Author: Lulu Brud

REWILDING Speakers + Partners Announced

Travel + Dwell We’re so excited to present REWILDING, a series of human being retreats – multi-dimensional experiences for anyone and everyone (over 21 and yes, co-ed). This has been a dream of ours for so long this almost doesn’t seem real. But it is, because we believe we all crave experiences of this depth. Starting in Santa Barbara January 26-28, our first retreat will be held in an intimate and rustic setting on a private, 300-acre resort just minutes from the ocean and nestled amongst the trees. Following, our first round of speakers, partners and content are finally revealed! This is in partnership with Cabin...

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Several Ways to Slice a Pumpkin

Beauty + Brains I get it, Halloween is over and so is Thanksgiving. You’re ready to move past pumpkin spice lattes and onto peppermint things. BUT! Don’t be so quick to toss those left-over cans of pumpkin puree just yet! They’re jam packed with incredible enzymes, vitamins and minerals to keep your skin healthy, hydrated and full of holiday cheer. This time of year, between parties, travel and social obligations, it can be really hard to find the time for much of anything else. But in the spirit of giving, be sure to carve out a little you time with...

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Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

Beauty + Brains Fall is finally here. The summer sun has ripened its fiery orange energy into the glowing crisp leaves of harvest. Maybe it’s because I’m a fall baby, but this season has always felt like home to me…a time to turn inwards, heal, and reap the benefits of the months of work that have come before it. I don’t know about you, but this past summer was particularly challenging for me – emotional, heated and a bit raw. Everything from global natural disasters and the political landscape in America, to my own work and what feels like a...

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Bibliotherapy | Bedside Book Stacks

Culture + Community Lucidity has many advantages. It frees up space in your bank account, it frees up space in your social calendar for more engaged conversations, and it frees up your time for more inspiring things like reading and writing. Since pulling my sad, politically-frustrated soul out of a swimming pool of wine every night, I have found I have a lot more free time, ability, and desire to read books without immediately falling asleep on the couch. As you can see, I might have a slight problem finishing a book before I pick up another one, but I...

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Star Gazer, Science Expert | Introducing Claire Schwartz

Travel + Dwell Photos courtesy of Bianca Moran  I met Claire (and her giant telescope) under the light of the moon at a friend’s backyard birthday party. I knew then and there that I needed to introduce her voice and knowledge to our Wolf Pack. Women continue to be vastly under-represented in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields in our world, which is bizarre – I personally know so many incredibly smart women interested in these fields. This is largely because these fields are not as encouraged for young women growing up. According to NSF, Science and Engineering Indicators,...

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