What kind of morning rituals do you have? I swim in the sea every other morning. That’s where I clear my mind and find peace. It gives me energy and makes me feel free, healthy and alone (in a good way). I’m around many people at work and at home so it’s often very busy. It’s important for me to have time alone, even just a half hour a day. I start work early, so my family is asleep when I leave. When I get to work, This story is from Kinfolk Issue Fourteen Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 19 Going Incognito We all secretly wonder what mischief we’d make if invisible: When our identity is hidden, everything seems possible. Arts & Culture Issue 19 The Best Policy Sometimes we talk to each other without feeling heard. Honesty—a most intimate interaction—can be just as thrilling as its more devious inverse. Arts & Culture Issue 19 A Sense of Suspense With unhinged imaginations and mountains of cliff-hangers, the filmmakers behind the sci-fi podcast Limetown have all the makings of a scary story. Arts & Culture Issue 19 Like Clockwork In this new column about time, we learn how slipping off our watches makes us feel like deadline-damning renegades.