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Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton

Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton and John Armstrong

Overview of "Art as Therapy" by Alain de Botton Art as Therapy, by Alain de Botton and John Armstrong, invites readers to look at masterpieces of art in a new way. Rather than seeing them as simply objects of beauty to be admired, they can also be seen as having therapeutic potential. The book contains chapters on topics such as nature, politics, love and money and explains how appreciating great works of art can have a healing impact on such areas of human life. Audiocast with Alain de … Continue reading...

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Vanity Plates Activity: A License to Feel Good About Yourself

Weighing the Pros and Cons What comes to mind when you think of the word confidence? It is a word that is bandied about quite extensively in our culture and means different things to different people depending upon the situation. When we think of a confidence game or con game the word confidence changes into something to be wary of. Its origin stems from luring someone into your confidence and then using or cheating them in some way to benefit the perpetrator. Fraudulent claims and bait and … Continue reading...

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