Happiness is taking what you can in the moment

Happiness is taking what you can in the moment


Our world has become so full of daily demands. Helen has found a way to escape this.

“It feels like land has become so cluttered with so much stuff – cellphones, and cars, and appointments. When I’m in the water, it feels like the one place that I can get away from everything” – Helen Walne

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

• I’ve gone through phases
• When is this phase going to end?
• This one is going to stick
• Something so immersive
• Not just physically but mentally as well
• I grew up on a farm
• Far away from the sea
• I’m trying to find my way around water
• Taking what you can in the moment – right now
• Cluttered with so much stuff
• One of the few places that we can get away from everything
• It slows everything down
• It’s magical, it’s truly magical
• There is this entire world that you have never experienced before
• Just floating and looking
• It’s not just underwater it’s under wonder

Do you believe in mermaids?

Do you believe in mermaids?

 [wise channel]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • One of the world’s most popular myths
  • Learn to swim like mermaids
  • Sea Ambassadors
  • I felt like a goddess
  • It becomes an extension of yourself
  • The mermaid school is the brainchild of swimming instructor and professional diver Normeth Preglo
  • What the hell is that?
  • Our first mermaid camp
  • She teaches people extra skills in the water
  • Diving helps them overcome their fears
  • They help protect the ecosystem
  • By replanting broken coral in a coral nursery
  • Marine Biologists from the local government
  • Take good care of corals
  • Fully recover
  • Everyone who completes the training here, gets a certificate at the end of the course
Have you ever been on an Aqua Safari?

Have you ever been on an Aqua Safari?

Watch to following video :

telegraph.co.uk / smithsonian channel
telegraph.co.uk / smithsonian channel

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video:

  • Will set sail for a major highlight of this cruise
  • A play ground for the rich and famous
  • The island of Bora Bora
  • The stuff dreams are made of
  • An extinct volcano
  • One of the most beautiful in the world
  • An aqua safari
  • 10 minutes off Bora Bora
  • Even Non-divers can swim with the fish
  • A large heavy helmet attached to long air hose
  • The helmet is water tight
  • Breath naturally
  • Hundreds of different species of fish and coral are found in the waters around Bora Bora

Bora Bora is a tropical island in French Polynesia, located in the middle of the Pacific ocean halfway between Australia and the USA.

Map of the region :