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How to Hydrate

Drink more water. We all know we should, but most of us don’t. The algorithm depends on many variables for just how much water each of us needs such as exercise intensity, the climate of where we live in, diet etc. Very roughly speaking the [...]

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Eating Habits For The Planet

In honor of Mother Earth, we must ask ourselves: how can we clean up our eating habits for the planet? How can we support a harmonious ecosystem, a natural food system that provides so much for us and asks for nothing in return? The direction [...]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Go on an All Girls Surf and Yoga Trip in Ecuador

How did we all caught this “being busy” syndrome? When did it become normal to always be in a rush? How can we possibly spend our whole lives planning the future without never really being in the present? Our body and mind need a break [...]

By |March 26th, 2022|Categories: Adventure, Surf, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why You Should Go on an All Girls Surf and Yoga Trip in Ecuador

My Journey with Anxiety and Depression in Pregnancy

My Journey with Anxiety and Depression in Pregnancy   Before entering my 30’s, I thought I had it all figured out.   The word spirituality resonated with me as some kind of rainbow powder thrown at unicorns… Something very mystical that had nothing to do [...]

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How to Support Your Immune System

Knowing how to support your immune system is so important. The immune system in a sense is like a team of bouncers at a club (our bodies being the venue/hosts). Better yet, they can be compared to a highly trained S.W.A.T. team when the system [...]

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Grab and Go Snack Ideas

When we are h-angry we are likely to reach for whatever is quick and easy, which doesn’t always equate to the healthiest snacks. Keeping grab-and-go options around and in-mind will curb this misstep and both our bodies and those around us will be grateful. In [...]

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Surfing While Pregnant: Some Things to Know

Surfing While Pregnant: Some Things You Should Know. As soon as you announce you’re pregnant, you may find the opinions, insights, advice and judgement starts coming at you from all angles. Eve-rything from what you’re eating, to what you’re doing, to how you look, to [...]

By |January 24th, 2022|Categories: Surf, Wellness|Tags: |Comments Off on Surfing While Pregnant: Some Things to Know

Eco-Anxiety and How We Can Start Saving The Planet

Eco-anxiety refers to anxiety or worry about the biological threats facing the earth. This is definitely a very new phenomena that many of us are facing. It is seen as a typical reaction to a growing awareness of the problems that can result from climate [...]

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How to Train According to Your Menstrual Cycle

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 [...]

By |January 21st, 2022|Categories: Training and fitness|Comments Off on How to Train According to Your Menstrual Cycle

How to Grocery Shop Efficiently

Grocery shopping can be daunting. Learning how to grocery shop efficiently can save you time and money in the year ahead. Here are few strategies to shave time off of running around the aisles and standing in line: 1. Make a plan. What are you [...]

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Say Hola to our Co-Founder and Salty Souls surf coach ‘MC’

Say "Hola!" to our co-founder and Salty Souls surf coach Marie-Christine Amyot, aka "MC" - the co-founder, head trainer and workout creator in the Salty Club app, as well as the co-creator of the Salty Mama package, and a new mama herself to her baby [...]

By |January 10th, 2022|Categories: Surf|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Say Hola to our Co-Founder and Salty Souls surf coach ‘MC’

Meet Ligia: Yogi by Day, DJ by Night

Born in El Salvador, Ligia Jimenez continues to impress us with her never-ending list of skills and interests. A passionate yoga instructor, sound healer, graphic designer, artist and DJ, Ligia joined our team in 2019 and has been a bright addition to the Salty team [...]

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Meet Gracie Martinez: Nutrition wizard

From Ecuador, Grace Martinez is our head chef on the retreats in Playa Ayampe and food is definitely her love language. Her cooking is, just like her personality; colorful and caring. "I love experimenting with flavors and using my creativity to make easy, healthy, tasty [...]

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50 Powerful Questions to Reflect on 2021 and Set Goals for 2022!

December, when everything feels festive and special and you get a break from your usual day-to-day routine, is the perfect time to reflect and look back on everything you have experienced, discovered and achieved during the last 12 months. A yearly review is also a [...]

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Saltiness in Moderation Outside of the Sea

Salt when it comes to food is one of the most common condiments to be found, tied closely with pepper, on our dining tables. It’s a dash of flavor we crave in our food. And it plays an integral role in the optimal functioning of [...]

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Intuitive Eating

Trends aren’t limited to fashion, there seems to be a new vogue when it comes to diet and nutrition every other month — keto, vegan, vegetarian, low-carb, high-carb, eating for your blood type, intermittent fasting — it’s hard to keep up. What works for one [...]

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How to Create Less Food Waste

It is estimated that we waste about 30-40% of the food produced on the planet. The idea of walking out of the grocery store and tossing nearly half of whatever was purchased into the trash seems ridiculous. But this is how we have been functioning [...]

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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 [...]

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Why we need to see more nudity and naked bodies

Why we need to see more nudity and naked bodies. 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 [...]

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Lady Porn; Best Erotic Content for Women

Lady Porn; Best Erotic Content for Women   “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 [...]

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Reaching for Healthy Fuel

Making more space to empower conscious decisions to support healthy eating habits. Food is fuel, we hear this expression all the time. It is a pretty fundamental truth. Yet, how come we feed our bodies all sorts of foods with labels that have mystery chemical [...]

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Ordering From The Menu Health Hacks

Implementing new habits goes hand-in-hand with a solid routine, along with the environment we set up for ourselves. Nutrition wise that looks like planning out our meals and what we choose to put in the fridge and pantry. The real test to our dedication to [...]

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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 [...]

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How to Eat Mindfully

Mindfulness exists in everything that we do, such as how we move our bodies, how to speak, how we listen, and how we eat. This concept of being more present, also lends to the train of thought that when our attention is focused into the [...]

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Plant Based Proteins

One of the most common questions asked when going plant-based is: how am I going to get enough protein? Especially those that are active in action sports (like surfing) or athletes. Many food guides suggest about 0.8 g/kg of body weight. So for instance a [...]

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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|Comments Off on Pleasure for panicked times: five ways to explore your erotic side at home

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|Comments Off on Vegan chocolate mousse with aquafaba

“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- [...]

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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|Comments Off on Cabbage, Tofu and Sesame Salad

What makes good sex

Have you ever bought a pair of handcuffs, a sex game, or some other novelty sex item with the goal of 'spicing up' your sex life, only to never use it?   Have you ever read up on techniques or moves that promise to 'make you [...]

By |February 29th, 2020|Categories: Love stuff, Sex|Comments Off on What makes good sex