With the summer here in Vancouver feeling more like a winter in California, I’ve recently been finding myself in the pursuit of calm rather than excitement. That said, I’ve also been struggling to find the right balance between sereneness and boredom.
I can happily now tell you that I have found the solution to my dilemma in the awe-inspiring nature of BC.
It’s no surprise – BC is famous for its enchanting temperate rainforests and chilled waters. Through getting better acquainted in my new environment, I have found the perfect marriage of adventurous and tranquil experiences.
Porteau Cove is one such destination where I find myself feeling not only unbelievably calm, but also that I’ve achieved something for the day. I’ve never been one for relaxing – I am one of those embarrassingly annoying people who has to always be doing something otherwise I turn into an anxious pile of mush – but that doesn’t mean I don’t need some rejuvenation every once in a while.
Of course, music is crucial for mood-setting. So here’s what I listen to when I’m attempting to achieve a purposeful sense of calm: