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It is amazing to me to see how school districts and psychologists who study child development focus only on things such as memory, math, reading or writing and completely ignore the arts. Children love the arts and engage in the arts naturally. Art is a UNIVERSAL langu...

Previously, I have been posting information on how art has a positive effect on our mental health. Surprisingly, today I have found out that it also helps to reduce pain in cancer patients. It never stops to amaze me what art can do for us, yet so many people are unawa...

March 31, 2018

To my surprise, I heard an interesting story last week, during my art class, about a prestige family who puts an emphasis on getting higher education and who didn't think that letting their child study art is something that they should do, since they believe it has not...

February 24, 2018

“Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
— Pablo Picasso

Art is for EVERYONE! Yes, it's true. Anyone, regardless of their talent or experience, can enjoy the health benefits of art. Studies have proven that there are many mental health benefits of creating...

February 5, 2018

As some of you may know, I fell in love with surrealism the moment I tried to paint it. By painting it, I started to realize a shift in my mindset and the meaning behind it, that was directed by my subconscious. When I was showing my work to my friends, I noticed that...

February 3, 2018

I know many people, including myself, suffer from motion sickness, and some get dizzy when they spin during Salsa dancing. The problem with this is the underdeveloped inner ear. One way to train yourself to avoid feeling dizzy is to start spinning in the office chair d...

January 2, 2018

I have been saying that I turn 21 every year for the past decade. When people ask me how, I say this is the internal state of body and soul that I believe was achieved by the desire to dance everywhere where music is. Now, there is a scientific evidence on how dancing...

December 1, 2017

Today, I would like to share another article with you on art and psychology, that I found very interesting. Hope you will too.

Art's sweet relationship with the brain and body makes a trip to the museum worth it.

There's no doubt that art has helped shape society. We bui...

November 29, 2017

‘Birth of Music’

The Meaning behind the Painting.

Birth of Music’ is an original oil painting on 18”x24” canvas that represents hope, desire, goals, and much more. It aims to be a constant reminder of the trials and tribulations we go through in our journey through life...

October 19, 2017

A History of Hip-Hop

Hip-hop is a dance style, usually danced to hip-hop music, that evolved from the hip-hop culture. The first dance associated with hip-hop was break dancing. While breakdancing consists primarily of moves executed close to the ground, the majority of...

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