Author: Micha

MISALIGNMENT

Beauty + Brains My first major misalignment… There have been several times in adulthood when it felt like the ceiling of my life was caving in, either suffocatingly or extremely uncomfortably. When I was able to pause and look at the riffs in my life as signals, beacons towards a misalignment, I realized the opportunity masked by hardship. I recall the first time this occurred. It inevitably ended in major changes in my life. I had just returned to Los Angeles after a big gamble – I had asked my supervisors in a very big corporate environment to allow me...

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Meet William Siff and His “Goldthread” Standard

Beauty + Brains At the risk of sleep due to a stack of deadlines and school papers, I rushed out the door one recent Wednesday evening to make it in time to a plant gathering – a plant ceremony? – held at my friend’s Mount Washington home. The details were sparse, but my friend’s interests intersect with mine frequently, so I said yes – a theme of mine this year. Learning about plants’ infinite positive properties for humans has long been a passing interest of mine. Herbal, naturopathic medicine and heeding my inner cravings and dietary compass as a child...

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Stealing Beauty: An Aeolian Acid Trip, Part 1

Beauty + Brains “Stories are compasses and architecture, we navigate by them, we build our sanctuaries and our prisons out of them, and to be without a story is to be lost in the vastness of a world that spreads in all directions like arctic tundra or sea ice.” ― Rebecca Solnit, The Faraway Nearby Someone or crowds of someones over time penned the achingly true trope, “wherever you go, there you are”. It’s heartbreaking, at times. We choose what to pack, why can’t we choose a different self for the voyage? This travel diary is perhaps not what you...

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Modern-day Mysticism: Spirit Guide + Clairvoyant Aja Daashuur

Magic + Makers Some people have a destiny not to be trifled with. They seem to be so uniquely crafted for a particular calling, regardless of how many talents they possess. That is certainly true of our friend Aja Daashuur. When I first met her, she was focused on providing Life Coaching for women solely, yet her interests in mysticism were not at all cloaked. Only a few months after our friendship bloomed, Aja had been inducted into a level of healing and clairvoyance I suspect she couldn’t have even foreseen, despite her innate gifts. Now, I’ve witnessed the...

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Gifts To Make Them Howl and To Help.

Beauty + Brains Sometimes the best gifts are experiences, knowledge and what you take with you in your heart and mind. Following are some of the gifts WE have to give to YOU and perhaps you can pass along this holiday season to your loved ones! 1) Of The Wolves REWILDING Retreat, January 26-28, 2018 We humans took some serious forks in the road to get to this complicated place we’re in, but the map is really quite traceable. How we transcend it is not so clearly laid out. Or is it? The point is not bleakness but opportunity –...

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