Conscious Conversations

in Mission Beach, San Diego

Upcoming dates:
3/23/2023 Thursday, 7:00-8:30pm – *new location due to rain – provided upon registration or email sign up*
4/20/2023 Thursday, 7:00-8:30pm
5/18/2023 Thursday, 7:00-8:30pm
6/22/2023 Thursday, 7:00-8:30pm

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A space where both women and men can experience deeper human connection through raw, authentic communication.

The go-to group for those who are ready to Be the change they wish to see in the world.

Here’s a list of just some of the opportunities within CC, now made possible:

  • more diversity in life/experiences, same down-to-earth feel
  • a more balanced approach to perspective shifts and problem-solving
  • fresh outlooks about personal struggles such as emotions, relationships, career, and finances
  • double the opportunity for sharing of wisdom
  • single members: make connections to potential new love interests – a great way to vet new prospective partners
  • a fully non-judgmental group of new friends to lean on!

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Past Events

February 23, 2023

Curious about how CC started?

Conscious Conversations first came into this world as the Conscious Men’s Coalition.

The Conscious Men’s Coalition was an incredible experience and we’ve collectively learned so much over the past 6 months.

As I’ve experimented and taken these conversations to new levels, with new people, in new locations, it became clear.

The CMC group was imbalanced. Something was missing.

This new direction still aligns with the original mission: to help men heal, fight toxic masculinity, and thrive, but now, we’re coming at it from both sides.

Because the reality is: women struggle with toxic masculine tendencies, too.

As we come at this from both sides of the gender spectrum, the butterfly affect of our collective work will be amplified and maximized two-fold. That sounds promising to me!


“I am so glad I pushed myself outside of my comfort zone and attended Kerstie’s Concious Men’s Coalition meeting in August. Both the organizer as well as the other participants made this an incredibly nurturing environment to talk about the stresses of being a man in today’s world.

Kerstie’s warm and caring personality and experienced background make her an ideal candidate to host such a meeting. Her leap of faith to organize a men’s meeting as a woman was richly rewarded by an incredibly diverse group of participants with an incredible arsenal of mastery of different stress-management techniques, experiences and world views.”

– Kai

“I was pleasantly surprised! Kerstie did a wonderful job of guiding a productive discussion and creating a space where people were encouraged to contribute.

For me personally – I typically do a fair amount of introspection, but this experience kind of takes it to the next level, in that people are open to hearing about your self reflection, and will actually give you insight and feedback from their own experiences and perspectives.

If nothing else – it’s worth it to just show up and be in the space to take a step back from the day-to-day to really think about and analyze your self. Definitely will attend the next gathering!

– Alan

Tackling vulnerability as a modern man
with Jacob Rupp

Past Events

August 25, 2022
September 22, 2022
October 20, 2022
November 17, 2022
December 15, 2022
January 12, 2023 virtual

Group Discussion Topic Examples:
– how has your perspective on what it means to be a man changed?
– how do you navigate the different pockets of masculinity?
– what are your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in your main life categories?
– describe yourself in 1 word
– what is your kryptonite and how do you feel it in your body?