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About Caitlin Creeper

Caitlin is a journalist and writer from Australia. She’s into collecting and sharing the stories of other human people. Mostly women’s stories. You can find her at @caitlincreeper

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

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

Our 10 Fave Podcasts for Women

10 best podcasts for women Is there anything better than a podcast? It’s like your personalised radio show for any topic ON THE PLANET accessible to you ANYWHERE ON THE PLANET. Some people want for simpler days when phones weren’t glued to our hand but [...]

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Female Creatives and Impostor Syndrome

Let's talk about impostor syndrome. “Are you scared?” She said. “Yes.” I was on the phone to the illustrator who was going to help me design the cover of my first book. It had taken me almost a year to get on the phone, brainstorm [...]

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

Your earth-friendly surf trip: the essentials

It's plastic-free July, so we wanted to share some of our plastic-free favorites. Surfboard combs Dude. Would you look at these surfboard combs? Are they not the prettiest things you ever did see? What if we told you they were made from upcycled plastic found [...]

By |July 16th, 2019|Categories: SOCIAL ACTION|0 Comments

Location independent, digital nomadism and building a business overseas: the truth

People tend to put backpacker, traveller, digital nomad and location independent in the same category. Can I tell you guys a secret? It’s the same one I told my partner last night, and I had the same twist-gut feeling telling him as I now do [...]

By |July 7th, 2019|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

UTI while traveling: How Not To Get One

*consult your doctor before taking any new kind of UTI medication, for realz. I'm not a doctor. Repeat: I am not a doctor. If you're unsure about whether you've ever had a Urinary Tract Infection, I can tell you right away the answer is 'no'. [...]

By |June 19th, 2019|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Loving yourself is an act of rebellion: on diet culture, nutrition and exercise

Every single day you are faced with this message, over and over, in a million different ways; you need to change/ fix/ improve your body. It is a problem that needs to be "dealt with." The fitter/ thinner you appear, the worthier you are.  This [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION, SURF, YOGA|0 Comments

Six subtle ways living overseas makes you a better person

1. You bounce back from embarrassment/ shame/ humiliation faster If you want to live overseas or in a different country, especially if that country speaks a different language, you have to be prepared to look stupid hundreds- nay, thousands- nay. millions- NAY. BILLIONS- of times. [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

How to let go // the changing of the season

El Salvador has two seasons: wet and dry. We have been experiencing the dry season for what feels like a lifetime at this point. Every day is sun. The piercing kind of sun where if you walk along a road at midday, it feels like [...]

By |April 30th, 2019|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

The word ‘girl’: empowering or infantilizing?

"Paddle, girl, dale!" My friend is in a paddle battle with two other men. She's on the inside, rightfully her wave, but you can tell the dudes don't think she's going to make it. She digs her arms in and paddles with all she's got. [...]

By |April 12th, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Empowered sex part 2: the foundation for all good sex

When it comes to online sex advice, I read a lot of this: You should map your genitals like you're a cartographer discovering a coastline for the first time. You should mark every pleasure point with a fat red 'X' and know how to direct [...]

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: SEX|0 Comments

The Real Reason Why We Get Sad After Coming Home From Travel

Photo Lex Weinstein As the plane started to descend I saw my home city appear below me. After almost a year of living on the other side of the world, Adelaide looked like a toy town, like something I could cup in the palm of [...]

By |March 9th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

Three things you need to know about working online

I knew I was going to work online at 22 when I did my first internship at Australia’s largest independent women’s media group based in Sydney. Everyone was competing to be the first to arrive at the office and the last to leave at night [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Instagram accounts that will make you feel good about yourself + your life

I refuse to hate Instagram. Do I hate how it can give people chronic fear of missing out, shortens our attention spans, fries our eyeballs and  makes people neurotic that everyone is doing life better than us? Yes. And. Instagram has been the catalyst for [...]

By |February 10th, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Adult friendships: how to take care of them

“And then,” she said to me. “She told me she didn’t need a friend like me anymore, and unfriended me on Facebook. I was sitting in the airport at the time. It made me cry” I’ve been hearing a lot of these stories recently. Friendships [...]

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

Surfing: the sport of freedom? Not if you’re gay

Surfing: the sport of freedom? Surfing. It's the sport of freedom, they'll say. I've said it myself a million times. In the sea, sitting astride my surfboard I am free, unburdened, open, raw. "How strange it was to see men do something beautiful," Tim Winton [...]

By |January 13th, 2019|Categories: SURF|1 Comment

6 reasons why you need to visit El Salvador

“Home is not the place where you happen to be born. It’s the place where you become yourself.” -Pico Iver El Salvador has been my accidental home for over two-and-a-half years. I came to explore her for two weeks and before I knew it, the [...]

By |December 28th, 2018|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

How to get everything you’ve ever wanted in 2019

“We have lost too many days chasing the wrong things… today is the day to make things right. Today everything can be yours.” -unknown If someones profile is going to piss you off, don’t look at it. Just don’t. Mute or unfollow every profile that [...]

By |December 28th, 2018|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

Before anything, belong to yourself

"You only are free when you realize you belong no place — you belong every place — no place at all. The price is high. The reward is great..." -MAYA ANGELOU If your year was a book, what kind of genre would it be? She asked. It would be [...]

By |December 21st, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Burn it all Down: Reasons why we Self Sabotage

You’ve just received the career opportunity of a lifetime. A new job, or an invitation into a new project, a new client, a new business opportunity, or a promotion. The kind of thing you’ve dreamed about for years. Like, beyond-the-realms-of-wildest-dreams cool. The kind of opportunity [...]

By |December 21st, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Empowered Sex Series – Why some women are still having bad sex

The sex-positive movement began in the 3rd wave feminism, and the 4th wave boasts a new brand of digitally driven sex-positivity. With things like the slut walk and sex-positive resources on social media instigating social change, people are realizing that a woman's worth has sweet [...]

By |November 18th, 2018|Categories: SEX|0 Comments

What is a real surfer?

"I hurtle on too long through the pounding submarine mist. End over end in my caul of bubbles until the turbulence is gone and I'm hanging limp in a faint green light while all heat ebbs from my chest and life begins to leach out [...]

By |November 4th, 2018|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

How one woman is changing the face of El Salvador through Street Art

[*] artstigator /artsˈtɪɡeɪtor/ noun: street art aficionado who artstigates, or tirelessly covers the streets of a city on the quest to document the emerging street art scene. Slightly addicted. Meet art curator Alexandra Sol. She is the creator of Journey of an Artstigator, a group of artstigators on [...]

By |October 8th, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

The Urgency of Playfulness

This post was originally published in 2016. Some parts have been edited from the original for current day relevance. This article was written about in 2016 in Psychology Today by the late American game designer, author, lecturer and fun theorist Bernie De Koven, a pioneer [...]

By |September 8th, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Dear belly rolls; I am ridiculously in love with you

A love letter to my belly... Dude. I love you so, so much. I love how you remind me of my sister and my mother and my mothers mother, all possessing the same swell of flesh perched on the edge of our waistbands. And can [...]

By |September 2nd, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

What do you weigh? How one woman is revolutionizing this question and fighting body-shaming online

What do you weigh? For some women, this question makes their blood run cold.  We live in a world that that treats every belly roll, every cellulite dimple, every thick pair of thighs like a crime. An outrage. A joke. Some sort of personal failure [...]

By |August 17th, 2018|Categories: NEWS|0 Comments

Why it’s ok to keep your relationship off social media

“I have a question for you.” A friend asked me the other day. That question never fails to jolt me into a state of half-terror / half excitement. It’s a question that gets the blood going and the heart racing, a game that has a [...]

By |July 25th, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

How to Survive Being an Introvert in an Extrovert’s World

"Why are we like this?” I found myself saying to my friend over the phone the other day, the guilt and embarrassment hot in my throat. I was in my room, alone, with the doors shut, while conversation buzzed outside. I had been around people [...]

By |July 23rd, 2018|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

How to Know When it’s Time to Leave

“do not choose the lesser life. do you hear me. do you hear me. choose the life that is. yours. the life that is seducing your lungs. that is dripping down your chin.” -Nayyirah Waheed, Nejma Should I stay or should I go. I think [...]

By |June 16th, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|2 Comments

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