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10 Great Ways To Start A Life Of Volunteerism
2 months ago

10 Great Ways To Start A Life Of Volunteerism

With each choice we make, we make our values known. If making your life about helping others and making positive change, it might seem like a challenge to get involved. …
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Breaking Bread: A Refugee’s Journey
2 months ago

Breaking Bread: A Refugee’s Journey

Since the dawn of earth, people have been in motion. The refugee crisis is now internationally recognized as the largest displacement crisis of our time. Since we are all part …
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Authenticity And The Modern Working Woman
2 months ago

Authenticity And The Modern Working Woman

Lean In was celebrated by many as the “silver-bullet” to the pressing issue of inequality in the workplace. At the same time, the book was also heavily criticized by scholars …
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Family: A Conscious Perspective Of Child Custody
2 months ago

Family: A Conscious Perspective Of Child Custody

There is no greater issue in a divorce case than child custody. Sole custody, joint custody, shared custody, split custody, are all labels created by our system to help define …
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What Does Breaking Up With Fast Fashion Have To Do With Women’s Empowerment? Everything.
3 months ago

What Does Breaking Up With Fast Fashion Have To Do With Women’s Empowerment? Everything.

I vividly remember my favorite denim jacket starting to fray, and my ironing on a Madonna patch. That’s what we did in the 1990s. Loved, repaired and personalized our fashion …
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3 Ways To Build A Beautiful Global Movement
3 months ago

3 Ways To Build A Beautiful Global Movement

Waking up every day to a phone filled with news notifications that make your heart skip a beat in sadness, frustration, and anger is overwhelming. As much as it is …
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7 Brands Fighting Human Trafficking You Need To Know About
4 months ago

7 Brands Fighting Human Trafficking You Need To Know About

The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 20.9 million victims of human trafficking globally. A staggering 26% of them are children, and 55% are women and girls. Although there …
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5 Nonprofits Fighting For Human Rights And How They Stand Up To Injustice
4 months ago

5 Nonprofits Fighting For Human Rights And How They Stand Up To Injustice

In the realm of Human Rights, endless nonprofit organizations can be found. With a variety of focuses in terms of violations and regions, how do we find the nonprofit entity …
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Reviving the Spirit of Giving, One Small Token at a Time
6 months ago

Reviving the Spirit of Giving, One Small Token at a Time

The holiday season has changed quite a bit over the last few decades. Our great-grandparents’ Decembers were pre-Amazon and pre-Black Friday—all about connecting with family and, most importantly, expressing love …
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Giving Tuesday: Holiday Gift Shopping While Serving The Greater Good
6 months ago

Giving Tuesday: Holiday Gift Shopping While Serving The Greater Good

The holiday gift giving season generally starts after Thanksgiving as we watch the advertisements offering the best deals on popular toys, electronics, furniture, clothing – you name it. Black Friday, …
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Woman Vs. Women: How Generational Divides Stand To Hinder Our March & #MeToo Progress
6 months ago

Woman Vs. Women: How Generational Divides Stand To Hinder Our March & #MeToo Progress

We’re in a very precarious time where blatant disregard and overt degradation towards women are being called to the carpet. A time where a spotlight is being shown on how …
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Gain A Deeper Understanding Of The Orphan Crisis
7 months ago

Gain A Deeper Understanding Of The Orphan Crisis

It was early on in my work in Haiti that we stumbled upon an orphanage. With a sheet of tin as the door and the “#7” spray painted on it, …
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Haiti Is Full Of Friendship. Our Week With Team i’m ME
7 months ago

Haiti Is Full Of Friendship. Our Week With Team i’m ME

As part of building Conscious Magazine, some of our lifelong goals are to serve alongside the amazing people we feature and join them in their mission work. ​This is what …
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Hank Fortener, Founder of AdoptTogether, on Why We Need #WorldAdoptionDay
7 months ago

Hank Fortener, Founder of AdoptTogether, on Why We Need #WorldAdoptionDay

From his earliest memory, Hank can remember always having room for one more person in his home.

His family fostered 36 children over the course of 7 years, with varying …
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How To Press On With Your Vision When People Around You Don’t Support You
7 months ago

How To Press On With Your Vision When People Around You Don’t Support You

I have always prided myself on my communication skills. A classic ENFP (anyone else love Myers-Briggs?), I am excited and can easily draw people into a vision or goal. So, …
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Why #MeToo Matters
7 months ago

Why #MeToo Matters

Over the last few days, women and men have flooded social media with the #MeToo hashtag, telling stories of their experiences of sexual harassment and assault. After news of Harry …
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YOUTH: THE DRIVING FORCE OF SOCIAL CHANGE
8 months ago

YOUTH: THE DRIVING FORCE OF SOCIAL CHANGE

Editor’s Note Conscious Magazine has teamed up with Kellie Kreiss, Co-Founder of Global Populace, to tell stories of impact that encourage an exchange of ideas. Find out more about Kellie …
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Epic Foundation: Creating A Movement Around Charitable Giving
8 months ago

Epic Foundation: Creating A Movement Around Charitable Giving

Over the years, WHo CAREs!? has identified several Chief Care Officers. Through their unique leadership skills, they create a healthier and a more caring environment. An environment that not only …
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Artificial Intelligence And The Age Of Empathy
8 months ago

Artificial Intelligence And The Age Of Empathy

Lately, AI has been the source of various articles and discussions. A new frontier, a new era, and a new industrial revolution have been dawning. Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt calls …
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2030 Now: Bringing Youth to the Conversation
8 months ago

2030 Now: Bringing Youth to the Conversation

“What type of world do you want to live in by the year 2030?”

September brought forth multiple events from the Social Good Summit, the Clinton Global Initiative to the …
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A Look At World Orphan Care in Ethiopia
10 months ago

A Look At World Orphan Care in Ethiopia

One of the hardest things in this world is reevaluating the way things have been done and accepting that they were done wrong.

One such issue is that of orphan …
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The Inconvenient Truth About Climate Change
10 months ago

The Inconvenient Truth About Climate Change

One of the most important and urgent topics currently talked about is a climate change. However, most people are still unaware of which human action is the most detrimental to …
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How Virtual Reality is the Power of Immersive Storytelling
11 months ago

How Virtual Reality is the Power of Immersive Storytelling

The line curled around the room and zigzagged several rounds outside. With curiosity getting the best of me, I wasn’t about to miss out on a chance to test out …
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The World’s Poorest Communities Dispel a Big Myth About the Environment
12 months ago

The World’s Poorest Communities Dispel a Big Myth About the Environment

In most ongoing conversations about the planet’s environmental issues, you’ll frequently hear the names of major actors: The United States Government, the Vatican, the oil industry, and the United Nations. …
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Stories Change Lives. Discover 5 Stories From Around the Globe That Will Make you Want to Do More
1 year ago

Stories Change Lives. Discover 5 Stories From Around the Globe That Will Make you Want to Do More

I have always loved stories. I believe that stories have the power to take us to another world, change our perspectives, and inspire action. This philosophy has become central to …
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