Creativity as a Way of Life

CREATIVITY AS A WAY OF LIFE by Elena Greco Published also on PSYCHOLOGY TODAY and THRIVE GLOBAL and Eric Maisel’s FINE ARTS AMERICA March 2, 2021 “Never be without your little pad.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci Do you want to be more creative? Have you been wanting forever to write a book, or long to paint, or would love to…

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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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Awareness

AWARENESS by Elena Greco April 7, 2020 During the pandemic, many of us were required to spend time alone or at our home instead of at an office or at public gatherings. And we were asked to do a lot of things to avoid catching Covid-19, things that were tedious. But maybe that was not such a bad thing! There…

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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. Part 1. What is health? I want to start by asking a question: What is health? Sometimes asking the right question is the key to getting…

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Coach, Counselor or Therapist?

Coach, Counselor or Therapist? by Elena Greco What is the difference in coaching, counseling and psychotherapy? And what exactly is a creativity coach?  I’m often asked those questions. A psychotherapist is someone who helps you with emotional or psychological problems. They often have labels such as social worker, mental health counselor, psychologist and psychiatrist, and are usually, but not always,…

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Not Crazy, Not Lazy

Not Crazy, Not Lazy by Elena Greco January 14, 2018 In 2011 I suddenly and unexpectedly found myself on the floor. I couldn’t get up. I had no idea why. I tried to stand, shaking as though I were bench pressing 200 pounds. My legs simply would not respond. I crawled to my bed, an inch at a time, dragged…

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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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The Psychology of Meditation

The Psychology of Meditation by Elena Greco February 19, 2017 I’ve intended to write an article about meditation for quite some time. I planned to discuss the true nature of meditation, what it is and isn’t, and the best ways of experiencing it—in short, a meditation primer. I have some knowledge and experience that I believe would be useful, and…

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