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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

You contribute to the revolution… {poem}

You contribute to the revolution Every time you get good and vulnerable Every time you voice your emotional needs in your relationships, clearly, assertively Without apology for being "such a girl" You contribute to the revolution Every time you refuse to compete or feel threatened [...]

By |March 7th, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Your two-month check-in: journalling exercises to tune-up your intentions and get you firing again!!

We're officially two months into 2018, where January seemed to last a year and February passed in two days. So now is a great time to check-in with yourself, where you're at, and where you're heading into March and April. It's journalling time! Do the [...]

By |March 4th, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

How to Stop Comparing Your Life to Other People’s: a no BS guide

There is no quicker way to make yourself feel like a bag of shit than to compare your life with someone else’s. I think the Buddha said that. Or Mariah Carey. Whatever. The point is, I do not believe truer words have ever been spoken. [...]

By |February 24th, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Thank you for setting me free

If you’d have wanted me back Back then I never would have left the city.   And then I never would have seen the sun setting over the desert in New Mexico as I sat in a circle of wild witches, howling at the sky. [...]

By |January 28th, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Sobriety, moderation, conscious drinking: is it time to recalibrate your relationship with alcohol?

First light It was January first, 2018. The first day of the new year. The sun hadn’t even risen yet and my feet speared the cold sand as I walked toward the water. I remember that feeling of breaking the skin of the sea, my [...]

By |January 18th, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Have you checked your energetic hygiene lately?

As children, we were taught to be strict with our personal hygiene. To wash our hands and clean our teeth.  To change our undies daily (unless, like my sister, clothes were a foreign concept to you and you ran around 92% of the time in [...]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

I hope you break your resolutions on day 1

I hope on the first day of 2018, you break one of your resolutions. And it takes you two or ten or twenty startovers to get into the swing of your new habit So you may see The consciously 'not doing' of something you promised [...]

By |December 28th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Ten no-bullsh*t affirmations to turn your average day around

Mantra's are nice and feel good and all but sometimes all that light and sparkles needs a bit more grit to feel like me. Here are ten no-bullshit affirmations to turn your average day around. - Caitlin 1. I fiercely love and champion myself, exactly as I [...]

By |November 16th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Meet Caitlin — Woman of a Thousand Words

Where are you from? I am from Yankalilla, a small country town in South Australia. But my latest hometown of ten years before moving to El Salvador was the city of Perth, Australia. What got you into writing ? I have always written, ever since [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

You do not need to earn love, least of all from yourself.

It’s easy to love yourself when you’re feeling productive.It’s harder when you’ve been procrastinating for four hours and you feel like any move toward doing something constructive is a slow crawl through thick mud.   It’s easy to love yourself and feel like a MF [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Things I want my Future Daughter to know

(Co-written by Caitlin Creeper and Erika Drolet) Dear daughter, As much as I would like to nurture and protect you from the wildness of the world we live in, I also know that life is one hell of a great adventure that has to be [...]

By |October 7th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

FEARLESS // The Story Of A Female Surf Photographer

Jinna Yang interviewed by Caitlin Creeper It's been three years since Jinna Yang quit her corporate job in New York City to pursue photography full time.  What started as a late-night, weekend hobby turned into her everyday career through a lot of sweat, hard work [...]

By |October 5th, 2017|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Why i’m done with beginner’s shame… and you should be too

Why do we get so weirdly embarrassed when we’re learning a new sport or skill or craft? PERSON: “Are these your paintings?” US: ‘Ya… but like, i’m JUST STARTING and I haven’t had any OFFICIAL TRAINING and this is just a HOBBY, and these paintings [...]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT, SURF|0 Comments

Stop trying to control the uncontrollable, man.

*This is actually a journal entry from January 2016. I had just moved from Perth, Australia, to South Australia, without any clue what my next life step was. This was before I moved overseas. Before I turned writing into my full-time job. Before I learnt that [...]

By |September 26th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Stop running away from “bad feelings”

Running away from all the "bad feels" Ya know when sometimes you're not having a great day and you tell a loved one and they try come up with a solution for you... but that isn't really what you wanted? You just wanted someone to [...]

By |September 1st, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

I refuse to be the “chill girl.”

If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive. - Audre Lorde Also published at Elephant Journal. I refuse to be the “chill girl.” If you interrupt me I will not let it slide. [...]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

I’m sorry, but screw your ‘Perfect Partner’ checklist

All these boxes These checklists women prepare Dot-points, paragraphs and rulebooks on what their ideal partner must have Before they will even think to open their hearts, to share their lives with someone I hear this so often He’ll have his own successful company and [...]

By |August 4th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Delays, stress and ten-hour transits: the Salty Souls guide to surviving your long-haul flight

You know what's fun? Not long haul flights. Before we get started, let me just say I know how blatantly that comment displays an inherent privelege and feverish arrogance and I am lucky to have the agency and socioeconomic status and financial means (ish) to [...]

By |July 21st, 2017|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Your limiting beliefs are holding you back: here’s how to push past them

It all started with some hot sauce... I went out for dinner with a friend last night, this cool little bar that specialises in hot sauces. So like, they bring out about seven hot sauces, all ranging from mild to please-for-the-love-of-god-don't-do-sexy-things-with-your-boy-after-eating-this-cause-you-will-set-their-peenie-on-fire kind of hot. Anyway, [...]

By |June 11th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Why you’ll probably never feel like you have your shit together

I just need to get something off my chest: Kdsuehcdjsueq,jsgcowue fojwebvjkqsbuicadchouohas iuggvuecq;;;. Gah. That wasn’t even as satisfying as I’d hoped. I’ve been waiting to do it for like three hours now. Three hours since I’ve wanted to start this article, to sit down and [...]

By |May 30th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|1 Comment

Why Yoga and Margaritas is my kind of BALANCE

Balance: TF it actually mean? What do you think of when you hear the word balance? Do you do what I do, and picture the girl who wakes up and does her yoga practice religiously at the same time every day? Who then sits down [...]

By |April 20th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Why Smart Women Lose Themselves in Love

Image by Janneke Storm Losing yourself in love Recently a friend of mine was going through a breakup. Usually, I'm pretty good at breakups (unless, of course, they are my own, as my friends who saw me throw the entirety of my ex-boyfriends suitcase in a [...]

By |February 28th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|2 Comments

It’s time to Rewrite your Story

Feature Image: Lex Weinstein HI, I'M SCARED, WHAT'S YOUR NAME ? I currently live in a small surf town and one question I'm asked a lot of is 'do you surf?' And my answer, up until recently, was always the same. Always a variation of: [...]

By |January 29th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|1 Comment

We Ask Women Killing it in their Field: What Was your First Job? (Part.1)

First jobs- everyone has them, and wether we'd like to admit it or not, all first jobs tend to teach us a lesson we carry with us for life. Here we asked five women at the top of their professional game right now: what was [...]

By |January 22nd, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Creative Careers: Maybe University is Not the Way

I just finished my university degree. Just then. Like five minutes ago. How do I feel? Elated, I guess. Relieved. A maker of big rash decisions, booker of last-minute plane flights, Caitlin Creeper cut-and-run, I am proud I stuck to this one thing and saw [...]

By |January 14th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Becoming Real: Dream Jobs, Crazy Loves… And What Happens When the High Dies Down

At the start of this year, I got rid of three-quarters of my clothes. I quit both my jobs (one I loved and one I hated). I sold my car and my bed. I gave up my room in an apartment I loved in Perth, [...]

By |November 27th, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Would You go to a Sober Dance Party? – Moonlight Dance –

The supermoon is out and i’m covered in sweat. We’ve been dancing for the past hour, all twenty of us women. And I mean, we’re really going for it. The ground is vibrating with the stomps of feet. We’re passionate, and it’s tangible. Limbs are [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE, YOGA|0 Comments

What About ‘Do Not Frickin Touch Me’ ? About Sexism when Travelling.

When you travel, space is an expensive luxury. And if you travel with a tight budget you kinda have to prepare yourself to cram like a sardine into shuttles, planes, bars and fifteen-bed hostel dorms for 10 dollars a night. Most of the time it’s [...]

By |November 5th, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Board Porn: 10 of the most beautiful surfboards on the planet

We don't know about you guys, but in our world, most of the surfboards we own are of the dinged-up and yellowing variety. So it's nice every once in a while to escape down the rabbit hole of Board Porn: images of surfboards so beautifully [...]

By |October 13th, 2016|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Hey Universe- Thankyou for not Giving me what I Thought I Wanted.

Feature Image: Alex Weinstein Exactly one year ago today I was an editorial intern at the largest independent women's website in Australia. And at the time it felt like the Single Most Important Goal of my Entire Life to be employed at the end of [...]

By |September 6th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

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