Category: Therapy

Art of Eileen

Crowdfunding helps artist bring creativity to aged care 101-year-old dancer, choreographer, costume designer, author, sculptor and illustrator Eileen Kramer has offered her talents to a project that aims to raise funds for art in aged care. For the project, Art of Eileen, Kramer worked with fashion designer Brigid McLaughlin to create a range of scarves, Read More

Healing with Art

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Healing aging with arts

Using the Arts to Promote Healthy Aging … Two summers ago, a remarkable documentary called “Alive Inside” showed how much music can do for the most vulnerable older Americans, especially those whose memories and personalities are dimmed by dementia. … The Music and Memory project that provided the iPods was the inspiration of a volunteer Read More

The creative process

Consistent with research I did with fellow PT blogger Scott Barry Kaufman, Fiore illustrates that if it takes ten years or so to make a professional contribution to a field, it takes about ten more years to make a truly outstanding mark. … What does this mean? It takes time to become an “expert” in Read More

Doodler @ <3

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High sensitivity

… from “Les Miserables”: “Those who do not weep, do not see.” This trait of high sensitivity nurtures our creativity and social activism, but also brings challenges. Psychologist Elaine Aron and others describe it as a more finely tuned nervous system. She explains, “It means you are aware of subtleties in your surroundings, a great advantage Read More

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