the beauty of empowerment

mental health


Isabell Bernal

Here’s how it really all started.


I had depression. Bad. So I left college in search of treatment. It was during my work with neela that I discovered that happiness comes from combining our interests with helping those in need. And I have broken it down to an equation. One which saved my life and changed the lives of four very special women in South Africa. Here’s how I went from suicidal to getting to spend my days happily traveling, empowering women, and wearing gorgeous handbags.