Article on Friday Feature: How to Overcome Shame and Heal Your Body with Shannon Amrein

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Friday Feature: How to Overcome Shame and Heal Your Body with Shannon Amrein

This week we're proud to share sisterhood member Shannon Amrein. After being diagnosed with Lyme disease and being sick for many years, Shannon found herself at a crossroads: either keep following the allopathic methods of treatment that were making her sicker or forge a new path. She decided to take a new path and ended up healing herself completely from all diseases using energetic techniques. That journey inspired her to study and learn more about healing, so she could share this amazing recovery with others. Today, Shannon is a Shamanic practitioner, trained in the lineage of contemporary Star and Earth Shamanism. She...

Article on Friday Feature: How to Live a More Joyful Life with Lindsey Klein

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Friday Feature: How to Live a More Joyful Life with Lindsey Klein

This week we're proud to share sisterhood member Lindsey Klein, a Los Angeles based fashion designer that inspires women to live their dream life through fashion. Creator of Liberated Society Fashion and also Fred and Far's marketing coordinator, in this interview she shares her advice on what joy is, living a life full of joy, and how important it is to prioritize your joy. How do you define joy? To me, joy is a feeling of bliss that happens naturally and effortlessly when living in alignment with who you truly are. It is a conscious state of being that we must decide...

Article on Friday Feature: Photographer Shivani Reddy is Here to Open Your Eyes

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Friday Feature: Photographer Shivani Reddy is Here to Open Your Eyes

This week we're proud to share sisterhood member Shivani Reddy, a photographer based in SoCal that captures moments in time. She focuses on authentic and raw emotion to help drive the story behind her imagery. For the past 10 years she has photographed weddings, families, expecting mothers, and everything in between. Her personal mission is to encourage individuals to find beauty in the imperfect moments that make for the best memories and most passionate stories.   What inspired you to do the work you’re doing? My grandfather had an admiration for all things photography and he practically raised me from kindergarten...

Article on Friday Feature: How to Set Boundaries and Overcome Abuse with Grace Farinacci

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Friday Feature: How to Set Boundaries and Overcome Abuse with Grace Farinacci

This week we're proud to share sisterhood member Grace Farinacci, a survivor sharing her healing journey after abuse. Grace is known on Instagram as @gracefulmindset and in this interview she shares her advice on self love, boundaries, and overcoming abuse. Tell us about your work/project?  On my Instagram account gracefulmindset I create all my own content about my healing journey to help others who are going through their own journey. I do this work to help other abuse survivors feel validated and less alone. I also have done a workshop on boundaries in February of this year and I look forward...

Article on FRIDAY FEATURE: LAUREN COBB

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FRIDAY FEATURE: LAUREN COBB

This week we're proud to share sisterhood member Lauren Cobb, a dedicated yoga practitioner for over ten years. As a natural teacher and purveyor of inspirational vibes, she strives to provide her students with a physically demanding vinyasa flow paired with uplifting messages that leave students feeling both physically and emotionally empowered. Take her classes locally at SOL Yoga or online via zoom. When she's not on the mat as a student or teacher, she can be found by the pool, on the boat, or enjoying time with her two amazing children that light up her life and her handsome husband in sunny South Florida.   Thank you for taking...

Article on FRIDAY FEATURE: KAYLA HAYEMPOUR PROVES IT'S NEVER TO EARLY TO MAKE AN IMPACT

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FRIDAY FEATURE: KAYLA HAYEMPOUR PROVES IT'S NEVER TO EARLY TO MAKE AN IMPACT

This week we're proud to share sisterhood member Kayla Hayempour, a menstrual equity activist who started her organization Petticoats Rule to combat period poverty in Los Angeles and internationally. Her efforts with social justice organizations such as Girls Learn International, The Pad Project, and Women Deliver have been recognized globally, and she’s served as a delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women and on Mayor Garcetti’s Youth Council. An incoming UCLA freshman, she's excited to work with and inspire the next generation of changemakers. Thank you for taking the time to chat with us Jackie. Tell us about...

Article on Friday Feature: Therapist Jackie Shapin's Tips for Post-Pandemic Life

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Friday Feature: Therapist Jackie Shapin's Tips for Post-Pandemic Life

This week we're proud to share sisterhood member Jackie Shapin, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. She provides therapy to adult individuals and specializes in treating OCD, anxiety and eating disorders. We're grateful to share her and her wisdom with you, especially as we're all trying to reintegrate into society now that pandemic restrictions are subsiding. Thank you for taking the time to chat with us Jackie. Tell us about your work as a therapist. What do you specialize in? I am a licensed marriage and family therapist. I treat individual adults who are struggling with anxiety, OCD, eating...

Article on The Business of Self Love - The Live Your Legacy Podcast with Chelsea Quint and Melody...

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The Business of Self Love - The Live Your Legacy Podcast with Chelsea Quint and Melody Godfred

Chelsea Quint is a long-time member of the Fred and Far community (she has both an Emerald and a Citrine Self Love Pinky Ring!), which is why I was so delighted to be on this podcast and share how this self love movement is my way of living my legacy - the theme of her podcast. Chelsea is both a business coach and healer who believes healing is the key to unlocking your wildest business dreams. As someone who discovered my purpose and career by embarking on my own self-healing journey, I couldn't agree more. Below please find links to the...

Article on Top Self Love Podcasts Every Woman Needs To Listen To

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Top Self Love Podcasts Every Woman Needs To Listen To

If you're looking for a self love podcast, you've come to the right place. Even though self love sometimes feels like a solo exercise, it is actually a journey that we take together - by talking, sharing, exploring and learning. That's why our founder Self Love Philosopher Melody Godfred loves sharing her self love philosophies and experiences on podcasts. Here are some of Melody's favorite self love podcast conversations to date. Velvet's Edge Podcast with Kelly Henderson and Guest Melody Godfred Excerpt on how to have healthy boundaries: Kelly: How do you have boundaries because I know as a small business owner...

Article on How to Reclaim Your Desire and Achieve Intimacy - An Interview With Aimee Batuski

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How to Reclaim Your Desire and Achieve Intimacy - An Interview With Aimee Batuski

It's been over a year now of global upheaval, something not lost on our Fred and Far sisterhood striving to continually dig into the journey of self love and self care during a transformative time. We often speak of the stresses, fears, and trauma this last¬†season has¬†carried¬†for many of us‚ÄĒbut rarely do we speak of the effects¬†this pandemic¬†has had on our sexual intimacy and ability to connect. If you've been experiencing a lull‚ÄĒor all out stagnation‚ÄĒin your intimacy, desire and sex life, you're not alone. It's actually a completely normal symptom of what we have all been enduring. But there...

Article on Sarah Shahzada for Fred and Far

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The Powerful Story Behind our 10,000th Order!

On December 31st, 2020, Fred and Far reached an incredible milestone: our 10,000th order. That number represents much more than orders: it represents the foundation of our self love movement and global sisterhood‚ÄĒeach member¬†committing to¬†the pivotal journey of self love and self care. To celebrate this milestone, we wanted to showcase the story behind our 10,000th order. A¬†story that actually began five years ago when¬†Sarah Shahzada first joined the Fred and Far movement. Since then she has been an integral part of this community, and it was only fitting that she organically became our 10,000th order as well!¬† "Fire cannot...

Article on Marta Spirk, Member of Fred and Far

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Marta Spirk: Why Self Love Is Crucial to Being a Successful Entrepreneur

For this week’s Friday Feature, we’re excited to share Fred and Far sisterhood member Marta Spirk. With over twenty years of experience as a teacher, translator, and interpreter Spirk herself underwent a revolution of self love after having triplets.  Very few of us will ever be able to understand the full experience of having triplets, but many of us can relate to Spirk’s pilgrimage through the isolating forces of new motherhood. We first enter as an independent, powerful professional with much of our identity wrapped in our outward ability to perform. And then suddenly, with virtually no ability to emotionally...