About Erika Drolet

"I believe we all have the chance to live an extraordinary life if only we follow our gut feeling and seek challenging experiences." - Cofounder of Salty Souls

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 [...]

By |December 20th, 2021|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Eco-anxiety and how we can start saving the planet

When you think of "the environment," what picture comes to mind? A "wild" and "untouched' natural place? What we may imagine when we see a romantic painting of a mountain range at the dawn of spring. Or a photo of a remote tropical jungle island: free [...]

By |August 13th, 2021|Categories: SOCIAL ACTION|0 Comments

On the keto diet, weight loss and training for a triathlon

Hi, my name is Erika. I’m 30 years old. I’m the fittest I’ve been in years, and dude, that feels amazing. Here’s what’s written in between the lines: it wasn’t always like that. I’ve always been an active person. More than the average Joe or [...]

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE, LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

15 Ways to Work While Traveling

Written by Matthew Kepnes Don’t have enough money to go traveling? Think you can’t save enough in your current situation to realize your dream of traveling the world? Well, you are wrong. The perception that travel is expensive keeps many people from embarking on a journey [...]

By |December 27th, 2018|Categories: LIFE HACKS|4 Comments

This one is for the WILD ONES

“Some days I am more wolf than woman and I’m still learning how to stop apologizing for my wild.” - Nikita Gill   Coming across this short poem has hit me, shook me, straight to the heart. How to stop apologizing for my wild…? How to [...]

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

How to see the light when everything gets dark

Today, I sat still in the ocean, holding on to my surfboard like it was the only thing keeping me alive, and I cried out loud in the middle of the big blue. Drifting away, giving up, giving in, surrendering to the all-mighty ocean. I [...]

By |November 26th, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT, YOGA|0 Comments


Less scrolling...more reading ! // A great book as the power to completely shift your vision of life, and teach you more useful tips than your whole university degree. But eh ! there is so many out there, it's sometimes discouraging to even make a [...]

By |October 18th, 2018|Categories: BOOK SUGGESTIONS, EMPOWERMENT, LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

PRANAYAMA – How learning to control your breath will make you a super-human

Have you ever met someone who was just so full of life, it felt like they were radiating? Someone that had a perceivable magnetism, and therefore seemed to be attracting all the good into their field… A freakin' gravitational force…!? The Chinese call it chi, [...]

By |October 16th, 2018|Categories: YOGA|0 Comments

How to show your people you care…

I’m landing in Indonesia, coming straight from Central America. The last few hours before this 35-hour trip have been completely crazy and the whole journey hasn’t been less hectic: i’m still trying to catch my breath when I reach destination. I exit the arrivals door [...]

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

How to find and land your dream job

So. You have finally reached that point; you’re done with school, you’ve managed to find a job that is more or less related to your field, you’re getting paid, you’re safe… But, between you and me, this job doesn’t really get you excited in the [...]

By |August 27th, 2018|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

If you weren’t afraid of being rejected, what would you do?

Featured image: Théo Gosselin If you weren’t afraid of being rejected, what would you do? I lower my gaze for a second and take a short, shallow breath. My gut is wrapped in a tight ball. Mind racing. Heart pounding. So much to say and [...]

By |July 31st, 2018|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

5 Best Post-Surf Stretches

Wether we are pro-riders or pro-at-wiping-out, we all experience pretty serious tensions in our neck, shoulders and back from surfing. Treating yo'self with 10 minutes of stretching can significantly enhance your chances of feeling fresh for tomorrow's sesh, as well as increase your longevity. (Or [...]

By |June 27th, 2018|Categories: SURF, YOGA|0 Comments

8 Most Magical Yoga Centers Around the World

1 -The Yoga Barn - Ubud, Bali, Indonesia Facebook | Instagram I don't even have words to describe our magical this place is... For me, the Barn is the source. It's where it all started, where I've done my Yoga Teach Training, and where I keep going [...]

By |June 9th, 2018|Categories: YOGA|0 Comments

The Dream House Project: Part 1- the Commitment

We are sitting at a round table in the bank, in the very middle of San Salvador. There's three women in the room; me, Tanya- the notary, and Doña Vilma- the 77-year-old woman selling me her land. Tanya is reading us the deed in Spanish [...]

By |May 20th, 2018|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

MORNING RITUAL: How to set yourself up for an epic day!

Every day, we are given one more shot at life. One more chance to make today our masterpiece. Yet, millions of people are just cruising down the streets of life everyday, on 'auto-pilot' mode; physically present, visible to the eyes of others, but truthfully having their [...]

By |May 15th, 2018|Categories: LIFE HACKS, YOGA|0 Comments

Why do yoga ? (Hint: It’s not about tightening your ass in a hot room)

I still remember the exact second I fell in love with yoga, almost four years ago. I had been practicing in the city for a while at this stage, but low-key thought this whole thing was a little overrated... Written in my journal on July [...]

By |March 13th, 2018|Categories: YOGA|0 Comments

For all the times I didn’t tell you to back off.

Tonight, I shook hands with a guy that had literally just treated me with disrespect. I was furious and offended, and I still offered my hand. Only to walk away and suddenly want to explode with all the things I actually meant to tell [...]

By |October 24th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

BLISS is Orgasmic – & Doesn’t Have to Do With Sex

Do you remember the last time you felt an absolute moment of bliss ? You know, I’m sure you do, of those moments where the world stopped spinning for an instant. In that moment all the dots seem to connect. Every focal points that creates [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT, YOGA|0 Comments

Would you Run Away from Time with Me ?

How long are you here for ? That damn question... I’ve been spinning around this globe without a fixed address for almost three years now. Where the fuck did time go? It passed. It slipped. It got gone, I guess... Have you ever noticed how in [...]

By |April 24th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

How to Fly Away for Free ?

Alright. I’m about to reveal a big secret that will answer the question that is burning most people’s lips: How can I afford travelling so much!?! I believe one of the main reasons is simply that I’m not a big spender. Whether it’s the latest [...]

By |January 29th, 2017|Categories: LIFE HACKS|4 Comments


“If you’re frustrated because you’re not getting what you want, stop for a second: Have you actually flat-out asked for it? If you haven’t, stop complaining. You can’t expect the world to read your mind. You have to put it out there, and sometimes putting [...]

By |January 2nd, 2017|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

What makes one go from being ‘Pretty Good’ to ‘Fucking Great’?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the difference between the ones who accomplish great / epic things in any domain — sport, career, adventure, arts, development, etc — and the ones who are doing fine, but never seem to stand out… What actually makes [...]

By |January 1st, 2017|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

2 Years a Nomad – Redefining HOME, LOVE & PRIORITIES

Two years. It’s been two years now that I've been living with no fixed address (mostly in places where there is no postal service anyways). Two years of nomadism, spent living in 10 different countries. I can’t help but be reflective today… As i am [...]

By |July 19th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|2 Comments

5 Things I’ve Learned From Six Months of “Serious” Surfing

1- It's all about commitment. I know what you are thinking now : "Oh yeah, tell me something I don’t know!” Right? Well, I wish I could tell you something completely unexpected, that I’ve discovered a shortcut, or else that you just have to put [...]

By |May 26th, 2016|Categories: LIFE HACKS, SURF|1 Comment

On the Phone with MAAD Maude !

If you're a chick who's into her winter sports, chances are you've already heard of Maude ‘’MAAD’’ Raymond! Born and raised in the province of Quebec, Canada, and having freestyle skied professionally for roughly ten years now, Maude is one badass woman that ain't afraid of heights! Sitting [...]

By |May 23rd, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Why Do I Keep Running After the Wrong Guys ?

Has it ever happened to you: a guy enters the room, and the moment you see him your jaw almost drops open. You’re like: Who the frick is this??? His charisma, look and status is intimidating. But he's challenging. And challenge is exciting. Since a girl normally [...]

By |May 4th, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|4 Comments

Envision Festival: The 70’s are still alive…

10 months ago. I’m landing once more onto my favorite Island; Bali. I know I’ll be here for a quite a while this time and this is only day 1. I’m ecstatic. I remember that night so clearly. This homecoming feeling. The joy of getting [...]

By |April 19th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE, YOGA|1 Comment

“I Crave a Love so Deep, the Ocean would be Jealous.”

L.O.V.E. That shit is fucked. We say that “in the end, only 3 things matter: How much you’ve loved How fully you’ve lived How gracefully you’ve let go of the things that were not meant for you.” This nomadic lifestyle, I’ve chosen it, as others [...]

By |March 24th, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|2 Comments

Costa Rica : Realizing that I’ve become THAT girl

Here I am, back in Costa Rica, 5 years later. It is always a funny feeling, coming back to a place where you’ve been before. Memories come back to mind. You think of who you were with, and how things were at that moment. It allows you to measure [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|1 Comment

6 Months of Mondays in Paradise – The Truth

Half a year living on the beautiful island of Bali. 174 days to be really precise. That’s 27 Mondays where I’ve woken up to a bright blue sky and the freedom to manage my schedule. And it’s also a big fat total of 0 days [...]

By |October 21st, 2015|Categories: ADVENTURE|1 Comment