Breathe Before You Rush: How Mate is More Than a Drink

In order for me to elaborate on the topic of why Yerba Mate is so necessary today, I need to first introduce you to two people: Charles and Brad. Charles is a 34-year-old man working at the financial services firm, Goldman Sachs, as an Executive Read More

Yerba Mate in NYC with new & old friends

The simplicity of the gourd is overwhelming, yet it continues to attract people far and wide. The herb is heard for miles, and strangers transform into friends with each pull of the bombilla. A bond is formed, and a mutual feeling is established that screams Read More

Yerba Mate NYC: The Social Catalyst

My friend Milton, and his roommate Casey, both lost their mateginity a few days ago. They described their experience as “enlightening,” and Milton claimed that Mate is a “social catalyst.” Both are very true, and I was happy to hear my friends come to this Read More

Sex & Mate

I hosted a Mate Circle a couple of months ago when I was still in Abu Dhabi and the topic of sex came up. A few friends and I entered into a deep discussion over feelings, and how male and females differ in their perceptions Read More

Mate Circle: Mate All Day

Yerba Mate, The Drink of Friendship Mate is commonly referred to as “The Drink of Friendship” for a reason. Its “power” goes beyond its ability to increase your health and awareness, and even extends to strengthening the bond between you and those who you sit Read More

MDO’s First Mate Experience

Does yerba mate get you high? …is the first question that many people ask me when I talk to them about mate. The second question is usually, Can I have some? This video deals with the latter question, during which I introduced my friend, MDO, Read More