Author: Micha

5 Reasons Why Anger Must Be Released

Mind + Body Once upon a time, in a not-so-distant past, we began an “Anger Series” here at Of The Wolves. The period was the close of 2016, and it seemed plausible that anger – at least in this country – knew no bounds. Two years later, some people’s rage may have been transmuted into something a bit more sustained and subdued, but it’s there. It’s fuel for some, and it may be slowly corroding others’ health. Sidestepping any cultural or political occurrences – injustices or inflammatory times – ALL of us experience anger periodically. It is a most...

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Cultural Preservation and Personal Conservation With Jess Bercovici of Stela 9

Magic + Makers All photos by Stela 9/Jess “My role within the company is really to bridge the divide within an international demographic. It’s my responsibility and joy to make designs that transcend and communicate Guatemalan culture abroad.”   A casual mention between a friend and I one day led me to look up the Guatemalan-based brand Stela 9 and its founder Jess Bercovici. Jess was born and raised in Los Angeles and first visited Guatemala in 2007 as an archaeological assistant on a pre-classic Mayan site on the Pacific Coast of Guatemala near the Mexican border called La...

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The War on Women’s Health | An Interview with Nicole Granato

Female + Family “My personal belief as of recently is that one of the main attacks on women at this point is actually on their health.”   In early adulthood, Nicole G. was diagnosed with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome). Cysts had grown on her ovaries; she had lost her period; and she experienced many other serious hormonal imbalances. Doctors recommended surgery, but Nicole chose to immerse herself in the world of holistic nutrition and began to create different blends of herbs and superfoods to help her heal. After five months, she eliminated her PCOS. Over four years later, she now...

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Female Health | Some of Our Favorite Podcasts

Female + Family Most of us are contending with a real scarcity of time, and yet topnotch content is rising out of every possible corner and nook possible. What’s a woman to do (insert face palm emoji)? We know our bodies are complex, and the state of affairs for reproductive system disorders, fertility and family planning, and manifest stress is changing. We increasingly must navigate so much conflicting information singularly, or so it seems, as we are our own best advocates, particularly when armed with knowledge. We want as much information nestled within us as we can muster, but...

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Fall Detox | Female + Everyday Health

Parent + Child New seasons bring change, yet female reproductive challenges and fertility desires are year round. Fall is a time of reaping and sowing though, and our ecosystems – our bodies, in this case – need to be prepared for harvest and receptivity. Season changes are also an ideal time to introduce lifestyle changes and new mindsets; shifts are happening regardless, so why not lean hard into flow. As we said goodbye to the longer days of summer and welcomed the cozy nights of fall, there are a number of things we can continue to do to detox...

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