Travel & Outdoor
Face the Current

Face the Current Issue 22 - Winter 2019

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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in this issue

1 min.
be part of the movement

Face the Current is creating a ripple effect, inspiring positive change in the world and enhancing lives by encouraging one another to relentlessly discover, explore, question and learn from current and emerging information and perspectives. Driven by a deep-rooted love of learning, creative minds and a great appreciation for connection with other individuals who are passionate about what they do, Face the Current has quickly developed into a growing team and global community of incredible people who believe in living life to the fullest and discovering their true potential. Cover Image Credits: • Front cover by Sasha Frate and David Aiello…

3 min.
wisdom edition

We invite you to expand your mind and consider “what if?” as you turn the pages of Winter 2019 issue! Immerse yourself in ancient teachings that have been fused with the latest science to inspire and equip us to enjoy meaningful, empowered lives and careers. Embark with us on an expedition with the Resonance Science Foundation to explore the Origins and Wisdom of Ancient Sites of Peru and Bolivia on a mission to redefine human history and advance our understanding with modern research. We accompanied the Foundation on its 2nd Annual Delegate Gathering to immerse ourselves in the Andean culture and ancient past as we visited Pre-Incan remains at numerous sites on a 16-day adventure! Together we were to consider many possibilities including whether ancient civilizations had knowledge of the organization…

7 min.
the team

FACE THE CURRENT Sasha Frate Founder & Editor-in-Chief 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. 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…

30 min.
ultimate self care the rythmia way: a life advancement retreat with the potential to heal humanity

Rythmia Life Advancement Center is the physical manifestation of Gerard Powell’s merged and fulfilled soul. Nestled among private, dry tropical forest land in Guanacaste, Costa Rica guests arrive with an array of opportunities to enjoy the surrounding area, but most will find themselves grounded and feeling complete in the oasis of the beautiful and profound experience provided at Rythmia. What is so captivating about this experience, and how does such an incredible oasis of healing come into existence in the first place? It all started with the eye-opening story of an ongoing path of self-destruction and multiple failed attempts to improve a life filled with everything but happiness, until… a miracle happened. Prior to founding Rythmia, Gerard had sold his latest company at age 41 for $94 million, owned 6 houses,…

6 min.
ftc travel connection

FTC TRAVEL CONNECTION JUSTIS COOPER PLACE I CALL HOME: VANCOUVER, BC CANADA INSTAGRAM: @JUSTIS WWW.HIGHONLIFE.CO How do you see world travels as unlocking wisdom that could not be gained from a book or “home-study” alone? For myself, reading about countries and cultures has always been different from experiencing it first-hand. Reading a book or an article is great for collecting information before you travel, but it never compares to actually living and breathing a country’s culture. Even a well-told story can evoke an emotion in your mind and help you gain perspective, however it’s not your story and you’re experiencing it through someone else’s eyes, not your own. Travelling and discovering other people’s cultures has been the biggest teacher for me in my life. It has brought me compassion and awareness, broadened my perspective of the…

9 min.
the kimpton sawyer hotel the new premier social destination in the heart of downtown sacramento

Known as America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital, Sacramento, California is located amid smaller, family-owned farms, ranches and vineyards—producing everything from rice to wine grapes all year-round in the ideal Mediterranean climate. In 2012 Sacramento sought to promote this abundance by adopting the Farm-to-Fork Capital designation and the renaissance was afoot! Since then Sacramento has been changing before our eyes. Nowhere is this change embraced more readily than by the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, where the areas agricultural heritage is combined with a vibrant cultural presence making it a key contributor in the rebirth of the city. What’s the deal with Sacramento? For years, Sacramento was known simply as the capital of California and completely overshadowed by cities to the west. If you were driving through town on your way to Lake Tahoe or to…