Self Loving

Originally posted on Essence Revealed:
Self loving  is the greatest loving of all. In a world filled with judgement it is especially so.  I recently was having a disagreement with someone close to me.  Something that I am not at all ashamed of  in my life was wielded at me like a razor-sharp dagger.  I…

Durkheim and Anomie

Originally posted on The Social Lens:
Posted by: Chad M. Gesser Twitter: @profgesser Email: chad.gesser@kctcs.edu Anomie is one of those concepts in the field of Sociology that can be applied in a variety of ways.  Coined by French Sociologist Emile Durkheim in his 1897 study “Suicide”, anomie refers to a sense of normlessness, resulting in…

 5 unusual habits to keep you growing artistically 

Originally posted on Christopher Gallego:
By Christopher Gallego “What success does best is make you complacent and egotistical” ~ Keith Cunningham I’ve never known an artist who painted just for fun or for relaxation. I’ve never known an artist who didn’t want to become great. Most painters are driven. Seriously driven.  My 86 year-old father paints…