PROTECT KIDS, NOT GUNS.

I took these pictures on March 24, 2018. I was in Washington, DC at March for Our Lives the anti-gun violence march organized by students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. The school had been the site of a mass shooting a little over a month before. As the mother of a then 2.5-year-old, I was outraged and disgusted that we lived in a country that allowed this to happen, that gun manufacturers and their needs were...

By Myka

How to Choose A Crystal

I never pick a crystal, it always picks me. When I go into a crystal shop, I see what I'm attracted to, feels good in my hand and typically, it's always what I need. Lately I've been drawn to malachite. It’s all about flushing out toxic emotions, clearing away unwanted energies, and ensuring that negative vibes stay 6 feet away at all times. Kind of perfect for this post-COVID existence. One of the best descriptions I found online was from Tiny Rituals....

By Myka

FULL MOON RITUAL TO FIND CLARITY

I like getting rid of things. It’s kind of my hobby. I am firmly in the camp of if I don’t love it and have a recurring need for it, then it doesn’t need to be in my life. It’s a well known fact in my family and has both good and bad qualities. The good? I’m the go to on all things cleaning or organizing related. The bad? I once inadvertently threw away my brothers prized early nineties Steelers...

By Myka

HOW TO LIVE WITH THE SEASONS

Each month at Highbrow Hippie we pick a theme to help guide our marketing. Typically its aligned with the season and this month is no different. Our theme for October is transitioning - from summer to autumn, light to dark and we’ll be discussing how to prepare your hair, home and your body. As we ease into Autumn I find myself making a bee line towards cozy town. Loads of people here in sunny LA complain about “winter” but I...

By Myka

WAYS TO LIVE A MORE SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE

Sustainability, it’s all the rage. From tiny houses to electric cars, if you aren’t considering sustainability in your daily existence, then you are officially behind the times.  But what does it mean to truly be sustainable? Sustainability means meeting our own needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Whoa. Think about that, the foundation of this principle is based on us using only what we need.  Imagine that. What would life look like if...

By Myka