PEOPLE: Yasmine Ganley



Name: Yasmine Ganley

Occupation/Business/Creative Outlet:, WAIST journal, freelance creative direction.

Starsign: Leo

Favourite Number: 22

First thing you did this morning? Look out the window at the weather.

What does 'wellness' mean to you? Balance. Feeling happy, content, energetic. 

Products found in your shower/by your bath? Sans [ceuticals] Nourishing Hair Wash + Hydratant, Manuka & Oatmeal Eco Store soapBodha Calm Ritual Spray, F. Miller Face Oil and Toner Spray, a pink comb, a transparent toothbrush, Doterra Clary Sage oil, Sweet Almond Oil. 

Three staples always in your kitchen cupboard? Turmeric, Cinnamon and Miso. 

Currently reading? The Botany of Desire by Micheal Pollan. 

Currently browsing (.com)? open tabs:

Favourite snack? My partner's homemade sourdough with lots of butter.

An album/mix that calms your nervous system? Clear Language by Balmorhea.

An album/mix that hypes you up? anything from Fela Kuti or Marvin Pontiac

Favourite form of movement/exercise? Yoga + Contemporary Dance class. 

One thing you'd like to incorporate into your day/week that you're currently yet to? A savoury breakfast (from a recent conversation with a friend on lowering my sugar-coated adrenal glands)

Nighttime rituals? Hold my baby till we both fall asleep, wake up without waking her up, hope to sleep for more than 3 hours. 

I feel most creatively fulfilled when... I do more listening than outputting. 

I'm currently working on... Waist issue 3. Co-curating NZ's Architecture & Design Film Festival. 

I'm grateful for... being back home again. 


All images courtesy of Yasmin Ganley.