I’ve been consistently building my self-awareness for as long as I can remember. One of my most recent endeavours has been to differentiate what is coming from my ego and what is coming from me (or my inner self). And whew, chile, it is not easy! Sure, recognizing it is real simple. But stopping yourself from … More Ego Says What?
*Written by Lauren* There is a reason that Earth is also referred to as “Mother Nature”. Women feel the energies of climate, weather, and planetary changes on a hypersensitive, deep, innate level, which may even be driven by the rocks in the sky! For my first post, I’m going to share with you all my … More Manifesting Your Best Life Through The Stars
In 2019, I pledge to… Not Judge Myself Or Others Let’s be honest, all of us have fallen victim to this at one point in time. You see a gorgeous, successful, and happy looking person on Instagram and suddenly you feel less important. Or, you’re scrolling through Facebook and you see that person who … More Rules I’m Living By In 2019
This is a concept near and dear to my heart, first brought into my mindspace by my best friend Danielle. Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable may take many forms and its meaning may differ from person to person. To me, getting comfortable with the uncomfortable is a way we, as humans and spiritual beings, can … More Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable, While Traveling
Cat-calling. Unfortunately, it’s a part of everyday life for most women in America and I am no different. I went to school this Halloween dressed as a cat, and I looked adorable if I do say so myself. I had on a fuzzy black sweater with black leggings, black platforms, a multicolored scarf and a … More Cat-Calling: An Empowering Experience?
Hi All! I have two finals today and a presentation on Friday and then next semester I’m a senior! I will officially be done with school next May and I am excited as well as a little nervous. Excited because I’ll finally be able to devote all of my time to my career, but a little … More Senior Anxiety
Since the 1990s, Peace Corps Volunteers around the world have been carrying out a little something called Camp GLOW: Girls Leading Our World. This year, me and my fellow volunteers carried out our second annual Camp GLOW for our region of Timor-Leste, and it was fabulous! Each country does it a little differently, but ours … More Camp GLOW: Liquica Style
In the year 2013, in humid, beautiful Cape Town, a persona was born. Feisty-Black-Feminst Céline entered the realm of Twitter, and I have to admit, she was pretty badass With each passing year she led me to smarter, sassier and feistier Twitter/Instagram accounts with infinite jewels of wisdom to impart. However, around 2015 I had … More Farewell to Feisty Twitter-Me
Don’t know about you, but I question my self-image every time I have to get passport photos taken. I got some just over a week ago and I remember looking at them thinking “is this really how I’ve looked today?” ‘cause I was REALLY feeling myself! (you know, before the passport photos told me … More Passport Photos & Other Humbling Phenomena
Hey everyone, This is the final installation of the Menstruation Series, and my final official blog post here on Feminine Boutique. What started as a mission to create more female-centered content is now growing into a hub of passionate writers who make this blog as wonderful as it is. Gah – leaving is bittersweet! In … More Menstruation Series: Part IV