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Resources: Forward Momentum—Taking Big Steps Towards Global Recovery
1 month ago

Resources: Forward Momentum—Taking Big Steps Towards Global Recovery

Created by the team behind Who Cares Chronicles, a platform that provides insights into Corporate Social Responsibility, the Forward Momentum report is designed to spawn a rich conversation while …
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COVID Anniversary and a Year of Transformation
1 month ago

COVID Anniversary and a Year of Transformation

March 14 marked the one-year anniversary that my daughter Havana and I went into COVID lockdown, and a little over a year since COVID-19 officially became a pandemic.

What a …
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Podcast: Combating Mental Health Issues During a Pandemic Year
2 months ago

Podcast: Combating Mental Health Issues During a Pandemic Year

In this episode titled “Combating Mental Health Issues During a Pandemic Year” of Conscious Conversations, we talk with Dan Palacios on ways to combat mental health through movement. With the …
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On the Edge of Superdiversity
2 months ago

On the Edge of Superdiversity

Diversity discussions took center stage in 2020.

The article below, initially a speech, I presented in 2015 to discuss diversity during a UNGA event in New York.

I thought it …
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How to Transform Resistance into Self Mastery
4 months ago

How to Transform Resistance into Self Mastery

I am not a morning person. I love to slowly wake up and lounge about in the warm covers of my bed. Maybe I do some writing or drink some …
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Reflective Moments: Rethinking How We Approach Innovation
4 months ago

Reflective Moments: Rethinking How We Approach Innovation

I had just finished a birthday’ sunrise meditation’ in Laguna Beach, California. Laguna Beach, California, at sunrise on an early January morning is just as you can imagine: It is …
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Winning On Two Fronts – Health And Economy
5 months ago

Winning On Two Fronts – Health And Economy

In the battle with COVID-19, we all feel a tension between our concerns for Public Health and our concerns for the Economy. We can’t afford to have this battle on two fronts …
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It begins with a shift. A mindset shift.
6 months ago

It begins with a shift. A mindset shift.

It begins with a shift. A mindset shift.

What a year it’s been. The seemingly endless challenge, yet tremendous personal growth and transformation. Me? I spent four months quarantined in …
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Podcast: New Venture Launch in a COVID-19 World
6 months ago

Podcast: New Venture Launch in a COVID-19 World

At Conscious, we believe the future isn’t just a place you will go; it’s a place you will invent. As part of our newly launched conversation series, we talk …
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‘City So Real’ Film Review: A Great City, Survival, and Fighting a Pandemic
6 months ago

‘City So Real’ Film Review: A Great City, Survival, and Fighting a Pandemic

The election is Tuesday, and this documentary series may provide insight into what’s happening in our country.

Chicago is a city of contrasts. You can find it in arguments about …
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The Human Experience and COVID
7 months ago

The Human Experience and COVID

“It had the effect of a spell, taking her out of the ordinary relations with humanity, and inclosing her in a sphere by herself.” -Scarlett Letter

My son and husband …
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5 Ways to Stop Avoiding Painful Feelings
7 months ago

5 Ways to Stop Avoiding Painful Feelings

Let’s start with why we run away from painful feelings. It’s because they hurt! The last thing we need, especially with a busy lifestyle, is to interrupt our day with …
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Breast Cancer Awareness—The Facts, Early Detection, and Support
7 months ago

Breast Cancer Awareness—The Facts, Early Detection, and Support

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month—it’s important to educate women on what they can do to be proactive with their breast health as knowledge and early detection saves lives

In …
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Conscious x Kinetic Training Present Mobilization (Video)
7 months ago

Conscious x Kinetic Training Present Mobilization (Video)

Performance Coach, Dan Palacios, talks on instrument assisted tissue mobilization. One of the common misconceptions about these types of modalities is mashing the muscles and breaking down the knots. …
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Got a Fantastic Idea or Product? Let’s Talk Trademarks in the Real World
7 months ago

Got a Fantastic Idea or Product? Let’s Talk Trademarks in the Real World

Alright, you’ve got a great idea or a fantastic product, and even better, you came up with a killer name – awesome! But, how do you copyright the name? You …
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The Crucibles of Life and the Opportunities for Golden Reinvention
7 months ago

The Crucibles of Life and the Opportunities for Golden Reinvention

A crucible is, by definition, a transformative experience through which an individual comes to a new sense of identity. I now realize a crucible is what I experienced in …
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The Certainty of Uncertainty
9 months ago

The Certainty of Uncertainty

This year, who hasn’t been touched by uncertainty? As I contemplate the last few months, inside the solitude of my apartment, it becomes evident to me that the one thing you …
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The Future of Sustainable Travel: Post Pandemic
9 months ago

The Future of Sustainable Travel: Post Pandemic

Since the beginning of 2020, we have experienced wildfires across Australia, and widespread flooding across the United Kingdom, China, and India. Within the United States, we’re experiencing the second-worst drought …
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5 Tips for Becoming Highly Focused
9 months ago

5 Tips for Becoming Highly Focused

Our minds are our greatest strength unleashing the power to focus and achieve. But most of us don’t apply our untapped potential because we lack focus. 

Whether we’re navigating life …
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Here’s Why You Never Give Up on Creating an Innovative Culture
9 months ago

Here’s Why You Never Give Up on Creating an Innovative Culture

If you are an entrepreneur, then you understand the importance of forward and creative thinking. While money is always essential in the corporate world, smart entrepreneurs know that they should …
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5 Tips for Reclaiming Your Calm
10 months ago

5 Tips for Reclaiming Your Calm

Summer is here and what better way to reset then to reclaim your calm. We’ve all been witness to the many stresses and upsets these past few months. Instead of …
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How Haitian Leaders Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis
11 months ago

How Haitian Leaders Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis

We are just learning how COVID-19 is impacting communities in the global south. There have been problematic projections for nations like Haiti without access to as many hospitals or materials. …
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The Future of Sustainable Events Could be Gamification
11 months ago

The Future of Sustainable Events Could be Gamification

During intense uncertainty, we have never been more certain about the power of community to drive meaningful connections. Dan Roberts, a psychotherapist, says, “Humans are born wired for connection – it’s in …
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How a Social Enterprise Fights Poverty through Smart Farming
11 months ago

How a Social Enterprise Fights Poverty through Smart Farming

Social entrepreneur Stephen Ekoom’s interest lies in the intersection of agriculture, community development, and business. His zest for life and infectious enthusiasm shines through as he speaks excitedly about the …
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Conscious x Kinetic Training Present Movement Drills
11 months ago

Conscious x Kinetic Training Present Movement Drills

Objectify Your Pain! Try these simple, practical self-massage and movement techniques to relieve overall systemic stress and perform as your best self!

There is a reason facials feel so …
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