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

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

The Power of Looking Silly (and not caring that you do)

I'm standing in a corner store in Nicaragua, trying to talk myself into buying a bottle of water from the lady behind the counter. "un botella de agua, por favor" That's all I need to say. I know it, I've rehearsed it, I've seen it [...]

By |August 26th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

Being a Professional Surfer from Ecuador – The Harsh Reality

When you think "professional surfer" images of hotels, a wide selection of boards, surf coaches and strict diets might come to mind. But picture this: some of the most talented surfers in Latin America sleep in their board bags on the beach and split one [...]

By |July 11th, 2016|Categories: SURF|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

“Only love is real. The rest is irrelevant bullsh*t.” Renae Saxby honours brother Daniel with important message for Salty’s.

By Renae Saxby I’m stuck in a funk today… I have been since Monday. This weekend is my little brothers Memorial weekend – a big party we have in the hills with all of our legendary loved ones to celebrate his life and his vibrant [...]

By |June 28th, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Change: It Isn’t Always Meant to Feel Good

For the last few years I have been seeking change and growth like a madman. Physical, spiritual, intellectual, geographical, emotional. Basically any kind of ‘ical’ or ‘al’ that makes me feel like I’m expanding myself, opening myself up to all the experiences the universe has [...]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

8 Days a Salty: On Body Image, Bonding, and Being a Beginner in El Salvador

A few weeks ago I hopped on a plane from Australia to take part in the first Salty Souls Experience for the season. And it is fair to say I came out a different person than I was when I went in. To try fit [...]

By |June 11th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE, SURF|0 Comments

How to Make the Good Stuff in Life Spin in your Favor

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” -Anaïs Nin This article is for the people who have had that voice in their head saying "there's something more out there [...]

By |May 13th, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

How to Gracefully Own Making a Public Mess of your Passion Project

Image via Pinterest   Inspiration comes to us in the craziest ways. Anyone who has ever embarked on a creative project has experienced that midnight rush that has you sitting bolt upright, throwing on the light, and reaching for a pen, or a phone [...]

By |April 28th, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Marie-Christine on being in Ecuador During the Earthquake

Four hundred and thirteen people (at time of writing) have been killed and a further 2500 have been injured after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit coastal Ecuador around 7pm (GMT) Saturday night. Salty Souls co-founder Marie-Christine Amyot was about 160 miles from the epicentre in the town of [...]

By |April 18th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

How to meditate if you’re bad at meditating

I'm bad at meditating. There. I said it. We know we should do it. We know it reduces stress, anxiety, promotes clearer thinking, enhances self awareness, lengthens your attention span, makes you a person that says 'namaste' a lot (optional.) If you took one look [...]

By |April 1st, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT, YOGA|0 Comments

Renae Saxby: Globe-Roamer, Photographer, Makeup Artist, Travel Writer and Renegade Badass.

Interview by Caitlin Creeper Renae Saxby used to own a day spa. She was good at it, had beautiful clients, and had a spa set on 100 acres in a major, scenic wine-growing region in New South Wales, Australia. She had a good income, and [...]

By |March 21st, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Finding Your Tribe

 If you're here it's probably because, like us, at some stage you found yourself searching for a little somethin' somethin' more out of this life. As spiritual teacher Ram Dass explained to a crowd in San Francisco over forty years ago, sometimes this thing happens [...]

By |February 18th, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Ninja Tricks: Travel Hacks !!

I've been burning to write a post on some Travel Ninja Tricks for a good long while. But i've been reluctant to actually do it. You see, while I may be an expert at some things; Boggle, existential life chats at 2am, living off a [...]

By |January 13th, 2016|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

2016: Dancing with the Divine

"Gifts come to us when we open ourselves to the single greatest truth that those before us knew: there is a larger world behind the one we see around us every day. That larger world loves us more than we can possibly imagine, and it [...]

By |January 2nd, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Shame Resilience: A Vulnerability Hangover Cure

“I love being horribly straightforward. I love sending reckless text messages (because how reckless can a form of digitized communication be?) and telling people I love them and telling people they are absolutely magical humans and I cannot believe they really exist. I love saying, [...]

By |December 17th, 2015|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

F*ck Boundaries / End of Semester (Or How to Stay Creative)

When we were younger, we were comfortable pushing boundaries. It was like a rite of passage. We'd push our parents for later curfews, push our teachers patience while giggling in class with our friends (remember how when you weren't allowed to laugh, it just made [...]

By |December 10th, 2015|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Why Kate’s Killing It

Kate Dawson: Marine scientist, researcher, traveller, shark lover, photographer, videographer, surfer. Interview by Caitlin Creeper The girl who got her scuba diving licence at thirteen, pulled a new passion out of a brutal surfing encounter at fifteen and at twenty-two has already contributed to important marine research here [...]

By |November 18th, 2015|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Damn Hippies

Why Yoga, Meditation, Surfing, Travelling or Following a Spiritual Path doesn't make you a Hippie, but someone in the state of a major awakening.   I think I essentially started my spiritual path when I was seventeen. The thing was, back then I didn't even [...]

By |November 16th, 2015|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Let’s Talk Instragram – The Essena O’Neill Storm & How To Use IG Positively

If you've been online anywhere in the Western World this week chances are you've heard of Essena O'Neill. Otherwise known in the mainstream media as the famous young Instagram model who doused her career in gasoline, set it on fire and danced around the flames [...]

By |November 5th, 2015|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

5 Reasons Crazy Girls Do It Better

There's a certain little word that likes to be tacked on to women who choose to live outside a certain accepted norm. And this label is "crazy". Not only does it put negative connotations to those who actually are living with a mental illness (not [...]

By |October 26th, 2015|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

How to Turn Your Mood Up in 10 Seconds Flat

Wheatgrass Shots for the Soul In a world where people are valued for their productivity it is all too easy to tell ourselves we're too busy for something as recreational and self indulgent as "happiness". We like to think of happiness as this far-off utopia [...]

By |October 17th, 2015|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Want to Get Rich Quick? Try These 3 Easy Steps.

What if I told you I have found a tried-and-tested get rich quick scheme that will instantly make you the richest person in the world? I'm not going to ask you to whip out your credit card or provide you with a link to some [...]

By |October 13th, 2015|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Why 1 + 1 Doesn’t Always = More

The second we learnt that one plus one equals two we assumed it gospel that adding always equals more. Tom has one car and buys one more: how many does he have? James has one car but has to sell one: how many does he [...]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Your Permission Slip to the Epic Life

Here at Salty we're about chasing the epic life. And chances are if you've landed here you share a similar yearning for a more fulfilling life but are awaiting some sort of sign or permission slip to get cracking.  Consider this your permission slip. Salty [...]

By |September 26th, 2015|Categories: ADVENTURE, EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments



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