PEOPLE: JEN VITALE
Name: Jen Vitale
Occupation/Business/Creative Outlet: Owner of Association Studio - a shop and creative studio in Portland, OR
Starsign: Pisces sun; Aries moon; Sagittarius rising
Favourite Number: 4
First thing you did this morning? Snuggled w/my four year old
What does 'wellness' mean to you? Checking in, quieting my mind, really listening
Products found in your shower/by your bath? Nucifera The Balm, Rahua shampoo + conditioner, Sunpotion Shea Butter, dry brush, Dr. Bronner's baby soap.
Three things that can always be found in your kitchen cupboard? Lemons, tea, good salt
Favourite kitchen utensil? A sharp knife
Favourite Travel destination? Big Sur, CA / Taos, nm / Paris / i'm planning a trip to India next year and would like to go to Greece someday.
Currently reading? 'Ramayana' by William buck, and re-reading 'Daybook' by Anne Truitt
Currently browsing (.com)? Airbnb
Favourite breakfast food? Egg w/toast and jam
Three items in your make up bag? Snow Lotus sandalwood oil, Rose Hydrosol, RMS lip2cheek in ‘modest’.
An album/mix that calms your nervous system? Jessica Pratt, Ravi Shankar, Keith Jarrett, Joni Mitchell, laraaji, jazz of all kinds.
An album/mix that hypes you up? Talking heads, Kate bush, Solange, roots reggae in the summer time
Most commonly used apps on your phone? Instagram, Spotify.
Favourite form of movement/exercise? Yoga, long walks, dancing !
One thing you'd like to incorporate into your day/week that you're currently yet to? More breathing; less holding in
Nighttime rituals? Herbal tea, long talks with my partner, podcasts/reading.
I feel most creatively fulfilled when... When i spend lots of time alone / when i'm present / when i'm traveling / when something i've made bridges a connection between myself and others.
I'm currently working on... the second issue of my magazine, In Process
This time last year, I wish I knew... nothing stays the same for long.
I'm grateful for... family / friends / clean water / community / my practice