Vinluan: Summer adventure: Nothing forbidden about it!

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By Bobby Vinluan

Sports Psychology

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

THERE'S only one thing more outrageous to do this summer than having to ease oneself of the summer heat, the gimmicks and escapades younger individuals do without their parents consent. It starts with the summer heat and perhaps a friend’s invitation for adventure, plus the exuding energy of the youth, is equals the dangers of being adventurous at the wrong place and time.

Most likely, the youth are vulnerable to accidents that happen during planned or unplanned summer adventures. Take swimming for example, the cool blue waters of the sea or a river is so inviting under the ungodly heat of the sun and the sight of it can brainwash you, and you don’t really get to have good decisions because there are bits of ideas racing through your head.

This happens in any adventure you want to be, because adventures are challenging, physically and mentally that you tend to test yourself to the limits. Every adventurer thinks of becoming going to places who wants to test his abilities by exploring without the insight of danger.


Seeking adventure and being adventurous is not at all forbidden, after all it promotes fitness, and however, adventurism must also have certain rules to follow aside from the physical capability of the individual, one must have to have a strategy to counteract the danger and accidents that may happen resulting from the activities that you do.

Make sure you stack up your energy before you get into any activity, because once you’re into it, there is no turning back. Calmness and self confidence then will be a primordial factor aside from your skill and ability to overcome the challenges that your adventure will provide.

Although you’re active lifestyle should carry you over during your escapades, remember certain things that you should consider; be prepared and open minded, you’ll meet new people with different culture, know something about the place, it will help you go around easier, and always go with a buddy, and you’ll never know when help comes in handy.

Needless to say, nothing you do in an escapade is forbidden, it is for you to enjoy a new experience because it only comes once. Also, no one will be batting an eye for you, only time and your perseverance will get you to your escapade goal, because it’s all up to you to make the proper choice. Your choice of experience and adventure.

Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on April 10, 2014.


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