Hammock Love

Here's a simple fix to some of life's unhappiness: Do more of what you love. Though drinking and eating and a few other things might be tricky in the long run.

For such a simple idea, I don't know why it's not easier to do. Maybe I'm managing my time inefficiently? Maybe I'm too caught up in updating my social media accounts? Maybe I've forgotten what I love to do? Maybe it's time to unplug a little and dig deeper--- and remember what makes us happy.

Surfing makes me happy. Creativity and painting make me happy. So do camping, hiking, and bacon. But what I've forgotten that I used to love love love to do is hammocking. Everyone should have a hammock. Hammocks are like portals to your mom's womb---less gross and messy too. I find warmth and security when in one and you have no choice but to surrender and be helpless. It feels like freedom.

And for what looks like $69,95, you too can have this freedom at REI. I don't get any commission by the way, I just love the portal-bility, portability, and quality of these hammocks. Hammock-set up is probably just as important as the hammock selection. I use Microropes because even I can set-my hammock up after a few beers. But if you're a true tree hugger, you might want to opt for the straps instead of the ropes which sometimes cut into the tree.

Get a hammock, find some trees, and be happy.

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