INTERVIEW SERIES • INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN
With this series I am sharing my absolute admiration and honor of beautiful empowering women whom I feel deeply inspired by.
Each is unique but they all share one important quality – living what they love with authenticity.
I am impressed by their courage, passion and success.
Connecting to women & supporting each other is a theme close to my heart and through this space I will share their beauty and creativity with all of you. Get mesmerized, empowered and inspired.
Time for girl crushes & intriguing details!
More is not better – Only now is better…let me introduce you to Biet Simkin.
After watching Biet in this raw video by stylelikeu for the hundredth time I knew I wanted to share her and what she has to offer here on this space. I was deeply moved and touched by her wisdom. Biet Simkin is a guided meditation leader and artist. I really am in awe of her powerful presence and depth in what she is saying. She studied meditation from an early life – makes beautiful dreamy music and pursuits her passions. Biet faced many shocks & each connected her more with her higher self.
“Society laughs at spirituality. It’s crazy to me that it’s totally accepted to go out, drink tequila and engage in other self-destructing behaviors. But as soon as you tell someone you meditate they roll their eyes and categorize you as a spiritual hippie.” – Biet Simkin via liveinthegrey.com
She created Center of the Cyclone – events where she teaches ancient principles of Zen mastery and journeys inward in an emotional + intellectual way. An immersive experience that weaves meditation, self inquiry, art, music and fashion, offering an explosive experience. Meditation for the modern mind. I cannot wait to attend a guided meditation on my next trip to new york. Thank you thank you thank you Biet for being part of this interview series. You truly are an inspiration with a huge amount of authenticity, courage and a beautiful rawness!
Biet Simkin founder of Center of the Cyclone
PATH OF SERVICE…
Merging music, fashion, spirituality and meditation with the art world and the regular every man.
Helping many people to love balanced joyous fulfilling lives
WHAT LED YOU TO HERE…
Pain, confusion and fear paired with magic, courage, vision and strength
A TYPICAL DAY…
Wake up, meditate for half an hour, help private clients and students, work with social media and communication, soul cycle or yoga, being with friends at varied lunches, events and gatherings, spiritual studies and reading.
WHAT DOES BEING A WOMAN MEAN TO YOU?
Being human means I am stuck here to remember my soul while trapped in a body
EXPRESSION OF CONSCIOUSNESS & SUSTAINABILITY?
WHAT ARE YOU GRATEFUL FOR?
IDEA OF HAPPINESS?
This moment, actually and completely.
PHILOSOPHY ON FOOD & WELLNESS?
HOW DO YOU CONNECT NATURALISM & THE MODERN WORLD?
WHO/WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
People who are themselves.
Always choose effort over consequence
Codependence isn’t love
Advice for women?
Be strong, it works better for everyone involved.
Advice for success?
Do it anyway and all the time, don’t worry what people say.
Advice for your younger self?
None. I got it all wrong so perfectly, why fuck with that.
Quality in a woman?
Sisterhood with other women.
Don’t date assholes and don’t sleep with people when you just met them a few hours ago
Thing you always carry in your
Mints, Mac lipstick, blah
Wash my face and use my gold alchemy oil by me and Olie Biologique for style like u. Best thing that ever happened to me.
…for your soul?
Art and stillness and Bach
…for your heart?
Memories of my father
…for the mind?
Lincoln, Aurelius, Goethe, Shakespeare
…for your body?
Soul cycle and hot yoga
…for your spirit?
Everything is for my spirit in my life today. Everything.
Eggs and fruit and coffee
Salad and protein
Salad and protein and baked veggies
Lavender cookie from Joni’s
The New Man by Maurice Nicoll
Wings of Desire, Harold and Maude, Breathless
Anywhere I am present
Water I think maybe fire but not earth or air.
Way to move?
Olie Biologique Gold Alchemy Hydrating oil.
Cashmere and denim