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

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

Falling: what is it and why are we so scared of it?

Ok dude. Let’s get this clear. Falling. What is it? Gravity pulling you down at 9,81 m/s2? Falling down the stairs? Falling off a twenty-storey building? Or even falling in love? (yeah, that one can mess you up real good too.) Falling also sounds like [...]

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

We are only as loveable as we think

When did you decide you weren't good enough? It likely happened when you were small.  As kids we take on the projections of adults and the strange ways that people treat us and make it mean something about us, inherently, as humans. We make it all [...]

By |August 10th, 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

Burned-out at 27: What Happens When You Fall Off the Carousel

I’ve been a Grey’s Anatomy fan since forever, way before I went to medical school. I remember watching all first three seasons in a record-breaking short amount of time and thinking I wanted to be Meredith Grey. Now, let me clear the air before I [...]

By |July 11th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|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 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

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 |May 30th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

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

Photo by Ollie Reimann 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 [...]

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

{Poem} be unapologetically you.

Photo by Tom Ganor Wake up and sink in a little deeper. You have time. Be guiltless about it. Sprawl out naked, touching the soft edges of your bed. Forgot to take off yesterday’s make up? Forget to put on todays... Let the crisp air [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|1 Comment

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

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

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

Meet Meg: Intern at the Salty Casa + Holistic Health Ninja

Meg has been doing her internship with us in Ecuador, specifically, working alongside Ariane in the kitchen to bring the troops delicious, nutritious foods. Here, she tells her story.  I've played soccer and competitive sports since I was five. It was through playing competitive sports [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

We Ask Women Killing it in Their Field: What Was Your First Job? (Part 2)

They're killing it in their field now- but everyone has to start somewhere! Here the girls of Salty, June and Gemsita spill: what was their first job?! Marie-Christine Amyot Co-Founder Salty Souls Experience "I was fifteen and I remember I had made about fifty copies [...]

By |April 2nd, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Meet Geraldine: Combining Work & Travel Through the Power of Her Hands

Meet Geraldine: body-mind therapist, specialising in massage, reiki and meditation. She was kicking it wish us in Ecuador this season just past, and now is on her way to Costa Rica, and hopes to be in Bali by the end of the year. This is [...]

By |March 6th, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|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

Dreams and Wanderlust as a Woman of a Certain Age and a Mother

Standing on a beach alone in Tofino, post surf euphoria setting in, I understood that I had to travel to the end of the world alone in order to hear my heart. I had to leave the noise of everyone who gets a piece of [...]

By |November 9th, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|3 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

Janne Robinson’s Five Daily Habits for Maximum Confidence

>> Come vibe with us & Janne Robinson this Winter in El Salvador (Special Edition) Janne Robinson takes slabs of her heart and shares them with the world for a living. That's how she describes her day job. Her poems are raw and gutsy, with titles [...]

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

Why You Should Stop Being Nice

Image credit: @raskal for @dear_milu HOW CAN YOU PROMOTE NOT BEING NICE?! Let's start with a dictionary definition: nice nīs/ adjective pleasant; agreeable; satisfactory. Bet you can guess where I'm going with this. Have you ever wanted to be deemed a nice person? Because here's [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|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

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

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



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