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Love Is Not Outrageous—It Takes A Stand Against The Outrageous
3 weeks ago

Love Is Not Outrageous—It Takes A Stand Against The Outrageous

It seems that terrorism has become a regular occurrence. Just this year, it was a concert in Manchester, then on London Bridge. These acts are not only extreme but …
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A Mother’s Story of Trichotillomania, Depression, and Finding Help
4 weeks ago

A Mother’s Story of Trichotillomania, Depression, and Finding Help

This story begins with a past, a past that is still too painful to share. But this story’s outcome has a bright new beginning filled with love, courage, strength and …
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The Inconvenient Truth About Climate Change
4 weeks 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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Messages From The Playground: How To Prevent Bullying
1 month ago

Messages From The Playground: How To Prevent Bullying

“Uncle Chris, is she your girlfriend?” Suddenly I felt like I did before I was out of the closet. How is it that I, who have been out of the …
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Change—A Two-Fold Approach to Accepting It and Embracing It
1 month ago

Change—A Two-Fold Approach to Accepting It and Embracing It

Change has affected the way I live, for better and for worse. We live in a Yelp-review-based-world where planning is part of the norm, making it easy for us to …
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7 Ways to Create and Enjoy a Conscious Summer
2 months ago

7 Ways to Create and Enjoy a Conscious Summer

Ahhh summer. For many of us, this means longer days, trips to the beach, and loads of sunshine. Even though I live in Southern California, where one might argue summer …
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How to Stop Battling With Social Media Comparison
2 months ago

How to Stop Battling With Social Media Comparison

We have all been there. Jealous of her sponsored post or coveting their seemingly perfect wedding day. Envious of his start-up’s success or that trip to Europe someone got to …
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Being Stuck Isn’t Your Fate—3 Ways To Overcoming It
3 months ago

Being Stuck Isn’t Your Fate—3 Ways To Overcoming It

Why am I stuck? Many ask themselves this same common question day in and day out. Whether it is a job, you don’t like, or a relationship that has become …
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How the GoodKarms Community App is Spreading Good Vibes on the Daily
3 months ago

How the GoodKarms Community App is Spreading Good Vibes on the Daily

When was the last time you went online and had a meaningful interaction with someone? Was that someone a stranger?

Probably not. The truth is, outside of work or school, …
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Zero Waste Kitchen: 5 Easy Ways to Decrease Your Food Waste
4 months ago

Zero Waste Kitchen: 5 Easy Ways to Decrease Your Food Waste

Zero Waste is gaining momentum. If you aren’t familiar, this movement encourages conscious consumption and waste reduction.

Modern civilization produces a lot of waste. It’s a global concern. As a …
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Living Intentionally Creates Freedom Like You’ve Never Imagined
4 months 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
5 months 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
5 months 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
6 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
7 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
7 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
8 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
11 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
1 year 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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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