Incense and Whiskey

Incense and Whiskey

Step into the incense+whiskey sanctuary with mindfulness enthusiasts and verified whiskey lovers, Mecca and Ashley, as they discuss all the random topics they love, from mindfulness to memes. incense+whiskey is published bi-weekly. Check Us Out On Instagram: @incensewhiskey Follow the hosts at: @mecca_elevated - Mecca @booksbourbonbanter - Ashley Featured on the Bring Me 2 Life Network www.bringme2life.com/incensewhiskey

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June 16, 2022 27 min
Mecca and Ashley look back at their journey in the incense + whiskey sanctuary. From actually adopting breathwork into our regular practice to sharing a good chuckle over past mishaps and a good meme with a good cocktail in hand, incense + whiskey has brought us so much growth and healing and it's so hard to say goodbye. We have loved every moment and thank you for listening in. Until next time...in the meantime...take ...
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Get your glasses, get your ice... Mecca and Ashley are mixing up a ginger pear bourbon martini and a watermelon mint punch for your summertime kickback. Stay tuned for the quick-witted expert summary on the history of tarot cards, tarot card readings, and types of cards for personal use.
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Sometimes you gotta slow down and check in with your friends... Mecca and Ashley catch up and share some of the things they are currently into… like books on everyday living and underarm detoxes. Tune in and share what you're into these days. What are you reading?

Mecca's Read: “Younger Next Year for Women: Live Strong, Fit, Sexy, and Smart — Until You're 80 and Beyond” by Chris Crowley, Henry S. Lodge, and Gail Sheehy


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Tune in as Mecca and Ashley pause to reflect on recent public events and enter their thoughts into the court of public opinion on topics ranging from that infamous incident at the Oscars to Tom Brady's return to the field. We're holding court - join us!

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Mecca and Ashley are joined by friend of i+w, Brandon Northington, for a nostalgic escape into the world of Black television shows past and present. This episode is for the true media lover in you. Tune in as they discuss everything from the Black show renaissance of the late '80s and '90s to some of their present-day favorites such as Bel-Air and Abbott Elementary.

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While drama has been the historical formula for reality television, Mecca and Ashley consider how the drama we see on reality tv differs from the drama portrayed on a scripted series. Stay tuned as they discuss the role reality tv plays as a source of storytelling and representation of black women in a variety of industries.

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Shardae of Light Magick Tarot steps into the incense + whiskey sanctuary to school us on how she defines Black Femininity. There are levels to everything: intuition, nurturance...you name it. Shardae, Mecca, and Ashley break it down and discuss all the ways individuals experience and express femininity.

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Searching for ways to explore family connections? Curious about how family dynamics could be playing out in your daily life? Tune in as Ashley and Mecca share their experiences going through a family constellations exercise as Ashley sought ways to explore the mother-daughter line in her family.

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Searching for ways to explore family connections? Curious about how family dynamics could be playing out in your daily life? Tune in as Ashley and Mecca share their experiences going through a family constellations exercise as Ashley sought ways to explore the mother-daughter line in her family.

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February 10, 2022 11 min
Issa short and sweet one ya'll - join Mecca and Ashley as they consider intimacy with romantic partners from pillow talk to couples massages to sound meditations. Listen in if you are looking for alternative ways to connect with your bae.


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December 23, 2021 28 min
Mecca and Ashley recap 2021 from that infamous day January 6, 2021, the Hunger Games quest to get vaccinated, the opening of Elevated Meditation Studio and a surprise life event for Ashley. What are you going to do in 2022? Stay tuned in as Mecca and Ashley break down what they hope to manifest in 2022.

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November 4, 2021 36 min
For those of you who believe you can't drink "dark liquor," we have something for you - a bourbon margarita. Pour it up and join us for a chuckle during our "I was today years old when I learned..." segment. Mecca makes it make sense and takes up deep for a second to break down shadow work and what unveiling and embracing certain truths about ourselves can really mean for our lives.

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October 21, 2021 36 min
Tune in as Ashley and Mecca discuss the cost of energy depleting behaviors and correcting course when you most need it..and while they're at it, Ashley and Mecca question just how possible multitasking really is. Face it ya'll you can't be a detail-oriented multitasker. Also - are you living a multi-hyphenate life? Mecca breaks down her thoughts on an entrepreneurial approach to your life and career.

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October 7, 2021 37 min
When being positive goes too far...join Ashley and Mecca as they explore the concept of toxic positivity and its potential damaging effects. While we and others mean well when trying to "look on the bright side," it's okay to feel all of the feelings ya'll! Sometimes it's okay to pause, listen, and empathize before attempting to solve a problem. Let's learn about how we can reframe our responses when our lov...
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September 16, 2021 18 min
Are you feeling vulnerable as you think about how to reenter the world from quarantine? Tune-in as Mecca and Ashley discuss vulnerability in this context and in general. How does vulnerability show up in your daily life? Thinking about finding the strength in vulnerability, Mecca and Ashley consider the hard truths about the benefits of practicing physical, social, economic, and attitudinal vulnerability.

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Have you ever tried Astro Yoga? Listen in as Ashley concludes the Ashley Learns Astrology series. Ashley breaks down the ancient practice of astro yoga, grounded in the idea that each zodiac sign is associated with a different body part. To harness and tap into the energy of a specific zodiac sign, listen in to how you can utilize this practice for yourself!

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Mecca completes our series on Culinary Reiki and discusses how our emotions can play a role in the foods we prepare for ourselves. Have you found yourself emotionally eating? Tune in as we think about how to reframe our food as medicine.

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Interested in learning about how you can use astrology in your everyday life? Grab an image of the moon phases as Ashley discusses how to consider your relationships and energy management alongside the moon cycle.

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Mecca breaks down the concept of Culinary Reiki, and explains how we can transfer energy in the process of our food preparation and consumption. Looking to reduce stress or improve your bodily functions? This episode may be for you!

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Ashley takes a deep dive to really understand astrology and how to apply it in your everyday life. For those folks who know little more than their astrological sign - THIS IS FOR YOU. Tune in to hear about the historical use of astrology, types of astrology and what terms like "signs," "planets," and "houses."

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