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Life On Central Time with John Montesi – Local Stories That Are Universally Applicable
5 years ago

Life On Central Time with John Montesi – Local Stories That Are Universally Applicable

Editor’s Note: John Montesi is joining Conscious Magazine as an Editorial Collaborator to introduce a new column called Life on Central Time. Through this column, John will use a …
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Discussions Surrounding Local Agriculture + Community. Interview with Diamond Troutman
5 years ago

Discussions Surrounding Local Agriculture + Community. Interview with Diamond Troutman

What comes to mind when you think of food and fellowship? In my opinion, bringing these two together over dinner presents one of the more joyous occasions …
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3AM Florida Balconies and Becoming a Volunteer Teacher
5 years ago

3AM Florida Balconies and Becoming a Volunteer Teacher

“Thanks for being awesome!” read the email subject line, and like anyone who has just been virtually complimented, I clicked through to find out exactly what I …
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Tell Your Story | Hair Stylist Helping Women Find Freedom From Injustice
5 years ago

Tell Your Story | Hair Stylist Helping Women Find Freedom From Injustice

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Hair cutting saves lives. By the end of this, I think you’ll agree. My name is Dianna Bautista.

I have been doing hair for 15 …
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Small Solutions to Big Problems: World Pediatric Project
5 years ago

Small Solutions to Big Problems: World Pediatric Project

You’d think she’s a soldier because her sentences march out like infantrymen.

And so began Ashley’s interview for an episode of Virginia Currents, a show by the …
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Kellie Kreiss of Global Populace: Sharing Stories of Impact + Raising Funds for NGOs
5 years ago

Kellie Kreiss of Global Populace: Sharing Stories of Impact + Raising Funds for NGOs

Images: Global Populace 

Story Highlights

Kellie Kreiss, co-founder of Global Populace, sets out to tell stories that encourage an exchange of ideas

Global Populace – a …
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How True Goods Founder Lives A Toxin-Free Lifestyle And 5 Ways You Can Too
5 years ago

How True Goods Founder Lives A Toxin-Free Lifestyle And 5 Ways You Can Too

Image: Chrisman Studios

Story Highlights

What’s the opposite of a toxin-free lifestyle? For example: Personal care products (e.g., shampoo, lotion) tend to be riddled with …
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Tell Your Story | Bringing Men’s Health Issues To The Forefront. Mo’On!
5 years ago

Tell Your Story | Bringing Men’s Health Issues To The Forefront. Mo’On!

Editor’s Note: Movember – You’ve heard of it, you know it has something to do with adorable and creative men growing a mustache during the month of November. …
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Disrupt Design – Curating Experiences That Evoke Positive Change // Interview With Leyla Acaroglu
5 years ago

Disrupt Design – Curating Experiences That Evoke Positive Change // Interview With Leyla Acaroglu

Image: Duncan Davidson 

Story Highlights

Leyla Acaroglu from Australia rallies an actively engaged creative community in New York to curate experiences that evoke positive change for …
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Faire Collection – Helping Artisans Emerge From Poverty // Interview with Amanda Judge
5 years ago

Faire Collection – Helping Artisans Emerge From Poverty // Interview with Amanda Judge

Images: Faire Collection

Academia played a vital role in the life of Amanda Judge, CEO and Founder of Faire Collection, as through her studies, she claimed something worthy. …
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House of Gratia Et Caritas – Conscious Fashion + Storytelling // Interview With Melissa Wong
5 years ago

House of Gratia Et Caritas – Conscious Fashion + Storytelling // Interview With Melissa Wong

Photos courtesy of HGC Melissa Wong, creator and founder of House of Gratia Et Caritas (HGC), believes when you’re willing to put in the hard work the sky is …
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10 Year Journey in Africa // Interview with Brittany Merrill Underwood, Founder of The Akola Project
5 years ago

10 Year Journey in Africa // Interview with Brittany Merrill Underwood, Founder of The Akola Project

Images courtesy of The Akola Project It was in 2004, when Brittany Merrill Underwood, founder of the Akola Project, experienced change in her life forever. Brittany, a college student who …
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The Little Market: Fashion That Empowers Women Artisans // Interview with Hannah Skvarla
5 years ago

The Little Market: Fashion That Empowers Women Artisans // Interview with Hannah Skvarla

Photos courtesy of The Little Market

Want to know what I love most about a fashion brand? The people behind it. It was in a …
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Redefining Risk: Interview with Shannon Galpin of Mountain 2 Mountain
5 years ago

Redefining Risk: Interview with Shannon Galpin of Mountain 2 Mountain

How do you change the perception of victims?  How do you fight for women’s rights and shatter the global and societal barriers that impede equality?  How do you help the …
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Tell Your Story: Different is Perfect
5 years ago

Tell Your Story: Different is Perfect

As I came into this world, nobody ever said ‘life would be perfect”.

Nobody ever said that we would all be the same shape, or the same size, and that …
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Tell Your Story: Raising Funds at Mira Costa High School to Build Clean Water Projects
5 years ago

Tell Your Story: Raising Funds at Mira Costa High School to Build Clean Water Projects

My best friend Troy Ibarra and I created a club this past year through our school, Mira Costa High School, to raise money for the charity: water organization. …
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Lauren Bush Lauren of FEED Shares Her Motivations and Advice For Social Venturers
5 years ago

Lauren Bush Lauren of FEED Shares Her Motivations and Advice For Social Venturers

I remember the first time I saw a FEED product. As I shopped around Target for college supplies, a woven bag caught my eye. As I approached …
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We Get To Enjoy Our Cities Because Of These Urban Impact Startups // Interview with Tumml
5 years ago

We Get To Enjoy Our Cities Because Of These Urban Impact Startups // Interview with Tumml

Pictured here: Tumml’s Julie Lein (President, Co-Founder) and Clara Brenner (CEO, Co-Founder)

In case you haven’t taken a moment to appreciate your city today, please …
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DesignGood: In The Business of Creating Meaningful Projects // Interview with Kristin Moses
5 years ago

DesignGood: In The Business of Creating Meaningful Projects // Interview with Kristin Moses

We are all born with creativity, and however we unleash our creativity whether that is through design, storytelling, or some kind of building something, it …
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One Year Road Trip: One Family’s Dream + Filming A Generation of Generosity
5 years ago

One Year Road Trip: One Family’s Dream + Filming A Generation of Generosity

Name one dream for your family. I personally love this idea. As a dreamer, creative, and visionary, I am always thinking about a whirlwind of …
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Molly Kate Kestner: A Song That Inspires, 8 Million Views, and an Anti-Sex Trafficking Advocate
5 years ago

Molly Kate Kestner: A Song That Inspires, 8 Million Views, and an Anti-Sex Trafficking Advocate

Molly Kate Kestner, rising star from Austin, Minnesota has fulfilled the grappling task of catching the attention of both the media and fans from all over the country with …
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Tell Your Story: Kat Harris of The Refined Woman – Story Changes Lives
5 years ago

Tell Your Story: Kat Harris of The Refined Woman – Story Changes Lives

Everyone has one, and it shapes who we are, what we think, and the way we interact with ourselves and the world around us.

Story has the …
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Tell Your Story: Kristen Kenney of Malaika for Life –  Malaria Survivor To Saving Lives
5 years ago

Tell Your Story: Kristen Kenney of Malaika for Life – Malaria Survivor To Saving Lives

As a reporter, I’m used to being the storyteller not the story. The tables turned when I went to Tanzania in 2009 to film a documentary (Tanzania A Journey Within). …
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Rachel Schwartzmann of The Style Line And Telling Stories of People Around The World
5 years ago

Rachel Schwartzmann of The Style Line And Telling Stories of People Around The World

St. Augustine once wrote, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” Rachel Schwartzmann, founder of the The Style Line, …
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ADAM BRAUN OF PENCILS OF PROMISE
5 years ago

ADAM BRAUN OF PENCILS OF PROMISE

“From everything I have seen in all my travels, I genuinely believe with all my heart that people are inherently good” -Adam Braun of Pencils Of Promise, #ConsciousLA / Mister …
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