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Secrets: 4 Training Techniques to Activate Subconscious Mind Power

The subconscious mind is a very powerful part of the mind which remains unknown to the majority of people. The subconscious can solve problems much …

Creative thought has a pattern of its own, brain activity scans reveal

Donatella Versace finds it in the conflict of ideas, Jack White under pressure of deadlines. For William S Burroughs, an old Dadaist trick helped: cutting pages into pieces and rearranging the words.<p>Every artist has their own way of generating original ideas, but what is happening inside the brain …

The Brain

What's In Your Mind?

<b>What's in your mind?</b><p><b>The Practice: Be mindful of good.</b><p><i>Why?</i><p>It's kind of amazing: right now, what you think and feel, enjoy and suffer, is changing your …

Mindfulness

Bushmen Painted Earliest Rock Art in Southern Africa 5,000 Years Ago

They may now be underwater, but the oldest rock art paintings in southern Africa are about 5,000 years old, far more ancient than previously …

A One-Woman Show Explores The Fragmented Life Of Frida Kahlo

"Fragmented Frida" creator Andrea Dantas was drawn to Kahlo's incredible resilience.<p>A few years ago, Brazilian-born writer, actor and dancer Andrea Dantas heard back about her audition to dance flamenco on Madonna’s world tour. She didn’t get the job.<p>“I thought, ‘OK, you’re allowed to feel sorry …

Frida Kahlo

Arts Sisterhood UK: NHS rejection sparks DIY art therapy classes

When I heard Theresa May speak of her “shared society” vision for Britain, I couldn’t help but break into a wry chuckle. The Prime Minister speaks of …

Mental Health

A Silent Epidemic

Our public schools are struggling<br>to handle millions of students<br>with mental health problems.<br>Here’s why.<p>Sept. 7, 2016<p>Go<p>There are more than 50 million public school students in the U.S.<p>Source: 2013 CDC report on children’s mental health<p>As many as 1 in 5 shows signs of a mental health disorder.<p>A mental …

Taking over the asylum: art made at Bedlam and beyond – in pictures

A new exhibition collects together work made by inmates of mental hospitals – which is often startlingly detailed and fiercely lucid

Stephen Burlingham Going Beyond Art for Youth with Cancer

<b>Cancer.</b> The word that terrifies us, at any age. But when a young person is struck by it, it seems all the more tragic. To help cope with this harsh reality, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who joined together to form WHO Cares and created The Lounge at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center …

'These artists have nothing to lose': Syrian artwork at Penticton gallery highlights civil war

An art exhibition in Penticton, B.C., is giving audiences a unique glimpse into the Syrian civil war.<p>The Penticton Art Gallery's exhibition <i>Behind the</i> …

Art as Therapy: Alain de Botton on the 7 Psychological Functions of Art

The question of what art is has occupied humanity since the dawn of recorded history. For Tolstoy, the purpose of art was to provide a bridge of empathy between us and others, and for Anaïs Nin, a way to exorcise our emotional excess. But the highest achievement of art might be something that …