Convos

Gary Ware

“If you have numerous amounts of joy instances, that happens more often than not, ultimately you will be happier and that will lead to more creativity, life satisfaction, and more work productivity. Essentially when you’re experiencing joy, you’re actually playing! And it isn’t necessarily being playful, it’s more of a mindset, and the cool thing…

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Unfiltered SD 2018 Event Recap

We are so overwhelmed with how amazing our community is! Check out our event recap from this past Saturday’s Unfiltered SD Event, August 11th, captured by Christian Apolonio, our awesome photographer! We could not have done it without all of our wonderful sponsors including Sandbox Venue, MeKa Coffee, and CORE Water. And of course the…

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Del of Whisky Locker

“If you make that small gesture just to show that you genuinely care, people make it back. And it’s an ongoing thing that’s not just between you guys, but now they feel better and they’ll show that to somebody else. And we create this community with people who genuinely care about each other.” Del is…

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Erin Bowman of Soul Flow Studio

“Art is very much like therapy for me. I can notice a change in my mood if I haven’t been creating regularly. I feel like I can get depressed like I’m stuffed up or something. So I realized there’s this flow that happens, that is where the “soul flow” comes from. There’s this feeling of…

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Kim Nguyen of Kimposed

“Despite us freelancers doing what we love and we’re creating things and it’s our passion, at the end of the day, we’re still putting in a lot of time and energy. And it’s still work. And so because it’s our own passion and our own work, we tend to validate that at a lower rate…

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Sasha Marie

“I just want to make people have a good time, that’s my main motivation. To see people dance and have fun and just smile, get down and lose themselves. That is my main motivation. I deal with anxiety on stage sometimes, and I have to work through it. It’s weird DJing so long, but I…

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Krystal Sanchez

“Everything is trial and error. It’s seeing what works and what doesn’t and going from there then making something even better and changing it up a little bit. It’s being open to the possibilities and being well aware of what you’re doing, and how to keep pushing yourself and your business out of that comfort…

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Max Pete aka One Hand Wonderman

“Being able to be comfortable enough to talk about what I’m going through or my experiences from a kid to where I’m at now has been a huge accomplishment because I know it’s hard. It’s uncomfortable to express yourself because you’re afraid of judgment, but I’ve found that the more you share you’ll be surprised…

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Andy and Marco of The Travelers Club

“Essentially we’re trying to create that sense of identity where it’s ‘I’m from San Diego, and these are the people in San Diego who are doing stuff’ and let’s have them all together in one place where they can co-exist and feed off each other. There are so many creative people here, there just isn’t…

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Samantha Louise Designs

“The more we all talk about the things we’re struggling with and the ways we’re supporting ourselves and others as they go through struggles, makes for a better world. Sometimes when you are in those dark places and you are feeling low, the way I get out of those is to sprinkle some fairy dust…

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