We asked insiders and experts from various industries to tell us something they think outsiders are unaware of and we’ve shared a few of those responses below.

Maya Asha | Beauty Queen and Sports Medicine Instructor and Coach

When it comes to beauty, health, and wellness they can seem extremely shallow and lacking substance, but most only see the end result. I think more so in beauty than health. In the health and wellness industry most people are familiar that working out and staying healthy requires daily dedication and planning. As much as most coaches try to say working out is fun, we all know deep down inside that laying on the couch watching a movie sounds a lot more appetizing. In beauty, more specifically pageantry, the biggest stereotype is that all the women are solely into the glitz and glam, and seen as airheads. Read more>>


When we hear Interior design, our mind goes to something pretty, and picture perfect, maybe scrolling to Pinterest, or any social media to have “ideas” but, designing a space, goes beyond this; yes, it has to be harmonic on trend and appealing to the end user and the ones who inhabit them, but we have to look beyond this to make sure that the space work for us. Read more>>

Kyla Gibson | Co-owner of Rooted Reef Kava Bar

Kava bars get it all time: a new customer walks in, sits down and asks what we have on tap. They see the word “bar” and assume it is a place to drink alcohol. We begin to explain that a Kava bar is a non-alcoholic atmosphere. Most people will stay and listen but there are others who have already walked towards the exit at the sound of “non-alcoholic”. Kava bars are a growing community and they are popping up all over the United States. Read more>>