Often we don’t have to reinvent the wheel to learn something new – we can just ask experts in the field who can draw on their experience to enlighten us. Below, we’ve shared insights insiders from various industries have shared with us.

Scott Wismont, CTA | President & Senior Travel Advisor at Rainbow Getaways LLC

That travel advisors exist and having one that you work well with is just as important as the destination. Travel professionals have seen significant changes in how and why we work from our peak in the pre-internet world through the post-pandemic world. In today’s environment, we are the experts and advocates for our travelers to make sure they have great vacations. Read more>>

Shanna Bradford LME, MA, CR | CEO/Founder of Grow Out Oils

One thing about the clinical aromatherapy sector that most people are unaware of is that the FDA now overseas essential oils and aromatherapy because certain claims on essential oils can get you into trouble. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates essential oils by determining whether they’re a cosmetic, drug, household item or something else. They base their determinations on the product’s intended use. So it’s not a wise choice to make claims on products containing essential oils by stating products can treat, cure or diagnose. Aromatherapy and essential oils are great for aiding the body in health and well-being to bring back balance during a guided protocol during your wellness journey.. Read more>>

Byambatsetseg Jigdengombo | Circus Performer, Instructor, & Co-Founder of Cirque Art Studio

Most outsiders think that they must start young to benefit from circus training; they believe that circus schools are only for young people looking to become professional performers. While we (Konstantin and I) both started training at age 5 and became world-renowned professional performers, we created Cirque Art Studio to train ANYONE at any age willing to learn something new. So whether you are looking for a fun way to get fit and flexible or want to pursue a professional circus career, Cirque Art Studio can help you achieve your goals. We want to empower everyone to uncover their inner circus artist. Read more>>

Pangea Kali Virga | Fashion Designer, Sustainable Artist, Educator, and Producer

Most people are oblivious to the labor and resources that go into the products they consume, but especially so when it comes to the fashion industry. Many brands use modern slavery to create clothing and accessories with little to no transparency concerning these practices. The fashion industry is also one of the most polluting industries globally, more than all world wide transportation combined due to the water and land use to grow textile fibers, the water and chemical use for dyeing fabrics, the burning of billions of items that do not sell, the support of the fossil fuel industry through plastic clothing (all polyester and many other synthetic fabrics are made from oil), the disposability of fashion leading to billions of lbs of clothing annually in landfills, and on and on. Read more>>