It’s Your Money. It’s the Future. It’s a Disease.

Child Poverty

There are always truths waiting to be uncovered, whether or not they’re common knowledge to the rest of the world around us. Sometimes what we think we know about a grave, global issue can be summed up in a simpler way that makes it easier to tackle. Go ahead: take this in and try this method. See if you’re not inspired to enact more justice in your daily life. Continue reading

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The Mistake of Getting an Education

Reasons Why You Shouldn't Attend College

When someone asks you about your education, do you also consider your personal investment in it; and does that investment justify your current level of knowledge or expertise? Most importantly, has that investment paid off in a way that supports your life goals? I have a strong feeling that for many people, especially those who pursued higher education, it’s mysteriously getting more and more expensive to pay for something you undertook one time, a piece of paper, a set of credentials, a status, and all so you could do what? Make more money? Be happier? Go places? So you could do what? [Fill in the blanks.] If you find that something isn’t adding up when you reflect on the sum of your learning experiences and what you paid for, what I wrote today is just for you. Continue reading

3 Things to Help You Face Personal and Creative Challenges

Things that Will Help You Face Creative Blocks

It has been one of those days. You’re frustrated. You forgot something important. You’re struggling. You were insulted. You feel stuck. Just remember that you have resources–such as these will make you stronger, more open, more creative, more vibrant–and these are at your disposal to help you in situations that may be challenging. Continue reading

Speaking the Universal Language of Art Therapy

I blustered about the premises in search of yellow-toned paper. No one helped me this time or came trailing behind me every 30 seconds to ask for scissors or glue or colored pencils. With every step, with every passing minute … Continue reading