Author: Micha

Looking For Answers: Bi-weekly Adventures In…Living; Volume 2

Beauty + Wellness Naturally, we found new books (audio and print) to devour since our first installment, adding to our growing stack of juicy input, expanded our intake of anti-inflammatories, for mood elevation, joint relief and swelling, and indulged in hobbies fit for excellent serotonin bursts and cathartic release! The book worms get wormier: I finally picked up a book I’ve long since planned to read, Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman, written by the founder of Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard. Patagonia has existed as THE exemplification of a renegade business, going against the grain and perhaps logic to build a global...

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Looking For Answers: Bi-weekly Adventures In…Living; Volume 1

Magic + Makers (Not all items are pictured here.) Most of the time, we’re voracious readers, we’re reliably inquisitive, and we’re experimental. We probe and we investigate to live a better life and to share that hard-earned life knowledge with you. I’ve decided to recap some of the many places I’m sticking my proverbial nose – some of the best of my findings in art, books, experiences, etc. – here in our bi-weekly series “Looking For Answers: Bi-weekly Adventures In…Living”, and Lulu and the rest of the Wolf Pack will be contributing from time to time, too. And so...

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Lucidity is Brilliant | Losing the Booze (and Chemicals) for Awhile

Beauty + Wellness “A man’s mind may be likened to a garden, which may be intelligently cultivated or allowed to run wild; but whether cultivated or neglected, it must, and will, bring forth. If no useful seeds are put into it, then an abundance of useless weed seeds will fall therein, and will continue to produce their kind.” – James Allen Involuntarily, many of us tend to opt for a sort of cloudy alter ego/mush brain resonance – dulling with alcohol, medications and drugs, instead of choosing deep presence, clear-headedness and juicy reality. The choice is rarely blatant, and the...

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Homemade Kombucha | Store Bought Starter Kit

Culinary + Fashion Most of us recall when kombucha hit the shelves of health food chains and speciality markets years ago. This fermented tea beverage, which in its original incarnations demanded much more getting accustomed to, had been a gut health staple for some people for centuries. But it seems GT’s Kombucha really put it on the map and stoked the flames of many many more brands and softer taste profiles to crop up over the years. Making kombucha in small batches is the selling point many brands employ, and making it in really small batches – at home...

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Meet Parks Project | Reminding Us Healthy Activism Makes Healthy People

I can’t recall where I first learned of Parks Project. It was some time this past year, and I immediately thought to myself that this company had really nailed mission-based product and philanthropy-driven for-profit business…much like TOMS before it. I wasn’t surprised to learn the co-founders, Keith Eshelman and Sevag Kazanci, had worked at TOMS, yet – while Blake Mycoskie’s specific blueprint of business that gives back is a wonderful model – Parks Project does something very different. TOMS showed us how transparently and immediately our purchases could impact someone else (one for one) while the company could still...

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