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I want to quit my job!

Posted by Freelee @growsomeovaries on

I used to work in a concrete jungle, now i just work in the jungle.🐒 how did this happen? Well, i woke up one morning dreading the work day ahead. I was exhausted with the 9-5 grind. Waking to an alarm, commuting over a hour a day dressed in a restrictive suit, painting my face to 'look the part', binding my feet in high heels, and faking a smile to the public. I was sick of working my life away making someone else rich. Maybe the worst, i was bored. I wanted to be turned on and to feel something meaningful everyday. That morning i decided to free myself from being a slave. There wasn't any social media back then so i transitioned by becoming a personal trainer with my own business. Soon after i found veganism and my true passion in life.🤝 don't be afraid, you can create this too. 

I show you how to save hundreds of thousands of dollars in my new ebook My Naked Lunchbox. Take a read and change your life forever. 

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welcome weirdos

Posted by Freelee @growsomeovaries on


I'm sitting here eating sugar apples and a very old memory is triggered. As a youngster i had a routine of listening to my mum and dad talking in bed at night. They didn’t know i did and usually it was very calming for me. Not this night. I overheard my dad say that he thought it was weird that i didn’t have many friends, and that i wasn’t normal. I remember gasping and trying to hold back the tears. I already felt like an outcast in school. Now my dad, who was the centre of my universe even thought i was strange.

I felt like i had disappointed him and that he didn’t love me so i went about trying to make friends. I was very introverted and this felt unnatural to me. I only liked minimal company. Needless to say the plan failed. I repeated the pattern a thousand times more until one day i realised hang on.... This is who i am. Being a weirdo is my speciality! 🤙please don’t ever be afraid to be different, be afraid to be like everyone else. You are a limited edition. So welcome my fellow weirdos, you will fit right in here.

I talk about this and so much more in my new ebook My Naked Lunchbox. Take a read and change your life forever. 

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Why am I so ugly?

Posted by Freelee @growsomeovaries on

Lately, i go days without looking in the mirror even once, and i find it incredibly freeing. This was definitely not always the case. As a young woman, i became obsessed with my reflection. I would spend hours a day analysing and comparing. Was it because i was vain? Because i thought i was too perfect for this world? On the contrary, i saw a face filled with 'imperfections'. I believed the story i was told by advertisements, that i was born inadequate and in desperate need of enhancement.

I saw normal human characteristics as defects to be erased or covered; to be ashamed of. I hated my skin, especially my freckles. My smile was too narrow and my teeth too crooked. My top lip too skinny. Eyes not big enough. My hair too fine. The reality is, i didn't see the real me in the mirror. I didn't see the cheeky girl who loved to explore nature for hours and play in the dirt and creeks, instead, i saw the ugly lies the beauty industry fed me. I've now been many months without makeup, fake lashes, creams, treatments etc and it feels so damn liberating. Remember, you were not born flawed, you were born into a flawed system. You were designed to be wild and free, to get dirty, to love and laugh, to explore and experience this beautiful planet - not to stress over your humanness. 
Don't buy the lie$

All in my new ebook My Naked Lunchbox. Take a read and change your life forever. 

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zerowaste lifestyle

Posted by Freelee @growsomeovaries on

At one point i used to waste so much money buying designer handbags, and for what? To be admired by random strangers? To be accepted into some sort of ‘elite’ club? Envied by friends? Looking back i realise i just lacked true purpose and direction in life. I was also looking for love and acceptance through an expensive, wasteful lie. Thankfully, i woke up. Now i dream about a waste-free world and really believe it’s possible if we start with ourselves.
I decided to learn a new skill that helps with this focus and am now making bags out of 100% palm leaf. They are reusable for years (depending on how u treat it), biodegradable and #zerowaste. They are also great for gifts. I know not all of you can make these bags, however, what you can do now is implement little changes into your lifestyle that will make a huge impact on the world around you.
Firstly, go vegan ofcourse! If you go for take away food, always take reusable plastic containers. Take a photo of business cards instead of taking the actual card. Shop in second-hand stores for pre-loved bargains. Use a menstrual cup instead of tampons. Always take reusable produce bags for fruits and veggies. Ride your bike to close destinations instead of driving. Bam. These are only a few tips, feel free to add more in the comments

Check out my new ebook My Naked Lunchbox.

Take a read and change your life forever. 

Stay free.

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