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It begins with a shift. A mindset shift.
2 days 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
1 week 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
4 weeks 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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)
1 month 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
2 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
2 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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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Why “Love Conquers All” Isn’t an Airy Quote Reserved for Dreamers and the Religious
5 months ago

Why “Love Conquers All” Isn’t an Airy Quote Reserved for Dreamers and the Religious

How Virgil’s words are ever-relevant in a world coping with the murder of George Floyd and mass killings globally.

The saying that ‘love conquers all’ might be known as a …
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Each day is a new opportunity to show up stronger and more determined to inspire optimism, unity, and action.
5 months ago

Each day is a new opportunity to show up stronger and more determined to inspire optimism, unity, and action.

Each day is a new opportunity to show up stronger and more determined to inspire optimism, unity, and action. Whether you’re a social impact leader, business professional, or perhaps, you’re …
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Top 3 Podcasts for Wellness, Growth, and Change
6 months ago

Top 3 Podcasts for Wellness, Growth, and Change

The last few months have been a pulse check for prioritizing health and wellness. As the world experiences crisis after crisis, we are collectively losing the mindset and motivation to …
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George Floyd Protests: This was the Example. Leaders Facing Leaders and Coming Together in Peace
6 months ago

George Floyd Protests: This was the Example. Leaders Facing Leaders and Coming Together in Peace

Blessed are the peacemakers. What we’ve seen erupting across U.S. Cities, we can acknowledge that we need an anchor of peace, restoration and unity. We need heart, wisdom, leadership, and justice.


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10 Ways to Enhance Your Life with the Art of Connection
6 months ago

10 Ways to Enhance Your Life with the Art of Connection

In the days of the COVID-19 pandemic isolation, and as we prepare to journey back to “normalcy” and safely reopen our economy, we can use these next few weeks to …
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Emotional Intelligence: What Makes Great Leaders Thrive​ During Challenging Times
6 months ago

Emotional Intelligence: What Makes Great Leaders Thrive​ During Challenging Times

“We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.”​ A quote by Sheryl Sandberg seems even more fitting today than …
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Our “New Normal”  and the Triple Bottom Line Perspective
6 months ago

Our “New Normal” and the Triple Bottom Line Perspective

This month we watched hotels, restaurants, and other non-essential businesses close their doors and lay off staff. Business owners must now analyze how the global pandemic disrupted “business as usual” …
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