HEALING AND BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS: 639 HERTZ

All relationships must stem from our relationship with self. The comfort level of being in our own skin and love of self form the basis of what must be present to have healthy connections with others. The year of 2020 has provided ample testing for all our relationships. With the pandemic, new situations may haveContinue reading “HEALING AND BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS: 639 HERTZ”

MASKED EMOTIONS: Where Do They Go? What Can We Do?

The topic of masked emotions is currently very timely. Not only are many of us masking our faces for viral protection, but may also be hiding our emotions. Sometimes we are concerned with upsetting others by truly expressing our feelings. Perhaps we are frightened or angry regarding many world issues involving the pandemic, be itContinue reading “MASKED EMOTIONS: Where Do They Go? What Can We Do?”

EMPOWERED LIVING: How Visual Arts Skills Apply to Daily Life

During the last few weeks of my thirty year elementary art teaching career, I decided to take an impromptu survey of some of my classes. While students were deeply engaged in their projects, I quietly approached each one individually to ask a question. It was, “If you named the most important thing I’ve ever taughtContinue reading “EMPOWERED LIVING: How Visual Arts Skills Apply to Daily Life”

Treat Yourself to Ambience!

During this highly unusual time in which we are living, there may be a number of ways of life we miss. One of them is dining at a nice restaurant. Depending upon your location in the world, this option may or may not be available or recommended. What are the elements of that experience whichContinue reading “Treat Yourself to Ambience!”

Tuning into Healing: Grief

Perhaps you or someone you know may be experiencing grief. It could be from losing a loved one. It could even be from trying to cope with the severe changes that our world has been experiencing. Whether the cause of the grief is related to economic, safety, health, bereavement or other reasons, it can causeContinue reading “Tuning into Healing: Grief”

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