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Living Intentionally Creates Freedom Like You’ve Never Imagined
2 weeks ago

Living Intentionally Creates Freedom Like You’ve Never Imagined

At this time in history, more people are sleepwalking their way through life than ever before. There’s no denying that.

It’s easy to simply “go with the flow,” follow the …
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Conscious Consumerism Leads to Water Conservation
1 month ago

Conscious Consumerism Leads to Water Conservation

In honor of World Water Day, recognized annually on March 22, and its 2017 theme of “Wastewater,” it is fitting to talk about one of the largest polluters of water …
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Stories of Women, Hair Loss and Changing Lives with 3D Printing Technology
1 month ago

Stories of Women, Hair Loss and Changing Lives with 3D Printing Technology

For many individuals, it’s hard to imagine not having hair. Having a good head of hair is something many take for granted. I’ve been working in the hair loss …
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Change your Thinking – Change Your Life
3 months ago

Change your Thinking – Change Your Life

Change your thoughts, and you change your world. Maybe we’ve all heard this kind of ubiquitous thing said before. However, our familiarity with a statement doesn’t make it any less …
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Understanding Anxiety Disorders And Talking About Self-Acceptance
3 months ago

Understanding Anxiety Disorders And Talking About Self-Acceptance

My eyes open up as I lay in bed and for a brief moment I forget I had a panic attack the night before. My body feels like I got …
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How A Social Enterprise Serves When Policy Fails: A Look at Menstrual Equality in the USA
3 months ago

How A Social Enterprise Serves When Policy Fails: A Look at Menstrual Equality in the USA

We started our company, Conscious Period, with the mission to make healthy period products available to all. We saw that women wanted tampons made only with pure, quality ingredients like …
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Everyday People Who Are Extraordinarily Good At Providing Emotional Support
5 months ago

Everyday People Who Are Extraordinarily Good At Providing Emotional Support

It was a brisk fall weekend in Brooklyn, and I’d joined a group of around 35 individuals at a cozy Fort Greene brownstone. We’d gathered to discuss the new wellness …
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You’ll Want to Check Out These 5 Excellent Mental Health Resources
7 months ago

You’ll Want to Check Out These 5 Excellent Mental Health Resources

Adolescence and early adulthood is tumultuous time for most of us. But research has shown that some LGBTQ youth are more likely than their heterosexual peers to experience violence in …
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Using Mindfulness To Get You Through Your Journey
12 months ago

Using Mindfulness To Get You Through Your Journey

I come from a past tainted by depression, anxiety and self-injury; and the most common questions I have been asked are “how did I journey into hope and healing?” and …
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Nine To Five Sunshine: Benefits Of Having A Green Filled Workplace
1 year ago

Nine To Five Sunshine: Benefits Of Having A Green Filled Workplace

Picture a modern office – very bright lights, and lots of white walls. This is where I found myself two months after graduating college when I got a position as …
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World Cancer Day: Fight The Battle Alongside The Young And Brave
1 year ago

World Cancer Day: Fight The Battle Alongside The Young And Brave

My name is Matt Coulter and I’m the Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Young and Brave Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping today’s youth beat cancer. We aim …
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The Act of Zero Wasting: Why I Ended My Relationship With My Trash Can
1 year ago

The Act of Zero Wasting: Why I Ended My Relationship With My Trash Can

“It’s you, not me.” I made that totally clear with my 5-gallon trash can as I pulled out the last plastic bag to take to the Dumpster. With its dirty ways, I …
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Why Incorporating Sustainability Into Your Everyday Life Matters
1 year ago

Why Incorporating Sustainability Into Your Everyday Life Matters

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” -Mahatma Gandhi

This article will focus on the ways in which we can harness the positive intentions to …
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Learning How To Take Care of Your Mental Health As An Entrepreneur
1 year ago

Learning How To Take Care of Your Mental Health As An Entrepreneur

We are all born with this innate hunger for passion and success. Our ability to be doers, creators, innovators and visionaries come from an instinctive characteristic, which is best described …
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Why Plastic Microbeads Have Been Banned In California
2 years ago

Why Plastic Microbeads Have Been Banned In California

Plastic microbeads added to facial scrubs, body washes and toothpastes as exfoliants are a major form of microplastic pollution, and have recently been banned in California! Victory in passing the …
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Alma Sana: Vaccine Bracelets For Mothers In Developing Countries
2 years ago

Alma Sana: Vaccine Bracelets For Mothers In Developing Countries

Though I am a medical student, until I began an internship earlier this summer, I did not realize just how much I have always taken vaccines for granted. I have …
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How High Five Salon is Changing the the Culture of Beauty
2 years ago

How High Five Salon is Changing the the Culture of Beauty

“We wear our story for everyone to see,” says Sam Hills, owner of High Five Salon in Cincinnati. “We are all creative individuals and how we express ourselves visually says …
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Why Pet Lovers Are Going Organic
2 years ago

Why Pet Lovers Are Going Organic

Many of the same chemicals and toxins we fear are also concerns for our beloved pets. Pet cancer rates are high and many believe it’s due in large part to …
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Sun Safety Checklist And Skin Cancer Awareness
2 years ago

Sun Safety Checklist And Skin Cancer Awareness

May is Melanoma / Skin Cancer Detection + Prevention Month With the sunny summer days ahead it’s important to remind ourselves of the dangers associated with too much sun exposure. …
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Rethinking Clean: 5 Reasons to Detox Your Household Cleaners
2 years ago

Rethinking Clean: 5 Reasons to Detox Your Household Cleaners

True or False: Cleaning products are totally safe for human consumption. The answer is false. If I handed you a cup of disinfectant or laundry detergent and told you to …
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At the Crossroads of Cancer Prevention and A Life-Changing Decision
2 years ago

At the Crossroads of Cancer Prevention and A Life-Changing Decision

There are moments in life when we are faced with life changing decisions. One of those moments faces every woman when detected with the BRCA gene mutation, which means chances for having Breast …
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What Do We Really Know About Our Bottled Water?
2 years ago

What Do We Really Know About Our Bottled Water?

With new energy retrieval technologies storming our environmental scene, such as hydraulic fracturing (aka fracking), news regarding chemicals of concern in our municipal drinking water systems, and recent evidence that …
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Are You Really Being Useful If You Continue To Self-neglect?
2 years ago

Are You Really Being Useful If You Continue To Self-neglect?

 

Another full year has passed, and here we are again looking Cupid straight in the eye. It’s almost the day when we’re meant to tell our loved ones, friends, …
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Concept of Healthy Living vs. Reality. How To Move Beyond Good Intentions
2 years ago

Concept of Healthy Living vs. Reality. How To Move Beyond Good Intentions

Editor’s Note: Elizabeth Wasserman of TrueGoods.com joins Conscious Magazine to launch a column on Consciously Clean Living . This topic is important to Elizabeth because of her passion for empowering people to lead …
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Pilates Mom Helping Women Around The World Build Mental + Physical Strength
2 years ago

Pilates Mom Helping Women Around The World Build Mental + Physical Strength

In the fall of 2012, my 9-year old daughter and I went to Haiti for a shoe drop with about 12 other soul servers. It just so happened to fall …
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