Life at the beach is priceless. Every time.

A place to escape with my family

There are moments in life when I feel most grateful. As 2023 ends, I reflect on the most important adventures and people. My family stands out above all the rest.

One adventure, where I get to relax and disconnect from the world, is my time I spend on the beach with my wife and son. Nothing beats the feeling of complete relaxation with the people you care the most about.

My memories at the beach are priceless. I can’t think of a better place to be. The smells, sounds, and beauty are all too vivid. Here lies my true Nirvana.

It is a time to put my phone away, remove my watch and get caught up in fun activities on the beach. Time stands still.

I will intentionally leave my Apple Watch at home and put my phone in the place we stay in (these photos were taken by my wife, who doesn’t disconnect like I do). Disconnection through my digital detoxes helps me relax more. Even a post this year by Outer Banks Vacations listed a few benefits of spending time on the beach. I agree with it all. Ideas for my creative thinking go into overdrive. My mental health feels restored. Moreover, I could do with a bit of vitamin D.

Life is better at the beach.

In 2024, I plan to take a few trips to the beach with my family. We are even lucky enough to explore Cancun, Mexico, later in the year. I am excited about that experience because Mexico is a country I have wanted to visit for a long time. I’ll make sure I upload some images from the trip, courtesy of my wife’s camera.

Life is, indeed, better at the beach.

As always, take care and thank you for reading my post.

Mark @ CodeMacLife

Email me at connect@codemaclife.net