New here? Get 10% off your first order



ROLE MODELS

Role Model: Hilda- Matilda

Posted by Alexandra Van Rijn on

Tell us a bit about yourself! My name is Hilda-Matilda and I’m 19 years old. I’m currently a university student working on an undergrad degree in International Development Studies. I’m an avid believer and advocate for social change in various areas of life; human rights, gender equity and mental health. On the side, I’m a barista as well as a model. I love fashion, photography, a good amount of time on Netflix (24/7 if possible) and sweets, treats and everything nice. I’m currently preparing to travel to South Korea for one year on student exchange to improve my language proficiency....

Read more →


Role Model: Naomi Giberson of Moment Meditation

Posted by Alexandra Van Rijn on

Tell us a bit about yourself!  I am a business professional in Venture Capital (VC) during the day and a guide at Moment Meditation at night. I am an everyday working women with a full plate and a full mind who believes that much of my success in life would not be possible without meditation. During my undergrad I studied neuropsychology while being a certified yoga instructor. The combination of these two experiences brought the scientific and practical importance of meditation practice into my life and into therapy programs for others. When I moved to Vancouver for my Master’s program...

Read more →


Role Model: Nero Krishna

Posted by Alexandra Van Rijn on

Tell us about yourself! Hi friends! My name is Nero, and I’m a primary/junior certified teacher in Ontario! If I’m not busy running around with the smartest bunch of kindies, I’m either looking for picnic inspirations on Pinterest or editing photos for my blog space! I love 21st century education, my mom’s delicious Sri Lankan meals, shopping at thrift stores, and uncovering new parts of the world! My wanderlust is real. I’m constantly in awe of all the amazing strangers who have now turned into friends thanks to the WYL community! If you ever want another friend in some safe...

Read more →


Role Model: Khloe Sussey

Posted by Alexandra Van Rijn on

Tell us a bit about yourself!  I'm a native of Fredericton, NB and living a super active lifestyle. Being outdoors is a huge part of my life, and playing rugby is my main passion. I'm attending Concordia U in the new year, and am excited to start a new journey in Montréal!   Could you briefly describe your mental health journey?  I've been diagnosed several times with different disorders, not really being able to pinpoint exactly what it is that I'm struggling with. A lot of the time, I have voices in my head that I have trouble deciphering whether...

Read more →


Role Model: Yasaman Gheidi

Posted by Alexandra Van Rijn on

What is a Role Model? Not too long ago we decided that it wasn't enough to cast models based on height and measurements. We wanted to highlight the stories of those brave enough to wear their label. Yasaman is one of those people. She is a self love and mental health advocate who uses her platform on Instagram to help raise mental health awareness with her #InsideOutChallenge and raise awareness for LGBTQ+ rights with her new project #RainbowIran that connects Iranians in the LGBTQ+ community.   Tell us a bit about yourself! I'm a person trying to make a positive difference in this world. I work as an X-ray Technologist during the day and spend a lot of...

Read more →