How Art Therapy Helps Children With Mental Health and Communication Issues

For a child with limited language skills, opening up about their feelings can be almost impossible.   That’s where art therapy comes in. It uses activities, such as painting, to help children understand and discuss thoughts they may find distressing. Mary­-Rose Brady, director of operations at the British Association of Art Therapists explains: “Art materials… Continue reading How Art Therapy Helps Children With Mental Health and Communication Issues

kindness and empathy in children’s education

kindness is healing and contagious. Hemingway wisdom and quotes   It costs nothing to give, and is precious to receive. Empathy and kindness work wonders, and benefit from practice. The more you give, the more you have. True Givers Revolution empathy and kindness in children’s education Related: IDEALS – democracy, kindness, social media for good… Continue reading kindness and empathy in children’s education

Politics for a mature species …

Protecting the working class from the pathologically wealthy (the 1%) is a fairly obvious political goal, but having seen several people switch camps (first 1% to the other 1%, and vice versa) due to their changing circumstances, the rational conclusion is that human nature is vulnerable to both temptations, and is either unaware of its… Continue reading Politics for a mature species …