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Creative Arts

Lessons Learned in Boston: Creative Arts Expression As a Path Toward Recovery and Resilience

Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH | Posted 06.15.2014 | Arts
Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH

The city is united in important ways, resolute and ready to run that race again -- this time with the whole world looking on. Terrorism failed in Boston, and I think there are lessons to be learned from the last year of Boston's recovery about resilience in general.

Adults With Disabilities Find Joy and Acceptance in Creative Expression

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 05.03.2014 | Good News
Arlene Nisson Lassin

What talents lie behind those with physical impairments that confine them to a wheelchair, or those with intellectual disabilities that limit life activities such as work and living independently?

Helping Kids Cope with the Oklahoma Tornado and other Traumas: 7 Techniques

Judy Kuriansky, Ph.D. | Posted 07.23.2013 | Parents
Judy Kuriansky, Ph.D.

When kids learn with and from each other, they can come up with constructive actions to make healing and rebuilding widespread and long-lasting.

Downton Fever Hits the British Embassy

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 02.14.2013 | Entertainment
Sir Peter Westmacott

Downton has clearly struck a nostalgic nerve on both sides of the Pond. Episodes of its third season have attracted British audiences of between 10 and 12 million -- about one in every six Brits.

The Pragmatic Artist: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

As an artist pursues their creative endeavor, whether to make a career of it to sustain themselves or as a personal outlet, their pursuit must happen within the confines/parameters of the "real" world.

How Effective Is Your Resting Place To Create What Moves Heart And Soul?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 08.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Always fascinated by creative activity, and what flowers from it, I have discovered a few simple steps to get things moving again, all having to do with cultivating an effective resting place to utilize creative imagination in a more constructive way.