How I use art to bridge misunderstanding

Director and playwright Adong Judith creates provocative art that sparks dialogue on issues from LGBTQ rights to war crimes. In this quick but powerful talk, the TED Fellow details her work — including the play “Silent Voices,” which brought victims of the Northern Ugandan war against Joseph Kony’s rebel group together with political, religious and cultural leaders for transformative talks. “Listening to one another will not magically solve all problems,” Judith says. “But it will give a chance to create avenues to start to work together to solve many of humanity’s problems.”

Link Original: https://www.ted.com/talks/adong_judith_how_i_use_art_to_bridge_misunderstanding



Castigo para pensar nem pensar!

Pense bem antes de mandar seu filho pensar sobre um erro que ele cometeu. Você acha mesmo que ele está preparado para isso?

Castigo: pena ou puniçao que se inflige a pessoa ou animal.

Pensar: submeter ao processo de raciocínio lógico; ter atividade psíquica consciente e organizada; exercer a capacidade de julgamento, deduçao ou concepçao; refletir sobre, ponderar, pesar.

Então, vamos pensar juntas. Você vê alguma relação possível entre o substantivo o verbo descritos acima pelo dicionário? Enquanto o castigo representa um ato de repreesão, portanto, algo que não é bem-vindo (afinal, ninguém quer ficar de castigo), o pensar indica uma atitude enriquecedora, profunda, madura e reveladora. Não é assim? Mais aí vêm as supernannies (as superbabás que acham que detêm as chaves secretas da educação com seus manuais e decretam “quando seu filho fizer algo errado, coloque-o no cantinho do castigo para pensar.” Ok, pensemos nós que somos adultas:

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The road to Alzheimer’s disease is lined with processed foods

Dementia haunts the United States. There’s no one without a personal story about how dementia has touched someone they care for. But beyond personal stories, the broader narrative is staggering: By 2025, we are on track to have almost 15 million Alzheimer’s patients in the US lone. That’s roughly the population of NYC, Los Angeles, and Chicago combined. Now add a few more cities to take care of them.

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DHA – The Essential Fatty Acid that Helps with Pregnancy, Brain Health, Nervous System & more

During pregnancy, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and inundated with information and well-intentioned advice. When working with nutrition clients who are trying to conceive or navigating that first-trimester emotional roller coaster, I help them to stay calm and cut through the mixed messages and those anecdotal (and often unhelpful) tips that come from a good place but can be frustrating.

What is DHA?

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