Michelle and Steph

Written by Dijon November 13, 2018

“Y’all look like you’re having fun. How long have you been friends?” Right – “We’re not. We’re sisters!” “What was it like when you were growing up?” Right – “Do you want me to tell the truth?” Left – “Like a magical rainbows and unicorns story?” “I like authenticity.”… Read More

Carolyn Prizm

Written by Dijon November 9, 2018

“I host a show called Night Light Radio on Bff.fm. I try to have each episode come from a place of love and connection and to remind people that music is a sound rainbow and we are all prisms. My dream for the next year of my life is to share more music through my radio show. My first episode… Read More

Arin Lopez

Written by Dijon November 1, 2018

“Finish this sentence. ‘I’m happiest when’…” “I’m with my family.” “What’s your biggest dream?” “To be financially wealthy. Where I don’t have to trade time for money. For example, say I lose this job. I’m not gonna have an income coming in, you get me? So I want to be financially free where I don’t have to work but still have residual… Read More

Mia Banducci (Magik)

Written by Dijon November 1, 2018

“I love the fairy godmother bc it gives a tangible, visual, and visceral experience of what it means for happily ever after to be possible…for your dreams and wishes to come true. In stories when we’re little girls or boys, and it’s okay to believe in magic, there’s this concept of there being an energy or person… Read More

Alysha English & James Odetunde

Written by Dijon October 11, 2018

“How’d you meet?” James – “I went to New York for one of her best friend’s graduation. We were taking photos and she saw this charming guy that was making everyone laugh-” Alysha – “-Who do you think you were making laugh?” James – “Everyone!”… Read More

Sydney Campos

Written by Dijon October 5, 2018

“I started drinking when I was 14. I did that for about 10 years. I would definitely identify myself as an addict during that time. I grew up in San Francisco in the middle of the city in the Lower Haight, had super beautiful hippy parents, and yet I was never home. As soon as I… Read More

Izabella Miko

Written by Dijon August 1, 2018

“What’s your greatest passion?” “Spreading joy and happiness. Teaching people how to find happiness within themselves without relying on the outside circumstances, because that’s true happiness. I know it’s possible. I’ve been experimenting with different techniques, meditations, and ways of living and I want to share that with the world. It’s almost like, I don’t want anyone else to go through years of trying… Read More

Matt Ayriss and Marly Benedicto

Written by Dijon July 19, 2018

“What did it feel like the first time you knew you loved her?” “I watched her through FaceTime video. I was showing her the sunset in New York. And she closed her eyes and she breathed…and I felt the air from her breath inflate my lungs. It felt like oxygen into every pore of my… Read More

Sher Arjan Singh

Written by Dijon July 16, 2018

“Yo! What’s up homey?” “Oh my God! This is crazy! Do you live here now?” “Yeah, I live here in LA now. This is the third time running into each other in the last few years. First in SF on Haight st., then in Costa Rica, and now here in Venice.” “Oh man…this is just affirmation that I’m on the right path. I just… Read More

Nicole Olney

Written by Dijon July 15, 2018

“What’s one thing you love about yourself?” “I love my style, I love the way I dress. I feel like it accurately represents who I am.” “What are you most excited about right now?” “I’m getting to a point where I’m not as afraid to travel. I’m really looking forward to seeing the… Read More

Johnnie Elyse and Kameron Waters

Written by Dijon July 13, 2018

“I was living in Beverly Hills and I hated my life. I was ready to give up on LA. He was my best friend at the time so I decided to stay with him in the van. I had no plans of dating him, I had a line down the middle of the van and I was like ‘Don’t come… Read More

Amy Gaskins

Written by Dijon July 13, 2018

 “What is something you’re really excited about?” “I’m very excited about connecting and being more open to flow, and that allowing me to experience a deeper appreciation and understanding. Just letting things happen organically and naturally. Opening up for friendships and connecting with people deeper and also opening up for just connecting with nature.”… Read More

Andrew Sealy

Written by Dijon July 10, 2018

“When I started yoga 9 years ago I couldn’t touch my toes.” “You’re a long way from that! Was it a hard path to becoming an internationally renown yogi?  “Oh yeah, I’ve been through a lot of adversity in my long 28 years of life. There’s been… Read More

SriKala and Jesse

Written by Dijon July 9, 2018

“The first time I saw SriKala was 9 years ago in NYC at a bookstore that’s no longer there. There were a bunch of Alex Grey paintings on the wall. A lot of India lovers were gathering together. I was with my spiritual teacher and there were men everywhere. I had never seen spiritual men. All my… Read More

Jinny and Susy

Written by Dijon July 8, 2018

“I finished a sound bath at Unplug Meditation in LA and felt so refreshed. My soul felt like it was barely in my body. A woman who looked like she was blissed out, and the sound bath facilitator were chatting together and I asked, “How was that for you?” Left… Read More

Maria Luna

Written by Dijon July 8, 2018

“I make films about social justice. I’ve always done it, since I was five you know. I would grab a bunch of friends and force them to make stuff with me. I’ve been volunteering since I was 12 so that’s how it came together for me.” “What’s your mission with your work?” “When we watch the news people… Read More

Isala and Salihah

Written by Dijon July 6, 2018

I walked upon these two young women at Unplug Meditation and they were facing each other, looking each other in the eyes, and waving their hands at each other while making noises so I asked them, “What are y’all doing?” “We’re doing a connection game because there’s been a bit of distance between us lately. We’re sisters… Read More

Marlize Joubert

Written by Dijon July 5, 2018

  I went to an extraordinarily powerful breathwork class at Unplug Meditation the other day. After class, I asked the teacher “What inspired you to start on the path of teaching breath work and how has it changed your life?” “When I moved to Los Angeles in the year 2000, I kinda felt like I was losing myself. Read More

Rob Silver

Written by Dijon July 4, 2018

I went to a Qi-Gong class this weekend at Ceremony meditation and afterward felt really inspired and internally spacious. After the class, I went up to the teacher and said, “That was awesome! Thank you so much. How’d you get unto Qi-Gong?” “Glad you enjoyed it. I was getting a divorce and I was separated from my wife at the time and doing… Read More

Aarona Lea

Written by Dijon July 4, 2018

“I can overthink and sometimes deal with anxiety and depression. Some of the heaviest struggle started in 8th grade with intense on-and-off bulimia that lasted into my early 20s. It was a roller coaster of eating disorders, body dysmorphia, anxiety and depression.  I really struggled through high school and college. That’s also when I developed a desire to eat organic,… Read More

Jared Johnson

Written by Dijon June 12, 2018

“Music has always been a passion of mine. I started out doing progressive house so I could really see how people react and feel. Now I’m experimenting a bit.” “I’ve stepped away from music a few times because my grandfather casts a big shadow.” “Who’s your grandfather?” “Dexter Gordon. Whenever you have that kind of lineage you’re expected to produce immediately. Read More

Darsan O’Conner

Written by Dijon June 11, 2018

“You look happy!” “It’s a beautiful day!” “It is! I’m Dijon.” “Darsan.” “Beautiful name. Where’s it from?” “It’s Sanskrit. It means in the presence of the lord.” “Who’s your biggest inspiration?” “My mom. I wanna be her when I grow up.”… Read More

Anne

Written by Dijon June 8, 2018

“I love your outfit!” “Thanks!” “Is the all green on purpose?” “Yeah, green is my favorite color. It’s the color of harmony. It’s the color of life.” “Do you wear green every day?” “Nah, some days I’m lazy me me, but today I’m me me.”… Read More

Katie Miller

Written by Dijon June 3, 2018

I was on my way to a friends house and decided to stop at a new place to get some food so I yelped vegan spots and saw a restaurant called Powerplant Cafe. My intuition said ‘that one!’ so I drove there. After I finished ordering I turned to the door and saw this woman walk in beaming. Her smile radiated warmth… Read More