Awake to Dream: A Weekend in Esalen
Founded by Michael Murphy and Dick Price, The Esalen Institute in Big Sur has been a driving force in the shaping and exploration of culture and consciousness since 1962.
Mar 21, 2018
A New Count On Wellness
“You can’t live your purpose of freedom if you continue to confine who you are. You have to find a new way to count what matters.”
Jan 29, 2018
The Thirst Project by Patrick Kolts
Thirst Project is a clean water initiative that focuses on motivating youth to be a part of making strides to eliminate the global water crisis. Their mission is to build a socially-conscious generation of young people who can end the global water crisis.
Jan 16, 2018
Habitas Rise: Helping Build Cities of the Future
Our team at Habitas Rise has just returned from a week-long visit to the Nakivale refugee settlement in Uganda, where 170,000 refugees currently reside.
Dec 18, 2017
Mind over Matter: Practicing Buddhism in Advertising
At first glance, Buddhism and Advertising seem to rub each other the wrong way. But Buddhism itself is a tightrope act of opposites.
Dec 13, 2017
Light Trip in Tanzania
Viviane Sassen studied fashion at the School of Arts in Arnhem, Holland, for two years before turning to photography. Today, Sassen travels extensively in Africa for her personal work and is currently working on a new series entitled Moshi, for which she photographed people from the town of the same name at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro during a period of several months while living there.
Nov 20, 2017
When Music Leads The Way
The first time I walked into a HABITAS experience I felt like a child, seeing everything with fresh eyes. It was one of those moments when you know you are about to do something for the first time ever, and it’s a feeling we often don’t get enough of in our busy lives.
Nov 16, 2017
A Silent Revolution in Your Ear
How Stravinsky, Draws Attention to Music Both in the Past and Present
Nov 13, 2017
Tulum: Connected to the Rhythms of the Earth
A casual Google image search reveals the obvious draw of Tulum – warm cerulean waves hitting sweeping beaches under cloudless skies, as warm breezes blow in off the Caribbean and gently rustle the palm trees on the shore.
Oct 31, 2017
Sri Lanka: Come on in and Have a Seat
Some places are nothing and everything like you thought they would be. When I stepped off my plane in Sri Lanka, a gentleman waved confidently at me, holding a placard that said Miss Jade. He already knew who I was, even though we had never met.
Oct 17, 2017
How Culture Hacking Can Change the World
A refusal to sit still and watch the problem’s of the world go unsolved. A desire to reimagine and redesign realities, to disrupt stagnant patterns. Mike Zuckerman, a self-described culture hacker and urban development specialist, seems to have an innate ability to see around obstacles or perhaps, even use them as stepping stones for creative solutions — in community, civic innovation, and humanitarianism.
Sep 12, 2017
A Look Inside Oman’s Unexplored Terrains
One of the most isolated Arab states, Oman remains one of the least explored and least discussed countries in the Middle East.
Sep 11, 2017
Magical Beings in Digital Art
In Italian folklore, “fate” are magical beings who disguise themselves as humans to play dangerous tricks on people. This mythology inspires the work ofFate Troppo Belle(Alina Akhmatova), a digital artist based in Milan. Using nature imagery, the human form, and unusual objects, she creates these modern tricksters, often hybridized with animals and framed by dreamy natural backdrops. Fate Troppo Belle says that her work is largely aesthetic, left up to the viewer’s interpretation.
Aug 29, 2017
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