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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

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 [...]

By |June 11th, 2022|Categories: Empowerment|Comments Off on Why we need to see more nudity and naked bodies

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 |June 4th, 2022|Categories: Adventure|Comments Off on Scared you’re not living your life to the fullest? Read this.

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

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, Empowerment|Comments Off on Why being called ‘difficult’ is a good thing

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 [...]

By |August 9th, 2021|Categories: Empowerment|Comments Off on Lady Porn; Best Erotic Content for Women

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

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

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|Comments Off on How to deal when it feels like results aren’t coming fast enough

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|Comments Off on Traveling cheap: should we always choose the least expensive option?

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|Comments Off on More love is always on the way

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

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|Comments Off on Why you should visit and what to do in Antigua, Guatemala

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|Comments Off on What is Slow Living?

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|Comments Off on How creativity will improve your life

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|Comments Off on Our 10 Fave Podcasts for Women

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|Comments Off on Female Creatives and Impostor Syndrome

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|Comments Off on Your earth-friendly surf trip: the essentials

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|Comments Off on Location independent, digital nomadism and building a business overseas: the truth

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|Comments Off on UTI while traveling: How Not To Get One

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

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|Comments Off on Six subtle ways living overseas makes you a better person

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|Comments Off on How to let go // the changing of the season

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|Comments Off on The word ‘girl’: empowering or infantilizing?

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|Comments Off on Empowered sex part 2: the foundation for all good sex

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|Comments Off on The Real Reason Why We Get Sad After Coming Home From Travel

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|Comments Off on Three things you need to know about working online

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|Comments Off on Instagram accounts that will make you feel good about yourself + your life

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|Comments Off on Adult friendships: how to take care of them

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|Comments Off on Surfing: the sport of freedom? Not if you’re gay

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|Comments Off on 6 reasons why you need to visit El Salvador