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Dear Bullies I Thank You

You never really left my mind, I know you could never fathom your behavior then, how it affects me and how it still does in some ways on certain bad days when insecurities show up.  Having said that, as I have gotten older, I have always had empathy and gratitude to God for giving that life experience and shaping me to be the person I have become and will continue to learn and develop. 1. You taught me empathy  I never really understood why you had to talk, treat and put me down real bad the way that you do....

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This Is Our Story..Tell Us Yours

This Is Our Story.Tell Us Yours. At CreaTee we often get asked about why the arts and how does this relate to bullying and esteem building. How do they connect? Our social cause started with my personal journey growing up. Bullying never really goes away, and with the internet, it does not seem to be slowing down. This I know, being bullied, chips away at your perception and understanding of self and the person doing the bullying finds that power in their act of being a bully out of their own sadness and their own insecurities. 1.Self-discovery When you feel...

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Staying Focused and Positive

Staying Focused and Positive

When the New Year comes, new beginnings. There is always a sense of rush and excitement of things changing. That renewed hope. Sometimes, however, after a while, things wear off, things happens that brings you down making you feel that you just want to give up. Well, don’t.! Here are some things that you could do that would help you focused on achieving your goals and remaining positive in the process 1.  Write it down Write your goals down. Writing it down and visually seeing your vision and it will wire your brain into that direction. 2.  Keep the list...

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The Art of Esteem

The Art of Esteem

Some often wonder how creativity and the arts help develop self esteem. Personally, I have said this before and I will say and acknowledge this again, if it was not for music and the school choir I was involved with I would not have survived school be in elementary or high school in the way that I did. It was meaningful, healing, therapeutic, joyful part of the hurtful life experiences that growing up can sometimes bring having being bullied and dealing with medical,health issues. How does arts, creativity and esteem building connect? It’s a way of self-expression.Unexpressed thoughts and feelings...

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Go Arts!!!

Go Arts!!!

  Go Arts! Arts education refers to education in the disciplines of music, dance, theatre, and also visual arts. Below are some of the reasons why studies have shown that   the arts is extremely important and does have a tremendous positive impact that on the process of learning and growing up. Creativity- Being able to think on your feet, approach tasks from different perspectives and think ‘outside of the box’ will distinguish your child from others. In an arts program, your child will be asked to recite a monologue in 6 different ways, create a painting that represents a memory, or compose a new...

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