Unpacking Privilege

The only way to unpack my white privilege is to gain perspective from people of colour who suffer because of it. Social equity starts with looking in the mirror and acknowledging our contribution to inequity. As a white, cisgender, heteronormative, Western/Anglo-Christian Feminist, it is my duty to pull back these veils and to fight for … Continue reading Unpacking Privilege

Thank you, Emma González

Today, a little girl was the most mature woman in the world. Allow me to rephrase - the most mature person in the world. Emma González, a high school senior, stopped the world for 6 minutes and 30 seconds. Between her impassioned words and her silence heard 'round the world, Ms. González said more than … Continue reading Thank you, Emma González

March For Our Lives

Today, children across North America are marching in protest of the epidemic of gun violence in the United States. In solidarity, we support and join them in their desire to take guns out of the hands of other children. #oneless #kalidesautelsreads via @RiplApp #protect #kids #resist #persist #marchforourlives #womensmarch #solidarity #endgunviolence #guncontrol #stop #protest #change

Midweek Meltdown

Mid week shelfie... because I am literally too tired to think of a post. 🤣 #sherlock #sherlockian #shelfie #wednesday #midweek #bookstagram #books #bookshelf #mess #somany #read #arthurconandoyle #busts #read #reading #readers #kalidesautelsreads

Braving the Wilderness ~ Brené Brown (2017)

❤️❤️❤️❤️ Following @reesesbookclubxhellosunshine advice, I picked up Brené Brown’s newest book Braving the Wilderness. Part memoir, part self-actualization book, Brown wrote about her childhood, and disappointments and traumas that led her to a life she was not content to have. Using the wilderness as when one is alone in their opinion, but stands by their … Continue reading Braving the Wilderness ~ Brené Brown (2017)

Relax! It’s The Weekend!

It is a beautiful, sunny Friday in Vancouver! In honour of the impending St Patrick’s Day Festivities, I will be sitting in the sunshine, reading my favourite Irish author, Maeve Brennan, drinking a glass of white wine and enjoying this early spring! What is everyone up to this weekend? #relax #itstheweekend #friday #friyay #sunshine #sunny … Continue reading Relax! It’s The Weekend!

Anna Quindlen Quote

I have a habit of writing down quotes that I read or hear that speak to me. This one has been on the top of my tongue all day, and it was exactly what I was looking for all day. My #WomanCrushWednesday is the amazing Anna Quindlen with her brilliant words of bravery and inspiration. … Continue reading Anna Quindlen Quote

I breathe in courage and exhale fear

- photo via quotesurf.com Midweek push! When you feel paralyzed, frustrated and afraid, take a deep breath and bring in courage. You are incredible, and don’t forget it. Be fierce! #courage #fear #breathe #wednesday #lion #fierce #roar #blackandwhite #bw #brave #bebrave #midweek #motivation #motivationalquotes #inspo #quotes #quote #quoteoftheday #blogger #blog #followforfollow #follow4follow #follow #kalidesautelsreads

124 Followers to go….

I am so excited to be 124 followers away from MY FIRST GIVEAWAY!!! Ready for some bookish prizes?? To win, simply TAG a friend, FOLLOW my page and LIKE one of the 4 giveaway posts!! #kalidesautelsreads #giveaway #1000followers via @RiplApp #blogger #blog #followforfollow #follow #follow4follow #read #bookstagram #books #bookish #book #review #feminist #prize #fun #almost … Continue reading 124 Followers to go….

Gloria Allred is a Badass

"There are some people who still feel threatened by strong women. That’s their problem. It’s not mine.” ~ Gloria Allred Don’t feel threatened, embrace the idea of strong, empowered women, because the more ideas that are brought to the table the better off we all are! #gloriaallred #strongwomen #quotes #bringit #women #quoteoftheday #feminism #feminist #strong … Continue reading Gloria Allred is a Badass