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CONSCIOUS x WHO THEY ARE | Telling Stories of the Heroes of the Modern-Day Abolitionist Movement
1 month ago

CONSCIOUS x WHO THEY ARE | Telling Stories of the Heroes of the Modern-Day Abolitionist Movement

Conscious Magazine is excited to announce the official media partnership with Who They Are, to raise awareness of the efforts combating the global anti-Human Trafficking movement. Who They Are is …
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Ushering in Young Leaders to Advance the Global Goals
2 months ago

Ushering in Young Leaders to Advance the Global Goals

What started as a worldwide search amongst the millions of young people who are contributing to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, amassed to the first class …
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How To Effectively Leverage Your Voice For Social Causes
2 months ago

How To Effectively Leverage Your Voice For Social Causes

“But, I put it on Facebook!” How many times have we heard someone in real life share about the things they shared on Facebook or other social media platforms? While …
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Breaking Bread: A Refugee’s Journey
7 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
8 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
8 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.
8 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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Why Social Entrepreneurs Can’t Do Small Talk
10 months ago

Why Social Entrepreneurs Can’t Do Small Talk

It’s All About Deeper Connections…We all have one: that friend who is always asking us not just how we’re doing, but—really—how are we doing? That person who not only listens …
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Why Self-Care Needs To Be A Priority For Social Entrepreneurs
11 months ago

Why Self-Care Needs To Be A Priority For Social Entrepreneurs

No one ever said entrepreneurship was easy.

Among other things, entrepreneurship requires a thick skin, a virtual immunity to rejection, long hours of planning, and lots of networking.

All this …
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Hank Fortener, Founder of AdoptTogether, on Why We Need #WorldAdoptionDay
1 year 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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Accepting My Depression: How I Learned To Be Honest With Myself
1 year ago

Accepting My Depression: How I Learned To Be Honest With Myself

Haiti is a wild place. The humidity kisses you upon your arrival. The smell of street food and diesel gas fumes fill the air. The people are boisterous and full …
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Learning to Say NO: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Avoiding Burnout
1 year ago

Learning to Say NO: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Avoiding Burnout

One of the greatest misconceptions amongst entrepreneurs and small business owners first striking out on their own, always seems to be that you must say “yes” to everything and everyone. …
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Why #MeToo Matters
1 year 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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Artificial Intelligence And The Age Of Empathy
1 year 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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How One Woman Is Changing the Way We Approach Mental Illness
1 year ago

How One Woman Is Changing the Way We Approach Mental Illness

We’ve all been affected by mental illness. There’s no escaping it. 450 million people worldwide are living with mental illness. Whether you’ve experienced it for yourself or you know a …
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A Mother’s Story of Trichotillomania, Depression, and Finding Help
1 year 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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Messages From The Playground: How To Prevent Bullying
1 year 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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Tell Your Story | From Depression to Breakthrough
1 year ago

Tell Your Story | From Depression to Breakthrough

It’s hard to write about depression. Owning it seems a lot easier come to think of it.

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses present in our culture, …
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Female Entrepreneur Creates Technology Platform to Solve Fashion Industry Challenges
1 year ago

Female Entrepreneur Creates Technology Platform to Solve Fashion Industry Challenges

You may not yet know Alexandra Van Houtte by name, but if you’re interested in fashion, you are probably familiar with her work. She’s the founder of Tag Walk …
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Building “Talent Communities” Around The Globe
2 years ago

Building “Talent Communities” Around The Globe

Satyen Choksh speaks passionately when asked about working conditions in India and other developing nations. Being an Indian-American entrepreneur and small business owner himself, Satyen is a fervent advocate for …
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Leadership Lessons From Kenya
2 years ago

Leadership Lessons From Kenya

A few weeks ago I was asked to speak to a group of first-year students at Georgia Tech about leadership. I wanted the talk to resonate with them, but as …
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Stories of Women, Hair Loss and Changing Lives with 3D Printing Technology
2 years 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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How to Create in a World That Is Obsessed With Consuming
2 years ago

How to Create in a World That Is Obsessed With Consuming

Our world today is centered around consumption, as a society we voraciously consume television, sugar and material goods, to name a few. Despite the digesting of all these …
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Purpose—Living With The Fullest Meaning
2 years ago

Purpose—Living With The Fullest Meaning

Millennials face a unique issue today. An issue that our parents and grandparents never faced. It’s one of entitlement, of being spoilt for choice and believing we deserve it all …
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Understanding Anxiety Disorders And Talking About Self-Acceptance
2 years 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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