Adventure · Positive Living · Travel

Happy One Year Anniversary

Today is the one year anniversary of Melanin Adventures, and as you know anniversaries are important to me. 🙂 I like being able to look back and compare the past, and the beginning of my blog, to the present. Anniversaries help me to see how far I have come, the adventures I have experienced - by… Continue reading Happy One Year Anniversary

Positive Living

Understanding Post-traumatic Stress Disorder — The Mixed Review

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. To mark and honour the importance of mental health awareness I was invited to contribute to The Mixed Review on my experiences learning about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. I was happy to contribute and hope that sharing my experience can help others recovering from a traumatic event in their lives.… Continue reading Understanding Post-traumatic Stress Disorder — The Mixed Review

Travel

Historic San Jose del Cabo’s Thursday Night Art Walk

This week, while staying in the municipality of Los Cabos in Northern Mexico, I came upon a great surprise in the form of a self-guided art tour. Along beautiful back streets full of history and character you can find all kinds of art from large $15,000 USD canvas masterpieces to beautiful hand embroidered traditional blouses.… Continue reading Historic San Jose del Cabo’s Thursday Night Art Walk

Adventure

Takashi Murakami: Octopus, skulls and sparkles

I didn't think I had heard of Takashi Murakami when my parents first mentioned him to me, but it turns out I have been a fan of his work for years without knowing it. Like me, you might also have been an unknown admirer of the Japanese artist because of his collaborations with famous pop… Continue reading Takashi Murakami: Octopus, skulls and sparkles

Positive Living

How Yoga Supports my Physical and Emotional Health — OFF YOUR CHEST

A few weeks ago I was approached by OFF YOUR CHEST, after they read my post on my first yoga retreat. They asked if I would like to contribute an essay on yoga and mental health and I was more than happy to share my experience with their readers. I hope that others can read… Continue reading How Yoga Supports my Physical and Emotional Health — OFF YOUR CHEST