Identification

By Millicent Sykes and Charlie Taylor How do you decide to define yourself? For some of my identifiers, they don’t go away no matter how hard I try An absurdity of behavioral responses and conceptualization of understanding “I’m checking out of your soap opera” I’m deciding to live the life I destined to be trueContinue reading “Identification”

What does it mean to have a Free Mind?

By Millicent Sykes Intrusive thoughts encompassing the mind Figuring out how to feel, what to think, how to behave It’s exhausting Why not be free, embrace the moment, free the mind To be blessed can sometimes be correlated with control Having ownership with our destiny can feel comforting, however not always a possibility What ifContinue reading “What does it mean to have a Free Mind?”

Singular Enhancement Optimization

By Dan Coleman A radio or social media advertisement mentions a political theorist and author coming to your area to speak. The ad heralds the speaker as the creator of a political theory that could solve many domestic problems, solve most social problems nationwide, and even provide a solution for significant global problems. Albeit juxtaposedContinue reading Singular Enhancement Optimization”

Holidays, Anniversaries, and Death

By Charlie Taylor There’s one coming up… Father’s Day This is a time where we think about our relationship with men, no matter gender, sexual identity, sexual orientation, and/or nature of relationship Men created the world, right? Who sets the tone then? I can say for a fact, EVERY SINGLE PERSON, has been harmed byContinue reading “Holidays, Anniversaries, and Death”

Connection and the Heart Chakra

By Millicent Sykes “Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.” -Seneca Throughout my experience with yoga, self-reflection, and an application of values, I routinely return to the intention and purpose of life. Often times, I consider wisdom, love, and the pursuit of happiness. Currently, I have become fixated withContinue reading “Connection and the Heart Chakra”

Creative Blocks

By Jarrett Pitts It Begins in the Mind Meandering through a museum, has the realization ever dawned on you; At previous points in time, all the paintings, moulds, and sculptures –all the varied and beautiful expressions of creativity—first began as ideas without physical analogues?  The great Michelangelo famously stated, “Every block of stone has aContinue reading “Creative Blocks”

Getting Motivated

By Paige Ort There is nothing more frustrating than wanting to create something but not having the motivation to start. Everyone falls victim to creator’s block. For example, you are staring at a blank page, trying to come up with words to write, and yet none come out. This barrier only becomes stronger as youContinue reading “Getting Motivated”

How To Build Your Own Creative Process

By Anonymous Writer So you’re sitting at your desk trying to write creatively, but there’s a problem: You’re stuck. No matter how hard you try to focus, no matter how much coffee you drink, your fingers are simply frozen. And when they do finally move, what they type is quickly dismissed by your backspace key.Continue reading “How To Build Your Own Creative Process”

The Root Chakra and Our Sense of Safety

By Millicent Sykes First Chakra- Muladhara  Meaning: root  Essence: earth, waking state  Governs: home, food, water, basic needs, parents, family relationships  Words that invoke this chakra:  Balance, stabilize, home, abundance, steady, root, ground, connect, firm  “In this chakra we… acknowledge our physicality and our connection with Mother Nature and all earthly things.” (Corepower Yoga, 2015,Continue reading “The Root Chakra and Our Sense of Safety”