Hello! I’ve been thinking a lot lately about beauty standards, and almost just in time, a favourite actorvist Jameela Jamil called out another beauty company for shaming women about their bodies. So, I thought: yes, this is a sign from the Universe! I started going to gym recently (I know, right, me? writer of this … More It’s Me – I’m the 10
Over the past four and a half years, I have uprooted and rerooted so many times that I’ve lost track. I’ve lived in many homes, slept on friends’ floors, jumped from hostel to hostel while abroad, lived in my car… and I’ve had a great time. I’ve learned about what belongings mean the most to … More Traveling is great, but is establishing a homebase more important?
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!
You woke up before the crack of dawn to catch your flight home, you rush to the airport, and you discover your flight is delayed by 7 hours. You’re sitting on the beaches of Punta Cana with one too many empty margarita glasses next to your beach chair, and it’s only 11am. You have met … More Why It’s Important to Maintain Your Spiritual Practice While Traveling
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
Well, hello! It’s May, which in the U.S. of A, means it’s Mental Health Awareness Month. As someone who is quite human, and thus, has and/or will struggle with depression at some point, I thought I’d share a nugget or two of my experiences. **Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. My nuggets of advice … More Removing the Stigma
By the time this blog post goes up, I will be at the eight month of my Peace Corps service. Soon, I will be enjoying my first vacation since being abroad (super exciting—even our own Sophie is gonna be there!). Honestly, that vacation couldn’t come soon enough. This adventure that I have been on has been amazing, … More A Guide To Mental Well-Being in the Boonies