We Need to Take Sexual Crimes More Seriously

Today, I am screaming. Today, I am angry. Today I read this news story about a man pleading guilty to Sexual Interference and not only only getting 3 months in prison, but getting his sentence pushed back so he can finish his semester at the University of Calgary. 2 years ago I pressed charges against […]

#metoo – A Recovered Legal Assistant’s Experience with Sexual Harassment

As the “Me too” movement continues to go viral, I felt the need to share something that has effected me and countless others. I spent three years working for law firms. Which is a short time in comparison to most assistants. I briefly spoke on my Instagram about how one of the reasons I felt […]

The Issue with the Hustle

Hustling is never seeing your family, it’s coming home to a dark quiet house in the middle of the night and microwaving leftovers for dinner. It’s binge eating after dinner because there wasn’t enough time in the day to eat a substantial meal. It’s missing your loved ones even if they’re 5 minutes away, because […]

Meghan Does Self-Care – Why Perfectionism is for Suckers

Welcome to the first part of a (hopefully) ongoing collaboration with my soul-sister, Meghan. I talk a lot about having an amazing tribe of women who support each other and my girl, M is a prime example of this. Yesterday I messaged my best friends and begged them to write something to post this morning […]

The Comfort of Coming Home

I’m back in Vancouver, and my heart is calm. Being home has absolutely not been traditionally relaxing, but emotionally and spiritually my soul has found comfort. My first view of the city from the airplane sparked strong feelings, feelings of joy and belonging. I became emotional as my anxiety cleared and I knew I was […]

Being my Own Best Friend

I absolutely adore my friends, as an only child, I have tended to foster friendships that are deep and loving in a sense that my friends are the siblings I didn’t have growing up. That being said, growing up I spent a lot of time by myself. I had to learn how to play alone, […]

It’s Not Always as Great as it Seems

Don’t get me wrong, I have an amazing life, I feel so blessed for it and I wouldn’t trade it for anything. For both my long time, and recent followers  I have lived a very charmed life. I have been whisked away on many amazing adventures and I’ve been very lucky for everything I’ve experienced. […]

Who is Kinijalele?

Hi! I’m Kinijalele, you can call me Savanna or Sav though. This is going to be a little different than pretty much anything I’ve posted recently. It’s raw, and its casual. For the past three years on this blog, and for many more years before that on my old blog I have portrayed myself as […]