by staff editors for clarity, paragraphs, and spelling, but in general, the English and grammar remain in the style of the author.]

What is water?

  1. Litre of water weighs 1 kilo and when electrolysed will produce hydrogen and oxygen as described by the following equation.
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Your Enemy Is Your Friend

image of friendship

By: Ammar Dawoodi
A Break Diver in India

[Edited slightly by staff editors for clarity, paragraphs, and spelling, but in general, the English and grammar remain in the style of the author.]

I want to share share something about FRIENDSHIP.

This is my real life story (Day of my last exam of 12th Grade).… Read More

The Different Energies in My Nerves

Relaxing photo

By: Gay Mare Capones
A Break Diver in the Philippines

We all want to change some aspects of our lives. We are looking for something different, a greater achievement, or something better. This yearning is the reason why we are moving forward with our lives in a positive way.… Read More

Radhika Mahtani: Break Diving 10

Photo of Radhika

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

Shree Patel Photo

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

Wise Words from KFC.

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME, EMT
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.

I was eating lunch at KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) the other day, and the placemat had a bunch of ‘brain games’.  Naturally, I figured they were kids games that wouldn’t challenge me at all.… Read More

Best Halloween Costume Ever

Shot by Claire Hanbing Lu
Break Diving Member and Volunteer in Canada

(c) 2017 by Claire Hanbing Lu, used with permission via a perpetual non-exclusive license to Break Diving, Inc. for any and all legal purposes.


Break Diving, Inc. is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization.Read More

More Inspiring Quotes, Chinese Fortunes, and Horoscopes

Compiled by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME, EMT
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.

The following are real Chinese fortunes, newspaper horoscopes, and generally inspiring quotations I have encountered over the years.  This is Volume Two! 😀 I hope they inspire you as much as they inspire me on my life’s journey:

“You will grow in awareness. 

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