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Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

Dr. Monica Riley, MD

Executive Contributor

Award-Winning CEO, Educator, Philanthropist

Dr. Monica Riley, MD

Award-Winning CEO, Educator, Philanthropist

Dr. Monica Riley, MD, affectionately known as Dr. Monica, is a Doctor of Integrative Medicine with over 30 years of expertise in the Holistic Health Sciences. Dr. Monica is the Founder of Dr. Monica's Natural Beauty, LLC; the award-winning sustainable body care, skin and haircare collection featuring clean fragrances that inspire women 40+, with careful care to communities of color, to Self-Love through Self-Care. This active Vassar College Alum and 2-time Emmy Award winning documentary producer continues to inspire communities to action through her activism against human trafficking and cyberbullying. A sought-after public speaker and podcast guest, Dr. Monica believes that “Self-Care IS Healthcare"™

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The “O” Factor – How Olfactory Cues Impact Memory 

“The idea for sustainable self-care, with special care to melanated beauty, really began in my Nana's kitchen. I was only 4 years old...

8 Powerful Affirmations To Elevate Confidence & Wealth

Even the most confident entrepreneurs have days where we might be feeling a little low or down on our game. Whether we wake up feeling...

Aromatherapy To Stress-Less – 4 Botanicals To Increase Your Stress Resilience

These days, I am stressed all day, every day! And, as a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist, I had to reign in my daily stress-mess...

10 Tips To Sleep Well When The Clocks Spring Forward

For many of us, Springing Forward for Daylight Savings is more difficult than it is when we “fall back” in autumn. 

Manifest More In 2024 – Reconnecting To Self Through Breath

Breathwork is an active form of meditation that allows us to disconnect from our mind...

Reclaiming Reality After Upending Trauma – 5 Steps To Find Your Joy In Stillness

A tragic shooting rocked my world on December 6, 2023, and, no, I am not ok! I remember, I mourn, I will not forget the deliberate...

Ascending Grief To Triumph – 6 Tips For Healing

Grief is that emotional state that just comes over you like a wave and knocks you off your feet.

8 Tips To Surviving “Shift” – How To Focus When “Shift” Happens

How do you keep your business going and your spirits high when the world around you is falling apart?

The Fountain Of Youth Guru™ – Exclusive Interview With Dr. Monica Riley, MD

Dr. Monica's Natural Beauty, LLC, in business for 7 years, offers luxurious, handcrafted, sustainable bodycare and fragrances.

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CREA Global Awards presented to

Dr. Monica Riley, MD

Award-Winning CEO, Educator, Philanthropist

The CREA Global Awards is proudly presented to the honoree by the Brainz Magazine Selection Committee, in recognition for their creative and innovative ideas, adaptability in business, or for their contributions to sustainability and mental health projects.

Caroline Winkvist

Editor-In-Chief

Daniel Ålund

Selection Committee

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Brainz 500 Global Awards presented to

Dr. Monica Riley, MD

Award-Winning CEO, Educator, Philanthropist

Brainz 500 Global Awards is proudly presented to the honoree by the Brainz Magazine Selection Committee, in recognition of their entrepreneurial success, achievements, and dedication to helping others.

Caroline Winkvist

Editor-In-Chief

Fredrik Elfqvist

Selection Committee

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

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