I took a little break from writing on here because, let’s be honest… Life in Peace Corps is tough. I’ve been meaning to write more on mental health and taking care of yourself, but being in the deepest of ruts, I couldn’t see myself writing anything worth the read. However, I have recovered quite a … More You’re Resilient, Babe!
*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
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?
I love pizza. I have always loved pizza and when I first went vegan, I thought that I might have to give it up. I’ve been vegan for almost 6 years now and I have some great news for you… I have not given up pizza at all! In fact, I have found some really … More Vegan Comfort Food Classics: Part I – Pizza
Hey everyone! We are getting to the end of the six-month dry season here in Timor-Leste, which means squeezing in the last of the national travel we can do before the rainy season washes away the furthest reaching roads. In September, we went on a five-day mountain adventure, which included angry grandmothers, kind nuns, nights … More From Site to Suai to Same and Back!
It may be my religious upbringing, or the fact that society in general chooses women for this, but I’ve been taught since birth to give and give and never stop giving. I’ve recently had to re-evaluate certain relationships and friendships in my life, and have had to admit to myself that despite all my feminist … More Deep-Condition Your Dry-Ass Beliefs
Hey everyone! This is a continuation of my last post, which described the first half of my little two-week vacay back in May. This post takes place entirely in the city of Bangkok, Thailand, a city that I feel I could live in. Being there for more than a couple of days made it feel … More Malaysia and Thailand Adventures: Part II
I have this cute tendency of truly wanting to like everyone. That’s because I don’t enjoy the negativity that comes with actively disliking a person. But, hey, we’re human beings with layers of complexity– eventually, one of us is gonna rub the other the wrong way. (Perhaps rub a lot of people the wrong way.) … More The Tragedy of Simply Not Liking a Person
Coming to the decision to put aside van life for a little while longer was difficult. I was having thoughts of “Well maybe I should take the safer route and build a sustainable income, save up, and then dive in full force. My financial and living situation must be better down the line.” Of course, … More Moving to The City From The Countryside
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