Let’s Focus on what IS working! by Lucy

By |April 10th, 2020|MIND & BODY|

For me the last couple of weeks have felt a bit like an emotional roller coaster. On the high days, I am appreciating a slower pace, more time with my family, time for self-development and neglected projects.  I feel grateful and calm.  On the low days, I feel anxious, overwhelmed, irritable, annoyed, stressed and confined. ...


Staying Light in the Darkness: Tips & Tools by Mary

By |March 23rd, 2020|MIND & BODY, UNCATEGORIZED|

The other day I went hiking in the hills above Montecito in an area that had been devastated by the Thomas Fire of late 2017, and then released as the harrowing Montecito mudslide that followed in January 2018. I hadn't been up there since, and for some reason I was drawn there with Napper that ...


Post Traumatic Growth! Healing Modalities We Love. by Mary

By |March 9th, 2020|MIND & BODY, UNCATEGORIZED|

Most of us are familiar with PTSD- post traumatic stress disorder, a diagnosis that is given for some in the aftermath of a traumatic event. Trauma can range from abuse of any kind, the loss of a relationship through death, divorce or breaking up, a severe illness, essentially any situation where on some level you ...


Retreating at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay!

By |April 30th, 2019|MIND & BODY, RETREATS, TRAVEL|

photos by Nicole Berry We’re still basking in the glow of our latest Wild Precious Life Retreat!  Hosted at the sublime Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay perched above the Pacific Ocean on cliffs that look like Scotland but are really just 45 minutes from San Francisco, the Ritz was the perfect luxurious cocoon for our ...


Last Minute Holiday Gifts!

By |December 21st, 2018|MIND & BODY, RETREATS|

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay Our signature scent, The First, $165. If Christmas has snuck up on you too, there is still time to get something very special for the women in your life!  Our next Wild Precious Life Retreat is going to be our best yet.  Send your favorite women (or yourself!) to Half ...


44 Gratitudes by Mary

By |February 28th, 2018|MIND & BODY|

photos from top to bottom: the devastation that remains including the bathroom counter which was my refuge for five and a half hours.  And the healing beach-- moving towards the light- sun in front and moon behind.   As I have shared on social media, the early morning hours of January 9, 2018 forever changed my ...


Happy New Year! 10 days in and counting…

By |January 10th, 2017|MIND & BODY|

photos (clockwise from top left): family snapshot on Christmas Eve; sunset over Santa Barbara at the end of 2016; sunrise over Santa Barbara in 2017. 2017 is all about new beginnings.  We're especially energized by a new year as we continue to embrace newness -- a new hometown (love you, Santa Barbara!), new friends, and ...


Announcing our Inaugural Fragrance! Wild Precious Life: The First Available Here Now!

By |November 21st, 2016|MIND & BODY, STYLE & BEAUTY|

Top photo: Jen White.  Bottom photo: Adrien Broom. You've been asking and here it is!  Our inaugural fragrance, Wild Precious Life: The First, is available to you now, exclusively here. The First is not simply a fragrance that one wears. Rather, it is a powerful layered experience that allows one’s spirit to breathe.  We created ...


Spa for your inside and out: Miraval!

By |September 9th, 2016|MIND & BODY, TRAVEL|

Our three night getaway to Miraval was a magical bubble of time where we were able to tune out the minutae of life and really focus on the big picture and ourselves.  Although many may think of a spa as a place to diet and bust your ass working out, we found Miraval to be ...


GLEASON: Shake Up Your Soul

By |July 29th, 2016|MIND & BODY|

Your eyes won't stay dry during this emotionally powerful documentary, and you will be reminded to appreciate all that you have and everyone and everything that is important to you. GLEASON is a perspective changer, that takes you into the life of former New Orleans Saint football legend, Steve Gleason, who was diagnosed with ALS ...