Life in Balance: Part 2

LIFE IN BALANCEPart 2. It’s All in Your Perspective by Elena Greco LIFE IN BALANCE is a multi-part series exploring health–what it is, how to get it and how to maintain it, easily and naturally. This article is also published on MEDIUM: Life in Balance: Part 2.Read Life in Balance: Part 1 here. In the first part of this series,…

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Values

VALUES By Elena Greco June 2, 2021 What kind of people have we become? I believe that’s a fair and useful question at this point in time. I was stunned to discover that there is a movement afoot to deny life-saving medical care to people who haven’t received a Covid-19 vaccine. And that one physician proposed putting unvaccinated people who…

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The Creative Activist

THE CREATIVE ACTIVIST By Elena Greco August 9, 2021 (You can also read this article on MEDIUM.) I’d like to look at a particular application of creativity: activism. Creative artists are in a unique position to bring about change or raise awareness of important issues. We already have the public’s attention in some way, in our particular art, in our…

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Solve Performance Anxiety, Finally

SOLVE PERFORMANCE ANXIETY, FINALLY by Elena Greco June 2, 2021 Performance anxiety affects most performers to some degree. For some, it’s debilitating. But don’t despair! There’s a real solution for this problem. Rather than a simplistic fix, try this multi-pronged approach. You just might be a better performer for it. Five ways of neutralizing the effects of performance anxiety It’s…

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Handling the Special Challenges of Performers

Handling the Special Challenges of Performers by Elena Greco June 2, 2021 (You can also read this article on MEDIUM.) There is nothing in the world like performing. People who have never performed can’t know the incredible exhilaration, expansion and gratification that it gives us. If you’re a performer, you live to perform. But being a performer poses demands that…

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Anti-Social Media

ANTI-SOCIAL MEDIA by Elena Greco February 20, 2021 An awful lot of us have trouble with social media. We spend an inordinate amount of time surfing and scrolling. We can’t seem to stop using it, even when we want to, even after we’ve declared we’re done with it. Why? Because the tech companies who bring you these products design them…

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Art Stands Apart

Art Stands Apart by Elena Greco December 10, 2017 At a time when the dark side of certain creative artists is being exposed, there has been a lot of discussion on Facebook about whether we should allow ourselves to enjoy the art of artists who have done bad things. I strongly feel that art—the product of the artist—stands apart from…

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Farewell, Facebook

Farewell, Facebook by Elena Greco January 23, 2018 This past week, suddenly coming to an awareness that things have changed—as sometimes happens when things change gradually—I’ve been considering what I want my future participation with Facebook to be. My life on Facebook has been important to me personally and professionally, and I wanted to consider this very carefully. When I…

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Let Them Be Children

Let Them Be Children by Elena Greco October 4, 2017 I recently became aware that eight million children in this country, some as young as six months old, are being given psychotropic drugs—amphetamines, anti-psychotics, anti-depressants, anti-however-you-don’t want-your-child to-act. The drugging of children’s developing brains seems insane. Drugging children not only likely damages that child’s brain, potentially destroying that child’s potential for…

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I Am a Feminist

I Am a Feminist by Elena Greco February 16, 2017 I am a feminist. What does that mean? “Feminist” seems to conjure up all sorts of negative images for some people. According to Merriam-Webster, a feminist is “a person who supports ‘feminism’.” Their definition of “feminism” is: – the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities;…

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