This episode of the World of Positivists from the PositiveVibes Magazine is all about the universe of goth culture and fashion, mental health, and the challenges being a queer individual. I had the wonderful experience of interviewing Thomas Blunt.
Crouching down in the corner of his room, he was continuously shedding tears, letting the burden of his emotions smoothly trail down his squished cheeks. The weight of society and load of the thoughts was greater; than the mass of his existence. That specific moment was a halt in his life, a point where he thought he wasn’t brave enough and do not belong to this perfectly faked world. The boy was internally shattered; until life once again taught him that it’s okay to not be okay.
Art has always been an expression of self. Looking to help those suffering mental health issues, it should come as no surprise that art has become a therapeutic tool. Art therapy has helped all generations develop their creative side while exploring what ails them. Utilizing creative processes also helps those looking to enhance their well-being, self-confidence and social skills. Going beyond just coloring between the lines, art therapy offers something for everyone, in good times and bad.
Denise Brown is not just a mother, stylist, teacher, and motivational speaker. Denise Brown is an inspiration. As a young woman, Denise encountered drugs, a neglectful mother, gangs, and placement in the foster care system. Yet, she did not let her early life struggles define her. While some may have
We had the opportunity to speak with Amy White. Amy White is an intuitive medium, a channel, an energy healer, and, what she likes to call herself, a truth bomb dropper. She works with people and helps them connect to their inner knowing. She teaches how to use that inner knowing to help guide us each on our individual journeys. When Amy does this work, depending on her audience, she can help bring forward people’s inner wisdom so they can begin to trust, move through things that block their path and begin to lead their life from a place of knowing as opposed to looking outward. She empowers people’s lives, so they can start to feel like they are fully embodying their experience.
For our second episode of the The World of Positivists, (Positive Podcast series) we had a conversation with Taylor Concepcion on their passion for social issues, empathy and how they currently help people who are abusing drugs.
Exploring the World of Essential Oils, Inspiration, and Personal Development with an exclusive interview with Lori Landin
Sometimes the desire to help others achieve their best life can take us in directions we may have never dreamed. For Lori Landin, creator of 1st Essentials for Life, her journey started with her love of music and teaching, evolving into a business that focuses on the well-being of all. Whether you call her a health coach, certified essential oils coach, or entrepreneur, Lori Landin is an inspirational story of transformation. Lori took time out of her busy schedule to talk to PositiveVibesMag, giving us a glimpse of her past, current wellness offerings, and her envision for a brighter future for all.
The Remix: Hip Hop X Fashion Documentary recently had its debut on Netflix on July 22nd. This documentary profiles Black visionaries in fashion who rewrote narratives on the runway and turned hip-hop style into a global phenomenon. The documentary features interviews with hip-hop fashion pioneers Misa Hylton, April Walker, Kerby Jean-Raymond and Dapper Dan. We had the exceptional opportunity to sit down with both directors (Lisa Cortés & Farah Z. Khalid) and talk about the film, social justice, and the social, positive impact of the genre of hip-hop.