Benefits of Creativity

When most people think of creativity, they think of artists and musicians.  There are, however, so many more ways we can be creative in our lives.  Including creativity in our every day has been proven to increase positive emotions, lessen depressive symptoms, reduce stress, decrease anxiety, and even improve immune system functioning. Vulnerability is theContinue reading “Benefits of Creativity”

Creativity – Our Super-power For Mental Health

How do you help yourself when feelings of depression, loneliness, or sorrow occupy your mind? During this time of Covid-19, it is imperative that we address these thoughts to maintain our healthy lifestyle. For me, I have found that being creative has helped ward off these feelings.  I have used paint-by-number, adult coloring books, sewing,Continue reading “Creativity – Our Super-power For Mental Health”

Multiple Intelligences

Being an educator, I have had the experience of being unable to reach some students and feeling their frustrations in the process.  It wasn’t until I presented the information in a totally different manner that the student would become successful.  Some students have difficulty explaining things in writing, but offer them the opportunity to useContinue reading “Multiple Intelligences”

The Days Are Long And The Weeks Are Short

As I begin this journey I am struck by how fast time seems to slip by.  Labor Day, when I lived in NY was the culmination of summer and the beginning of the new school year. Here in Florida, it doesn’t have the same significance since my summer ends and I go back to workContinue reading “The Days Are Long And The Weeks Are Short”