I don’t really have a typical day as my work varies but I try to keep up with my morning rituals and if it’s a day where I’m working from home also try to get down to the beach for a quick swim or surf. After spending nearly a decade in NYC I wanted to live in closer proximity to nature. Now living in Topanga Canyon, I can hike from my house and be at the beach in just a few minutes. I have an Aussie who helps motivate me to wake up early and hike or trail run. If I don’t have to leave the canyon for an early shoot or meeting then when I get back I do some light yoga and a short meditation (TM).
I love listening to a podcast or music while I do my routine of oil pulling + potions. Every morning I take sea minerals (either Blue Ocean or QuintEssentials), Amino blend, probiotics, and a shot of warm water with Sun Potion Chlorella and Health Force’s Greener Grasses. If I feel like I need it I’ll also take some typo-spheric Vitamin C. I love doing some sort of warm potion instead of breakfast and it’s easy to take with me if I have to get on the road. I’ll get into something for a month or two and then switch it up. A few of my faves are turmeric golden milk and my version of bullet proof coffee made with Canyon Coffee, Organic Pastures Raw Grass-fed Butter, Vital Proteins Grass-fed Collagen and Sun Potion Reishi.
I make an effort to eat as clean as possible - no GMO’s, no gluten or refined sugar and grass-fed, pasture raised meats. It really doesn’t feel restrictive to me as I’ve found so many amazing alternatives to the sort of treats I used to eat and I feel so much better than I did when I was younger. I was often sick, had asthma, etc...and now it’s extremely rare that I even get a cold. However, even considering all this it’s also important to let things go on occasion and so if I’m on a road trip I’ll probably end up eating something I would never eat otherwise. For me it’s important to be as conscientious as possible but not rigid because that’s just adding another kind of stress into life.
I’m passionate about supporting anyone who is making amazing products and/or educating about holistic health. It’s important we become our own authorities on health instead of depending on the mainstream system we currently have in this country which is highly problematic. Luckily part of my job is to discover and connect with health and wellness practitioners and companies and so I get to try new treatments and products all the time. Some practitioners / practices / talks / products currently on the list:
Thea Annya Nathan / reiki sessions
Sun Potion Tocos & Pine Pollen
Elisa Romeo / Soul Journaling
Energold Montomic Gold Ormus
Ampcoil, a modified Tesla technology frequency healing device
Shungite for clean water & EMF protection
Jason Quitt / books & talks
Flower Essences - my own that I learned how to make at our Mercado Sagrado workshop or those by Saewon Oh / Sun Song
White Candles to burn for healing for myself or others
Carmen Brower, 5th generation Seer - intuitive readings
Ken Rhola / talks online
Ashley Neese/ private breathwork sessions
Mesa Verde restaurant in Santa Barbara / chef Greg Arnold