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About Natalie Snyder

Natalie is a writer, yoga instructor and counselor of teenagers with mental health issues. A true believer that life hands us only lessons, she tries to find the medicine in all situations, poisonous or sweet.

Why I Skate

This time last year, I set out on a one-way ticket to El Salvador. I made rough plans to spend my summer learning how to surf and to improve my Spanish, but even rough plans don’t always follow course. I got in over my head, [...]

By |June 6th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Let’s get real about “Inspiration”

Feature Image Lauren Bullen It's been a while since I last wrote for Salty. What have I been up to since then? Really, I've got nothing to tell you about. I haven’t been surfing perfect lefts in Bali or doing yoga on a remote, tropical island. [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|1 Comment

Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History

In a world full of discrimination, Rad Women Worldwide, by Kate Schatz, quickly brings our attention back to some 40 of the most influential international trailblazers in history – and they’re all women. The book is a collection of their most memorable stories and an example of [...]

By |February 6th, 2017|Categories: BOOK SUGGESTIONS|0 Comments

Travel as Transformation: Discover your own Identity

Photo - Cait Miers @caitmiersphotography For those who need that little bit extra inspiration to travel and those experienced tourists in need of transformation, Gregory Diehl asks the readers a set of questions and gives them simple concepts to contemplate with his book Travel as Transformation: Conquer the [...]

By |January 11th, 2017|Categories: BOOK SUGGESTIONS|0 Comments

No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering

Thich Nhat Hanh For: those who have experienced a tragedy or a state of suffering.   This one is important. I’ll starting by telling you about the first time I found this book, and more importantly, why. It started when I received phone call from [...]

By |November 13th, 2016|Categories: BOOK SUGGESTIONS|0 Comments

Soul Spark Book Club: It Chooses You by Miranda July

It Chooses You by Miranda July Feature Image via NY times For: anyone who has hit a creative wall. Why read It Chooses You From a young age, humans in this world fascinated me. I traveled to rural Africa to connect with the people I studied [...]

By |October 11th, 2016|Categories: BOOK SUGGESTIONS|0 Comments

Meet Brenda Centeno: El Zonte’s young shredder

This past summer I found myself in the tiny town, El Zonte, off the Pacific coast of El Salvador. I had spent close to a year living in the surf town of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua a couple years before and left regretting not [...]

By |September 24th, 2016|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead By Brene Brown. Salty Souls Experience.

Read this if: you're letting fear hold you back from your best self.  I am a yoga instructor and student, and in yoga the concept of vulnerability is always a recurring theme. For example, working on our inversions can bring up the fear of falling [...]

By |September 5th, 2016|Categories: BOOK SUGGESTIONS|0 Comments

I Am Malala: How One Young Girl Stood Up For Education and Changed the World

“We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” I find I often take the power of my voice for granted, as well as my right to even have one. At fifteen years old, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the face by [...]

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

Travel Deeper – A Globetrotter’s Guide to Starting a Business Abroad

Our book club has a little something different to report today – the release of a captivating collection of stories and advice from a former traveler and business owner, Ryan Spiegel. We’re excited to announce the release of “Travel Deeper – A Globetrotter’s Guide to [...]

By |June 20th, 2016|Categories: BOOK SUGGESTIONS|0 Comments

It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War

War photographer Lynsey Addario recounts over two decades of shooting photos in war-torn countries in her memoir. She goes from shooting amateur photos to becoming a prominent photographer as a Pulitzer and MacArthur Genius Award winner. At a young age, Addario was introduced to photography [...]

By |April 30th, 2016|Categories: BOOK SUGGESTIONS|0 Comments

When Breath Becomes Air

Motivation creeps in on us at the most inconvenient times and inspiration comes from the strangest places. Plans often need altering as we try to tell ourselves to expect the unexpected. No matter how much we prepare ourselves for the unpredictable thing called Life, we [...]

By |March 19th, 2016|Categories: BOOK SUGGESTIONS|1 Comment

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