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Face the Current Issue 30 - July-August 2020

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Face the Current Magazine is an award-winning aspirational lifestyle publication covering international content in Travel, Culture & Arts, Music, Sports & Fitness, and Health. Our mostly evergreen content is read in more than 55 countries. Face the Current is purpose driven media that aims to create a ripple effect of positive change in the world by illuminating stories of extraordinary examples of people, brands, and experiences to provide 'fuel for an inspired life' and inspire people to be their potential and to live with purpose.

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4 min.

Sasha Frate Founder & Editor-in-Chief Sasha is a perspective seeker, adventurer, and explorer. She received her Master’s Degree in Liberal Arts and continues to study a variety of subjects within and outside of the academic setting. Sasha brings her personal moonshot approach to life to FtC, aiming to provide an experience for our global community where we inspire one another to stay curious, never stop exploring, and to live with purpose and to our potential. sasha@facethecurrent.com Sema Garay Executive Designer Sema is the graphic designer behind the development of the image and magazine of Face the Current. He has developed a multitude of projects, including his previous job leading the Creative Department of BG Life Magazine, in Marbella, Spain. Sema graduated with a Masters Degree in Architecture at ETSA of Sevilla and is proficient in a…

7 min.
exploring the tonal depth of mother nature’s backdrops: an evocative look through the lens of michael kagerer

Born in Munich, Michael Kagerer is a self-described adventure addict. While he’s currently working toward his bachelor’s in business management, Kagerer’s true calling is photography. After a six-month New Zealand road trip that saw him sleeping in his car, Kagerer realized that capturing his adventures in photographs was not only fun, it yielded some stunning results, too. While he doesn’t specialize in a particular subject matter, most of Kagerer’s work is in landscapes, particularly forests, as they encapsulate his love of ranging green tones. Commissioned by clients like Mercedes Benz, Canada Goose, Huawei, Chopard, Jack Wolfskin, and Mega Gear, Kagerer’s ability to capture an object in the moody and evocative tones of the natural world is clearly a desired commodity. After all, Mother Nature is the best canvas for any artist’s…

5 min.
living with the land redefining sustainable travel with the earth-friendly structures of nomadic resorts

Nomadic Resorts is an interdisciplinary design and project development company servicing the hospitality industry with unique, sustainable, and beautiful structures. With offices in the Netherlands, Mauritius, and South Africa, Nomadic Resorts uses a holistic approach to create sustainable resort and residential projects that organically fit into their natural surroundings. For Nomadic, all design should serve as a bridge to connect nature, culture, and people, and in striving to change the way resorts, camps, and lodges are designed, built, and operated, Nomadic Resorts has proven that research, extensive experimentation, and the testing of new methods, materials, and technologies is critical to achieving design and functionality. In being this thorough, Nomadic Resorts is able to offer clients optimized structural solutions that use both state-of-the-art technology and knowledge from local vernacular architecture. Particularly specializing…

13 min.
ibiza magic, wellness, beauty, and ancestors on the white island

Ibiza. What comes to mind when you hear this name? It is usually synonymous with beaches and parties since the island has a diverse offering of bars, clubs, restaurants, and spaces for daytime and nighttime entertainment. Of course, that is but one face of Ibiza since it is also known for its sustainability and ecological spirit. To learn more about the magic of Ibiza, we must start with its history. ANCESTRAL IBIZA Ibiza, in Balearic Catalan Eivissa, is located in the Mediterranean Sea and together with the islands of Mallorca, Menorca, and Formentera forms the archipelago and autonomous community of the Spanish Balearic Islands. It has an extension of 572 square kilometers and an approximate population of 144,659 inhabitants. It is said that Ibiza was already inhabited some 5000 years ago, with archaeological…

29 min.
engaging in super resilience to maximize personal potential: finding success and happiness with expert mentor, dr. scott mills

What if you could be free from the hidden traps that keep you stuck at the edge of your next evolution? What if the key to unlocking your most successful life has been hidden in your head all along? Scott Mills, Ph.D. has been studying and teaching the ways in which humans really work for over twenty-five years, and he uses the findings to help his clients discover their paths to freedom. Specializing in the functionality of the evolved brain, enduring business strategies, and the unleashing of creativity to achieve success, Dr. Mills shares his expertise across a breadth of applications to help his clients achieve financial and personal fulfillment and success. In part one of his two-part interview, Face the Current shared a deep discussion with Dr. Scott that revealed insights into…

12 min.
bridging worlds with rising appalachia

During these times of great planetary change and uncertainty, the many ways in which humanity is divided are becoming undeniable and the need for unity, harmony, and synergistic co-creation are evermore apparent. As we collectively lean deeper into this significant moment in history and look for a path forward, an ancient, timeless modality for catalyzing evolution and supporting healing is being rediscovered and renewed. As outdated societal norms, systems, and structures are crumbling—and those in positions of power, once entrusted to lead, are being more highly scrutinized—a new wave of rebel leadership is emerging to support the movement towards a more life-affirming, equitable, inclusive, and sustainable future. Enter sisters Leah and Chloe Smith, founders and co-creators of the folk roots band, Rising Appalachia. Both are fierce music medicine women, mystics, singer-songwriters,…