SELF CARE IS A HABIT

As we settle into the reality that COVID’s impact is here to stay, continue the process of unwinding, and shining a light on the effects of America’s racist history and stress out over the upcoming election, self-care becomes top of mind. Taking care of ourselves is essential for being able to show up in the world with clarity and as our best selves. It allows us to take care of others without feeling resentful or projecting our shit on them. ...

By Myka

We're Back!

We are happy to announce that after 5 months of being closed, we are able to see clients at the atelier again. We are excited to get back to work, but there are a few changes that will be in place in light of the COVID-19 pandemic as listed below: When arriving for your appointment, please give us a call at 310.363.7542.  Late arrivals unfortunately will not be accommodated. Your temperature will be taken with a contactless thermometer upon arrival.  Clients...

By Myka

Living Consciously in Times of Crisis

  "When we take the time to be peaceful and calm, we are given more time in return. Calmness bestows focus and thus we accomplish more by expending less." - Aadil Palkhivala   I remind myself of these words often, but especially during challenging and turbulent times such as these. The sense of losing control, of not knowing what’s next can stir up anxiety rather easily. The key to moving beyond that anxiety is recognizing, and acknowledging the reality that we...

By Myka

Sheltering In Place

Like most of you reading this, I’ve been sheltering in place for the past 14 days. What started out as a sincere effort to do our part in flattening the curve quickly escalated into me becoming a teacher, short-order cook, dog walker, playmate, and mediocre housekeeper. All in addition to navigating the changes with our temporarily shuttered business that we launched 8 months ago to the day that we closed.  To say that this is an unsettling time is an...

By Myka

Highbrow Hippie Defined

If you have been following us on this blog for a while, you know that we have been working on finding a physical space for Highbrow Hippie for some time. After many ups and downs (read more about that here), we are happy to announce that we have finally found a space to launch Highbrow … Continue reading "Highbrow Hippie Defined"

By Myka

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