Creativity, Hawai'ian Magic, and The Importance of Family: An Interview With Lili'ulani Pickford of Same Same Co.

Lili’u is a creative, spiritual and multi-faceted woman who is trying to connect with the magic of her past while bringing her historical lineage into the modern design world.  As a designer and artist Lili'u blends her spiritual practice, family bonds and branding knowledge into the upcoming heritage brand Same Same Co. 

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Intro to Altar Building

Building an altar allows you to connect to your ancestors, spirit guides and yourself. Whenever I would like to manifest something in my life I clear a space in my home and create an altar for it. Altars allow you to focus your energy and intention into a physical space, and serve as a daily reminder of that intention. Altars can also build a bridge between you and the spirit world, which is why they must be respected for the power that they hold. It’s important to maintain, cleanse and protect your altar space. Altar rituals are some of my favorite ways to manifest and connect with the spirit realm. 

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Rituals of Clarity: Color Connection

Light blue is the color of calm, clarity and communication. Blue corresponds to Vishuddha, the throat chakra, which deals with communication and our ability to express ourselves. When this chakra is out of balance it manifests as disease it can lead to issues of the throat, vocal chords or thyroid. The feeling of a blocked or unbalanced throat chakra can feel like powerlessness, because it feels like your voice is taken away. The voice and sound are one of the most powerful tools of manifestation in the universe, and so an inability to properly use them is crucial. 

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