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An Infusion of Creativity: Beating Holiday Stress

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Except when it isn’t. The rush and excitement of the holiday season can often be woven with lofty expectations and an unparalleled pressure to please. A seemingly inherent need often surfaces to be everything to everybody—and...

7 Books Sure to Inspire Creative Expression

Need a little jumpstart for your imagination? Here's our team's top 7 recommended “classics” that will spark your creativity. Enjoy as you discover lots of new ways express yourself! Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Written by a leader in positive psychology, Flow...

You Can Do Haiku

You Can Do Haiku 5-7-5. If you’re versed in poetry, or even a casual admirer those numbers may resonate as the recipe for creating a haiku. It may even bring to mind a flood of your favorite Haiku – possibly an original? While opinions vary as to the strict definition...

Overeating and Loneliness

Lonely. Bored. Sad.

Late at night, feeling alone, millions of people sit with these feelings. Unsure how to feel better, unsure how to feel full. And food seems to offer a comforting answer. A trip to the fridge, something tells us, will make us feel whole again.

Creative Jump Start for Back to School

Back to school doesn't have to mean back to stressful routines.  Sure, transitioning between the relative easy breeziness of summer to the more structured demands of academic life on students and parents can cause a few hiccups.  Whether it’s sending your preschooler...

Art & Healing | PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) represent significant burdens for those afflicted, their caregivers, and military and civilian healthcare delivery systems. New approaches are urgently needed to help active service members...

Moms – There’s No Better Time than Now to Get Creative!

In May we celebrate Mother's Day, and Creative Beginnings Month! Here are some great tips for busy moms (and other busy people) to either begin or revive a creative practice that can lead to a greater sense of connectedness and well-being. Five Tips for Creative...

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