Finding your authentic voice is for naught unless you are willing to use it. When you live with a willingness to allow your authentic voice to be heard something mystical and magical begins to happen: Your heart opens and your soul soars because you are revealing who you were born to be.
There is a delicate balance between self-care and care for others. We want to be there for others, but if we are doing it to the detriment of our own wellbeing, we are doing a great disservice to who we are.
Our faces are exquisitely capable of a vast range of expressions, such as showing fear to send signals of alarm, interest to draw others toward an opportunity, or fondness and kindness to increase closeness and the sense of "us."
Whether there is any negativity in your life right now or not, it is wise to know what would be the best way to release the toxic emotions from your life when they arise, because in the end we are all human and we will all experience negative emotions at one point or another.
So is there such a thing as good and bad art? There are probably as many opinions on art as there are art critics. Inviting creative professionals in online social network communities to share their opinions provided some qualified insights.
A recent article in the LA Times described an artist who placed his easel on the sidewalk in front of a bank branch office and produced a painting of the building on fire. Several legal issues are inherent in this situation.