Antoine Allen, better known as rapper and entrepreneur TweezDaSwaggyGod, grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, where many people dream of “making it out.” Tweez recounts his humble beginnings in the city and explains with genuine gratitude how his passions — basketball and music — provided him a way out. In fact, the rapper first began his professional career as a collegiate basketball player at the University of Miami. He would go on to play around the world in a professional league, but he will never forget how his freshman year of college kickstarted his music career.
Spirituality does not always have to be riddled with positivity and linearity. It is a journey full of reflection and self-discovery. It is a path that makes one question everything in an attempt to grasp not only a better understanding of the universe but of themselves. Just like humans, spirituality
Juliet Ramos is a survivor, mental health advocate, and podcast host. Ramos owns and operates the BrokenGirl Unchained (BGU) brand, including, of course, her BGU podcast, her BGU blog, and other creative projects and entrepreneurial pursuits. She explores various topics in her articles and episodes—such as mental health, loss, love and sex, and heartbreak and divorce—and she is completely “unchained” when speaking on these subjects, offering both her personal opinions and professionals’ perspectives.
Alysha “AJ” Jean is a fitness coach, meditation instructor, and professional dancer in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. If you asked AJ to describe herself in one word, she would confidently sum it all up with the single title, “wellness advocate.”
Crouching down in the corner of his room, he was continuously shedding tears, letting the burden of his emotions smoothly trail down his squished cheeks. The weight of society and load of the thoughts was greater; than the mass of his existence. That specific moment was a halt in his life, a point where he thought he wasn’t brave enough and do not belong to this perfectly faked world. The boy was internally shattered; until life once again taught him that it’s okay to not be okay.
Connor Dean is a 17 year old actor and competitive tennis player. He was born in Florida and lived there until he was about 7 years old then he moved to Los Angeles with his parents and his older brother. He went to a hybrid homeschool in which most of his school is online but takes 2 classes at the high school. He is the captain of his Varsity tennis team, if they have a season this year!
Art has always been an expression of self. Looking to help those suffering mental health issues, it should come as no surprise that art has become a therapeutic tool. Art therapy has helped all generations develop their creative side while exploring what ails them. Utilizing creative processes also helps those looking to enhance their well-being, self-confidence and social skills. Going beyond just coloring between the lines, art therapy offers something for everyone, in good times and bad.
Denise Brown is not just a mother, stylist, teacher, and motivational speaker. Denise Brown is an inspiration. As a young woman, Denise encountered drugs, a neglectful mother, gangs, and placement in the foster care system. Yet, she did not let her early life struggles define her. While some may have
Humans are Music and We Play with our Souls: Exploring the life of Music Therapy with Suzanne Hanser
This episode of the World of Positivists from the PositiveVibes Magazine is all about the world of Music Therapy and how it positively impacts our bodies, minds, and souls. We had the opportunity to interview Dr. Suzanne B. Hanser.