Vanessa understands fear and personal journey from multiple dimensions: as a young child that was brought back to life after drowning; as a lifelong student of Eastern philosophy, Western psychology, and meditation; as a coach/healer/advocate for hundreds of clients who seek her help in resolving personal crises.

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Mckenzie Santiago, former bartender turned business owner, founded Brooklyn Grooming with Alfredo Ortiz in 2009 when she moved to Brooklyn. “The people there seemed like they were working towards something unique, which is what I wanted to do,” says Santiago.  “I loved seeing men with beards and Brooklyn didn’t have a mens grooming line, so …

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Talking Music with Jillian Speece of The Bergamot

Jillian is lead singer of the wife-husband duo band The Bergamot. She’s also a foodie, spiritualist, and maker of organic body care products that blogs on Shine On, Inc. I caught up with her to talk about everything from affirmations to auto-tune. [divider]The Interview[/divider] Tell me about your earliest experience with music. I was three …

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