Vanessa's Summer Reading Giveaway

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This month, I’m beyond thrilled to announce a special treat just for you—my Summer Reading Giveaway! It’s a celebration of my love for gift-giving, self-help books, and supporting brilliant authors who are also trusted teachers and friends. Three Things I Love: 1) Gift Giving: There’s nothing quite like the joy of giving. It warms my […]

Vanessa’s Summer Reading Giveaway

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This April, we traveled to Nosara, Costa Rica, for our annual Surf Retreat with 25 incredible women. It’s by far one of our favorite offerings because no one comes out of the week unchanged. In just seven days, 25 women gathered for a week of surf, sun, and sisterhood. Masks were shed, vulnerabilities were embraced, […]

2024 NUSHU Surf Retreat

NUSHU Surf Retreat

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In April 2023, we traveled to Stone Ridge, New York for our Upstate Retreat in partnership with Erika Bloom. Together, we adventured both inside and out, exploring the nature of the beautiful Hudson Valley, as well as our own inner landscapes.     “How do I feel? What do I need?” ⁠⁠These two questions were […]

2023 NUSHU Upstate Retreat

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I’ve always been really interested in fear. It’s the reason I took up surfing, rock climbing, and skiing at 36 years old. I had spent the last eight years pregnant, breastfeeding, or both. I had been taking care of five babies and put myself on the back burner. I found myself exhausted, numb, and totally […]

My Reframe on Fear