Jun 3, 2016
“It’s ok to not be ok”. Joel
Pilgrim is an occupational therapist specialising in Mental Health.
One day, Joel heard about a guy called Grant who was going
surfing solo in a dress suit. Within a week, Joel donned a tux and
headed down to meet Grant for a surf. This was the start of a
community group called One Wave is All it Takes, and he
found it combined his 3 life passions...surfing, mental health, and
OneWave is a non profit surf
community taking funks like depression, anxiety, and bipolar with a
strong recipe, salt water, surfing, good mates and Fluro Fridays.
Today, OneWave is a wonderful
community of surfers and non surfers who come together to have
conversations to build awareness around mental health and
depression. With depression being so prevalent in our
society, this story is empowering and inspiring.
From the surf board to the
board room, there is a need to have this conversation to break