Emotional Expression

For a lot of people expression of emotions, especially the not so PC ones, or negative ones, and especially if you are at a young age, can be scary, and for guys emotions and full range of expression is not so easy.  Expression of emotions comes more easily to women, Read more…

Giving Wings

Imagine church or synagogue service, any type of party, even a block party devoid of music, any music, or nature devoid of singing birds and such.  It would be a pretty sad and dull place I think.  Music touches the heart, spirit and the soul, it can bring it to Read more…

21 Songs….

People with Autism and sometimes, even you and me   can’t handle too much stimulus and can thus get very agitated, lose focus etc.. in situations that provide too much stimulus, so parents, spouses, co-workers etc.. can use music to calm them down, get them to a calm place within, Read more…

Art and the Mind PII

Art therapy as a tool is an excellent tool to help those in situations of loss, trauma etc…find a way to express that sorrow, depression, pain so on and so forth.  There are times when words just won’t come, they can’t be found, and so a therapist, counselor, a teaches Read more…

How It Works, Art and The Mind

Why does art bring about healing or assist in expression?  Well, the brain, it has to do with how we process and react to the arts.  It seres several purposes, one being appreciation for the past, for history and for the culture.  This is why I am against removing confederate statues Read more…

Art and Healing

You hear about the bullying, violence in the schools, and we also hear a lot about Autism these days, and you wonder what can be done.  Well there are things we as a society and in the schools can do, even within our own families.  One of these is Art Read more…

Advent Ideas, Prepare for the Light

If you are a person of faith, and have a family, friends that are your family, share your Christian faith, create activities to share it.  Why does Advent matter? Before the actual wedding, you have a lot of pr-wedding activities and preparations.  Reason being that you need to really let Read more…

Knowing When To Redirect

Life has a way of kicking you in the pants so to speak when you need to make changes and when my allergies hit this time around it was not like other times, it was hard and I am still after five weeks dealing with full fibro flare ups, crashing Read more…

Poetry Jam

  https://www.youtube.com/kathyappello I hope you will take a look at my youtube channel, my artistic channel and there is a poetry jam I did live and hope you enjoy it.