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

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