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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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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A Return to the Essence of Healing: The Possibilities

A RETURN TO THE ESSENCE OF HEALING The Possibilities by Elena Greco The following is an excerpt taken from HEALING: WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO FIND IT (click to see it on Kindle) Health, Harmony and Paradise (well, almost) Until we begin to deliberately attune ourselves to other people’s boundaries and to the space around us, as well as…

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Boundaries

BOUNDARIES by Elena Greco The following is an excerpt taken from HEALING: WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO FIND IT (click to see it on Kindle) Boundaries When you honor someone’s boundaries, you’re giving them the highest respect that you can give to another person. You’re letting them know, overtly as well as subtly, that you value them and that…

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How to Survive an Apocalypse

HOW TO SURVIVE AN APOCALYPSE by Elena Greco April 9, 2020 Well, here we are in the middle of an apocalypse.  Bet you didn’t see that coming, did you?! The COVID-19 situation mushroomed quickly, and we have all found ourselves in an upside-down life we never could have predicted, with pending goals, travels and dreams ripped from us.  And we’ve…

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Life in Balance: Part 1

LIFE IN BALANCE Part 1. What is health? 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 published on MEDIUM: Life in Balance: Part 1. Part 1. What is health? I want to start by asking a question: What is…

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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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Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones by Elena Greco Credit: Blaze Press April 9, 2015 We need to communicate with others. It seems obvious, doesn’t it? In order to come to agreement about pressing issues, in order to create positive change in our world, we have to have a dialogue—with friends, with enemies, with other political parties, with other countries. I have to…

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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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