In our latest Living High Vibe Q&A, lei-maker Lauren Shearer talked to us about how everything has a spirit…and how to discover YOURS. Combining a tradition thousands of years old with contemporary activism and beautiful artistry, Lauren handcrafts leis. She can make lei out of anything!
Meet Gina Iacovelli, the human hair-weaver and jeweler behind Copperelegy. She left her career behind a computer to pursue her unusual hobby and grew it into much more! We’re thrilled to share Gina’s inspiring story as our second feature in the new Living High Vibe Video series. Here, she shares more about becoming “Death Positive” and why hair weaving is a thing…
“It is something that freaks people out at first.” Gina Iacovelli’s artistic medium is a bit out of the ordinary in this day and age—it’s human hair. Gina and her jewelry business, Copperelegy, are the latest focus in our Living High Vibe video series. When I first discovered Gina's work, I couldn't help but be curious about how one gets into hair jewelry...
For those of you who know us already, thank you for following; for those who just found us, welcome! We like to chase the thrill of adventure and connect deeply with fascinating people who are up to big things. And we LOVE tacos and champagne. :)
Here’s a bit more about us that you might not have known.
Meet Kim Hallin, the equestrian entrepreneur behind Unbridled. After breaking her neck in a severe fall, Kim not only bounced back but grew her passion for horses and healing into a coaching company, Unbridled. We are thrilled to feature Kim in our first Living High Vibe video, and here she opens up even more about her work, inspiration, and why her ideal vacation spot is North Dakota….
People don't know what to expect when they head out to Kim Hallin's open-air "work space." They're there to "reconnect with their authentic selves"...and there are horses. Hallin is the founder of Unbridled, LLC, an equine-assisted experiential learning business. Honestly, I’m not a “horse person” but was intrigued by Kim’s story, and how she described what she does: “I help people reconnect with their authentic selves through the healing power of horses!” My first thought: “healing power of horses???” But…
Is long life directly correlated to the people you meet, the experiences you learn about, the advice given, the comradery you feel after you connect with someone on a deeper level? Connection with other humans is our life blood.
You've seen Charleston, SC, featured on TV (Southern Charm, anyone?) and in prestigious magazines, but what does a Charleston resident REALLY do on a typical Saturday?
Make a list of things that make you happy.
Make a list of the things you do every day.
Compare the lists.
Adjust accordingly. #LiveHighVibe
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Some people stress about not knowing what’s next; we thrive on it. Which side are you on?
We loved our day full of snowball fights, snow angels, and eating snowflakes.
What's Christmas like where you live?
Central California can't be described in words - we hope this video conveys to you the feelings we get from this special area.
When we lived in California, THIS is what we missed about the South.
We never take a relaxing vacation anymore.
What is something you've always wanted to see or know about Hawaii?
Stop and smell the cows...