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Tip #7: Take Action and Dive Happy

Apr. 04/14

AWARE divers are the happiest divers. How do we know? Studies show that the secret to happiness is doing good. Over the last several years scientists have studied what’s been dubbed the “helper’s high”. What did they find? The amount of purpose in peoples’ lives determined their degree of happiness. In fact, the more people participated in meaningful activities, the better they felt. 

April 22nd is Earth Day – an annual event when people around the globe take action for the environment. It’s the perfect time to get your happy on, follow Tip #7 from Project AWARE’s 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet and do something good for the ocean planet.

Tip #7: Take Action

Scuba divers are some of the strongest ocean advocates on the planet. Now, more than ever, divers like you are taking a stand. Speak out for conservation, share your underwater images, report environmental damage to authorities and campaign for change.

April is the perfect time to find your happy place and take action for a cause close to your water-loving heart. You can start today by taking the 10 tips for Divers Pledge to make a difference every time you dive and travel.