Our Resistance

aliciasouza | March 7, 2021, 11 a.m.

Why We're Downsizing, Buying a Sailboat, And Chasing Our Dream of Off-Grid Sustainable Living In recent years, there has been a wave of alternative lifestyles becoming popular within American culture. Pictures of tiny houses, RV’s and even sailboats flood social media channels, Pinterest boards and reality TV shows. So, what is alternative living all about and why would Bryan and …

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Dreaming in 2020

aliciasouza | Nov. 17, 2020, 3:41 p.m.

What Does it Mean to Dream In 2020? If someone would have told me a year ago that our family would be selling our house to jump onboard a sailboat, learning to sail and seeing the world as we go, I would have probably laughed out loud. A year ago, I was preparing to defend my dissertation proposal, immersed in …

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I Wasn't Asking For It: Victim Blaming and Its Effects

aliciasouza | Sept. 15, 2019, 2:42 p.m.

CONTENT WARNING: SEXUAL VIOLENCE/ DATE RAPE The next post discusses the context of my assault but doesn’t go into explicit details. Some readers may find this content disturbing or upsetting, but I believe it is important to open up these discussions and I believe that truly amazing things can be achieved through my vulnerability, so I’m sharing my experience with …

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Lies Holding Me Back, Part 2

aliciasouza | July 31, 2019, 7:49 p.m.

WELCOME BACK TO HERSAFE.SPACE! Please consider subscribing if you haven't yet! Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post. I’ve got a lot of info for you all and some personal stories of dealing with imposter syndrome, something even the most brilliant, talented, skillful people I know feel at times. It honestly amazes me how often …

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Good Moms Don't Do That, I'm Not Good Enough, Part 1

aliciasouza | June 25, 2019, 5 a.m.

Good Moms Don’t Do That, I'm Not Good Enough Hello and Welcome to hersafe.space! Thank you for reading and growing with me! If you haven’t already, please head over to my welcome post here to learn a little about me and hersafe.space. If you like what you read, click the subscribe button below to receive notifications about my new posts! …

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Welcome!

aliciasouza | April 7, 2019, 12:14 p.m.

Welcome to hersafe.space Let me start off by saying thank you! No matter what search engine algorithm, Instagram post or link share brought you here, THANK YOU for clicking, sharing, and giving me the opportunity to share hersafe.space with all of you! Let me tell you a little about this blog and myself. What is hersafe.space? My goal for this …

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