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Eco-anxiety and how we can start saving the planet

When you think of "the environment," what picture comes to mind? A "wild" and "untouched' natural place? What we may imagine when we see a romantic painting of a mountain range at the dawn of spring. Or a photo of a remote tropical jungle island: free [...]

By |August 13th, 2021|Categories: SOCIAL ACTION|0 Comments

How to Train According To Your Menstrual Cycle

How did the USA women’s soccer team win the World Cup in 2019? Cycle charting. I read this in a news story soon after the Women’s Football World Cup and was truly astounded! ⁣ I’m sure a lot of other aspects came into but I [...]

By |August 13th, 2021|Categories: TRAINING AND FITNESS|0 Comments

Why sleep is more important than diet or exercise

Did you know, most of the time people have cravings- it's a sign that they’re just tired. Did you know if you have a poor nights sleep, you’re more likely to have a poor memory the next day, because you didn’t give your mind a [...]

By |August 11th, 2021|Categories: WELLNESS|0 Comments

Why being called ‘difficult’ is a good thing

Don’t be afraid to be a bit of a pain in the ass Better that momentary echo of guilt, the fear, the - should I have said that? Was that too much? The one we’ve been conditioned to feel Every time we dig our heels [...]

By |August 11th, 2021|Categories: ALL|0 Comments

Why we need more nudity

When was the last time you were fully naked in front of someone? When was the last time you bared it all without apology, without explanation? Without manipulating how you were standing or lying so parts of your body appeared a certain way? When was [...]

By |August 11th, 2021|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Lady Porn; We need more lady porn

“You do not know what you are missing by your microscopic examination of sexual activity to the exclusion of aspects which are fuel that ignites it. Intellectual, imaginative, romantic, emotional. This is what gives sex its surprising textures, its subtle transformations, its aphrodisiac elements. You [...]

By |August 9th, 2021|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Pleasure for panicked times: five ways to explore your erotic side at home

Feature artwork by Tina Marie Elena You know how when you're scared, your body freezes up? I have lost count of the amount of times I have had to command my body to ‘MOVE!’ When I’ve found myself frozen stiff out in the surf with a [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Categories: SEX|0 Comments

Vegan chocolate mousse with aquafaba

↠ Ingredients ↞ Makes 4 servings 1 can of chickpeas 1 cup of aquafaba* 1 tsp of lemon juice 1 cup of dark (70% cacao) vegan chocolate Splash of milk (optional) *What is Aquafaba? Funky word isn’t it!? It's the viscous water in which the chickpeas [...]

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

“I’m done wearing grey-colored glasses.” A note of hope from our contributor Astrid, currently in Italy.

Well, this is one I never thought I'd even begin to type. When I left nearly four months ago on my big adventure, I never expected once I would find myself stuck in the middle of one of the worst hit-countries of a global pandemic- [...]

By |March 23rd, 2020|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Cabbage, Tofu and Sesame Salad

This cabbage, tofu and sesame salad is a huge step up from your standard tomato-and-lettuce salad combo. The blend of textures and flavors will have you coming back for seconds every time. ↠ Ingredients ↞ 1 package of rice noodles ½ cup of toasted peanuts [...]

By |March 22nd, 2020|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

How to deal when it feels like results aren’t coming fast enough

“It’s just not happening fast enough.” Have you ever found yourself thinking these exact words? Maybe you have started training or trying to cultivate healthier eating habits. Or perhaps you’re trying to build your business. Maybe you’re learning a new skill, like surfing. Maybe you’re [...]

By |February 22nd, 2020|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Spaghetti squash with cashew alfredo

Makes: 3-4 servings     ↠ Ingredients ↞ FOR THE NOODLES: Spaghetti squash, 1 medium-large (this is where the sliding scale of the servings comes from) Olive oil, 2 tablespoon Himalayan salt, 1/2 teaspoon Ground pepper, 1/2 teaspoon FOR THE NO-CHEESE ALFREDO SAUCE: Cashews, raw [...]

By |February 7th, 2020|Categories: ALL|0 Comments

Sexual arousal and shame

Sexual arousal and shame: early beginnings I remember when I was a kid my parents bought a book explaining sex to my older sister. I would steal it and read it in secret, then I would get aroused at the images of the naked body [...]

By |January 7th, 2020|Categories: SEX|0 Comments

Traveling cheap: should we always choose the least expensive option?

Traveling cheap has it’s own exhilarating kind of flavour. There’s something spicy about it, like you’re ninja-tricking the system. The system that wants you to work year round just to ‘earn’ your weeklong tropical vacation at the end of the year. Since I started traveling [...]

By |January 6th, 2020|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

How I stopped chasing love and learnt to love myself instead

I didn’t grow up feeling loved, or complete, or beautiful. Like many of us, I grew up questioning what love was, watching toxic versions of it playing in front of my eyes like a fucked-up movie. I was left with such a twisted version of [...]

By |December 26th, 2019|Categories: LOVE STUFF|0 Comments

More love is always on the way

When my first boyfriend broke up with me at 21, I panicked. Like a parent rips the hot warm sheets off their sleeping kid in the middle of winter, after their kid ignored their ‘it’s time to get ready for school’ warnings five times over. [...]

By |December 15th, 2019|Categories: LOVE STUFF|0 Comments

Your at-home DIY retreat

Finding yourself at home more than usual right now? ... Why don’t you do a DIY Salty Retreat at home? This post will show you how to do just that and leave you feeling centred, recalibrated, energized and calm again. You will need: A weekend [...]

By |December 14th, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT, NUTRITION, SURF, YOGA|0 Comments

Spinach Pancakes

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Makes: 10 pancakes ↠ Ingredients ↞ Nut mylk, 1 cup Apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon Organic flour, 1 cup Baking powder, 2 teaspoon Baking soda, 1 teaspoon Cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt, 1/2 teaspoon Cage-free local egg, [...]

By |December 5th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

JOURNALLING EXERCISE for figuring out who you are now, what you want, and where you’re headed

As things simultaneously wind down and speed up for the holiday season, December is a great season to sit down and check in with ourselves. These journalling exercises are designed to help you figure out who you are now, what you want (and don't want [...]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT, LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Top 10 All-Female Surf Movies

Keep the stoke alive with some epic surf flicks with some of the best female surfers on the planet. These are our top ten picks. Soon we’ll see you again Mama Ocean, soon. Get your girlfriends to hit ‘play’ at the same time as you, [...]

By |November 24th, 2019|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Beet Raw-violi with Truffle Cashew Cheese

4 servings 30 minutes 6 hours FOR BEET PASTA: Beet, raw 3 medium Olive oil, 1/4 cup *mandolin for super thin slices FOR TRUFFLE CHEESE: Cashews raw, 2 cups Nutritional Yeast, 1 tablespoon Olive oil, 2 tablespoon Lemon, 1 tablespoon Rosemary dried or fresh, 1 teaspoon [...]

By |November 20th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

Scared you’re not living your life to the fullest? Read this.

What's your biggest fear? Sorry, I know we just started this conversation, and, like, we're getting deep pretty quickly here. Kind of like when at my birthday drinks recently one of my friends asked another friend (they had only just met); 'do you want cake?' [...]

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

On the keto diet, weight loss and training for a triathlon

Hi, my name is Erika. I’m 30 years old. I’m the fittest I’ve been in years, and dude, that feels amazing. Here’s what’s written in between the lines: it wasn’t always like that. I’ve always been an active person. More than the average Joe or [...]

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE, LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Why you should visit and what to do in Antigua, Guatemala

There’s a very specific FEELING that you get once you enter Antigua, Guatemala. Shrouded by towering and active volcanoes, this place pulses with an mystic energy and power. More than once I’ve had a visiting friend or family member say ‘yep. I could live here’ [...]

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: TRAVEL|0 Comments

What is Slow Living?

What is Slow Living? If you looked at my life over the past few years you would think my favourite word was ‘complicated’ or ‘chaos’ or ’crammed.’ I chose to move to the other side of the planet, after all. To pull together some semblance [...]

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Mushies on toast

↠ Ingredients ↞ 2 cups mushrooms, cleaned and chopped. (Ideally freshly foraged or picked up from the market) Yellow onion, 1/2 medium, diced small Garlic, 3 cloves micro-planned or minced Extra virgin Coconut oil, 1 tbsp Thyme, 3 tsp (de-stemmed) Himalayan salt, 1/2 tsp Ground [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

Cacao & Banana Mousse

Is this a dessert? Is this a breakfast? Well, actually, it can be happily be both! Nutritious enough to be a kick-ass breakfast jar, but delicious enough to ease your sweet tooth after a meal. It is honestly addictive 😋. ↠ Ingredients ↞ 1 cup cottage [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

Five reasons to book a yoga retreat

Have you been considering a yoga retreat for some time, but haven't yet hit "confirm booking?" That is totally understandable. It can be hard to grasp the idea of taking time off from work just for you. You likely have an entire plate-worth of responsibilities [...]

By |September 17th, 2019|Categories: YOGA|0 Comments

Eco Anxiety: How to Deal when the World is on Fire and everything seems Hopeless

I put up a post recently regarding my eco –anxiety, since recent news of the Amazon being ablaze. You feel pretty powerless, as there’s only so much on person can do when it feels so many around us are behaving so complacently. Generally I’ve become [...]

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

How creativity will improve your life

What do you think of when you think of a ‘creativity’ and 'creatives'? Do you consider yourself a creative? Or do you think creativity only belongs to a select few? The employed and commissioned painters, writers, musicians and artists of the world? Those guys? This [...]

By |September 6th, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

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