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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 giant wave barrelling towards me. [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Categories: SEX|0 Comments

Vegan chocolate mousse with aquafaba

↠ Ingredients ↞ Makes 4 servings 1 can of chickpeas 1 cup of aquafaba* 1 tsp of lemon juice 1 cup of dark (70% cacao) vegan chocolate Splash of milk (optional) *What is Aquafaba? Funky word isn’t it!? It's the viscous water in which the chickpeas have been cooked. Due to [...]

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

“I’m done wearing grey-colored glasses.” A note of hope from our contributor Astrid, currently in Italy.

Well, this is one I never thought I'd even begin to type. When I left nearly four months ago on my big adventure, I never expected once I would find myself stuck in the middle of one of the worst hit-countries of a global pandemic- Italy. I am scared, I [...]

By |March 23rd, 2020|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Cabbage, Tofu and Sesame Salad

This cabbage, tofu and sesame salad is a huge step up from your standard tomato-and-lettuce salad combo. The blend of textures and flavors will have you coming back for seconds every time. ↠ Ingredients ↞ 1 package of rice noodles ½ cup of toasted peanuts 3 tbsp of toasted sesame [...]

By |March 22nd, 2020|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

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 working toward making some life [...]

By |February 22nd, 2020|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Spaghetti squash with cashew alfredo

Makes: 3-4 servings     ↠ Ingredients ↞ FOR THE NOODLES: Spaghetti squash, 1 medium-large (this is where the sliding scale of the servings comes from) Olive oil, 2 tablespoon Himalayan salt, 1/2 teaspoon Ground pepper, 1/2 teaspoon FOR THE NO-CHEESE ALFREDO SAUCE: Cashews, raw 2.5 cups (soaked 6-8 hours [...]

By |February 7th, 2020|Categories: ALL|0 Comments

Sexual arousal and shame

Sexual arousal and shame: early beginnings I remember when I was a kid my parents bought a book explaining sex to my older sister. I would steal it and read it in secret, then I would get aroused at the images of the naked body and sexual positions. Even if [...]

By |January 7th, 2020|Categories: SEX|0 Comments

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 at 18, I’ve slept on [...]

By |January 6th, 2020|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

How I stopped chasing love and learnt to love myself instead

I didn’t grow up feeling loved, or complete, or beautiful. Like many of us, I grew up questioning what love was, watching toxic versions of it playing in front of my eyes like a fucked-up movie. I was left with such a twisted version of love that it took me [...]

By |December 26th, 2019|Categories: LOVE STUFF|0 Comments

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. I was left cold, dazed [...]

By |December 15th, 2019|Categories: LOVE STUFF|0 Comments

Your at-home DIY retreat

Finding yourself at home more than usual right now? ... Why don’t you do a DIY Salty Retreat at home? This post will show you how to do just that and leave you feeling centred, recalibrated, energized and calm again. You will need: A weekend or two-and-a-bit days completely blocked [...]

By |December 14th, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT, NUTRITION, SURF, YOGA|0 Comments

Spinach Pancakes

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Makes: 10 pancakes ↠ Ingredients ↞ Nut mylk, 1 cup Apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon Organic flour, 1 cup Baking powder, 2 teaspoon Baking soda, 1 teaspoon Cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt, 1/2 teaspoon Cage-free local egg, 1 Agave syrup or honey, [...]

By |December 5th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

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 anymore) and where you're headed [...]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT, LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Top 10 All-Female Surf Movies

Keep the stoke alive with some epic surf flicks with some of the best female surfers on the planet. These are our top ten picks. Soon we’ll see you again Mama Ocean, soon. Get your girlfriends to hit ‘play’ at the same time as you, it’s time for a movie [...]

By |November 24th, 2019|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Beet Raw-violi with Truffle Cashew Cheese

4 servings 30 minutes 6 hours FOR BEET PASTA: Beet, raw 3 medium Olive oil, 1/4 cup *mandolin for super thin slices FOR TRUFFLE CHEESE: Cashews raw, 2 cups Nutritional Yeast, 1 tablespoon Olive oil, 2 tablespoon Lemon, 1 tablespoon Rosemary dried or fresh, 1 teaspoon Thyme, dried or fresh, 1 [...]

By |November 20th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

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?' and my other friend misheard [...]

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE|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 Ginette. But somehow it wasn’t [...]

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

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’ after coming to visit me [...]

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: TRAVEL|0 Comments

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 of a life in a [...]

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Mushies on toast

↠ Ingredients ↞ 2 cups mushrooms, cleaned and chopped. (Ideally freshly foraged or picked up from the market) Yellow onion, 1/2 medium, diced small Garlic, 3 cloves micro-planned or minced Extra virgin Coconut oil, 1 tbsp Thyme, 3 tsp (de-stemmed) Himalayan salt, 1/2 tsp Ground pepper, 1 tsp Balsamic glaze, [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

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