Conscious Art, Films and Music

5th Annual ILLUMINATE Film Festival Offers Movies That Stir Your Soul: Michael Franti, Mooji and More

5th Annual ILLUMINATE Film Festival Offers Movies That Stir Your Soul: Michael Franti, Mooji and More

Film has the power to illuminate, to make us feel deeply, essentially taking us to a place beyond ourselves. As a medium, it opens hearts and minds, and our response to it is both visceral and personal. Underneath this response lies the unspoken connection between us all, and nowhere is this more evident than at the ILLUMINATE Film Festival. Renowned for their groundbreaking immersive approach to the film festival experience, the 5th annual ILLUMINATE Film Festival returns May 30th-June 3rd. The premier conscious film festival, which some have referred to as the Sundance of the conscious film industry, ILLUMINATE is dedicated to elevating awareness and inspiring lasting transformation through cinema.

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Christina Grimmie’s Mother Posthumously Releases Christina’s Song ‘Little Girl’ in Honor of Mother’s Day

Posted by on May 13, 2018 in Conscious Art, Films and Music, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Christina Grimmie’s Mother Posthumously Releases Christina’s Song ‘Little Girl’ in Honor of Mother’s Day

Little Girl is an original, never released song by Christina Grimmie that shares a moving story about the profound level of love and support that exists between mother and daughter. Christina wrote when she was 12 years old to comfort her mother, who was battling breast cancer at the time.

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ILLUMINATE Film Festival’s Industry Programs Break New Ground

ILLUMINATE Film Festival’s Industry Programs Break New Ground

The industry component of the Illuminate Film Festival, the Conscious Film Convergence (CFC) is geared to filmmakers and offers attendees an invaluable opportunity to learn from and interact with speakers both at sessions and nightly parties. True to the mission of the festival, the goal off the CFC is to elevate global consciousness through cinema by supporting emerging voices in the field of conscious entertainment.

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ILLUMINATE Film Festival Reveals 2018 Lineup

ILLUMINATE Film Festival Reveals 2018 Lineup

ILLUMINATE is the premier conscious film festival, and is dedicated to elevating awareness and inspiring lasting transformation through cinema. Here’s the incredible 2018 lineup.

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Ode to Mother Earth (Root Chakra Healing Song)

Written by on April 22, 2018 in Conscious Art, Films and Music, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Ode to Mother Earth (Root Chakra Healing Song)

Today, on Earth day, I want to share this beautiful song that is an Ode to Mother Earth. And, it’s also a healing song for the first chakra. Below are the lyrics so you can get even more benefit by singing along. Enjoy!

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WATCH: How Music Can Heal Us [Super Cool 3-Minute Video with Jason Silva]

Posted by on March 16, 2018 in Conscious Art, Films and Music, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
WATCH: How Music Can Heal Us [Super Cool 3-Minute Video with Jason Silva]

This capacity of music and concert and vibe and people together to create a shared ecstasy, an electronic Buddhism in which the self vanishes, is one way in which we escape death. It’s one way in which we pierce the finite, and for a second we become infinite.

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The 432 Frequency and How It Can Influence Your World

The 432 Frequency and How It Can Influence Your World

The 432 Frequency throughout the ages, mankind has tuned music to a variety of frequencies, getting extra doses of tuning notes that massaged the sacral, solar plexus and heart chakras. Each tuning note helped mankind evolve. Of all of the chakras, the heart is the most powerful. Over eons, the other chakras were shut down to a greater degree, as people became dense and individualized … seemingly separate from everything else, (according to esoteric sources)… The frequency of 432 hertz (Hz) massages the heart chakra with a warm and calming tone.

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Selfie Conscious

Selfie Conscious

Smile or Smirk? I’d waited my entire 35 years to go to Paris and finally, I was there! First on my list: the Mona Lisa. Little did I know what the Mona Lisa would teach me about mindfulness, selfies, and humankind’s inability to be present to beauty and life. So, I’m at the Louvre, the […]

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A List of 19 Documentaries That Will Definitely Have an Impact on Your Life

A List of 19 Documentaries That Will Definitely Have an Impact on Your Life

Documentaries hold a power unique to any other type of film.

They have the remarkable capacity to shift our understanding of the vast and complex world in which we live, most of the time presenting us with powerfully relevant information, a previously unknown perspective, and hopefully, a new choice to make a difference. The following list of documentaries showcases films that may inspire a new outlook on the world we live in.

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3 Ways to Tap Into the Field of All Possibility

3 Ways to Tap Into the Field of All Possibility

“My brain is only a receiver, in the Universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength and inspiration. I have not penetrated into the secrets of this core, but I know that it exists.” – Nikola Tesla

#matrix #fieldofpossibility

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This Christmas Flash Mob Performance Will Warm Your Heart & Put a Smile On Your Face

This Christmas Flash Mob Performance Will Warm Your Heart & Put a Smile On Your Face

What an incredible way to honor a time past and celebrate this Christmas season! This awesome 1940’s musical flashback will really move you.

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5 Ways You Can Pursue Excellence Without Falling Into Perfectionism

5 Ways You Can Pursue Excellence Without Falling Into Perfectionism

It’s great to strive to do your best, but when that feeling becomes a compulsion, when you lose sleep because some project didn’t turn out right, or when nothing you can do feels quite good enough, you have veered into the unhealthy territory of perfectionism.

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Mindfulness and Writing

Mindfulness and Writing

I have a notebook full of words I will only read once. It’s dedicated to my River Writing practice. River Writing is a beautifully generative writing group that my good friend, Nan Seymour, hosts. She does so in intimate groups around a warm, wooden table, at her writing studio, in Salt Lake City, Utah. I teach Yoga Nidra, a […]

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Why Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” Is The Ultimate Thanksgiving Song (You’ll Be Amazed By Its Meaning!)

Why Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” Is The Ultimate Thanksgiving Song (You’ll Be Amazed By Its Meaning!)

Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks for our blessings. In Hallelujah, songwriter Leonard Cohen takes thankfulness to a whole other level. Let’s start by giving thanks to Leonard, who died two weeks ago at the age of 82, for bringing us such beautiful and meaningful song.

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Why Music is Good For Your Brain

Why Music is Good For Your Brain

Science has now proven that listening to upbeat music can improve your mood.

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