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  Today is Day 6  and the focus is Kuumba (Creativity). To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it. Kuumba principle demands continuous improvement in personal and family and social matters. George Washington Carver teaches us […]

Day 6 of Kwanzaa is Kuumba -(Creativity) To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it. Kuumba principle demands continuous improvement in personal and family and social matters. George Washington Carver teaches us all that “No one […]

A few days out of the week I volunteer at an elementary school in Southwest Atlanta. It’s different from the area where I grew up and went to school in almost every way I could imagine — student demographic, parental involvement, median family income, housing situations, etc. Needless to say, over the past few months […]

If you’ve ever wanted to take a singing, dancing, or knitting lessons, you’ve got a perfect reason to start: Creativity reduces stress and keeps you healthy. Is there something you’ve always wanted to learn, like singing, dancing, or acting? Or perhaps you have a love for horses and want to take riding lessons? Don’t brush […]

Once in a while, inspiration isn’t possible without the push of wanderlust. Being restless in one’s location and feeling the need to travel is one of those feelings that can be huge catalysts for the formation of ideas and thoughts. Sometimes, the change of place (and of pace!) is needed for the creative juices to […]

All of us have at one time seen a movie, watched a rap video, read or viewed the news and thought, “Garbage! – How can they get away with such garbage?” In response, we either left the theater, turned off the television, closed the laptop, or put down the paper and did – nothing. To […]

Sometimes, it can be hard to picture yourself doing anything when you wake up on a particular day. Maybe you haven’t gotten enough sleep in the past week or there just happens to be a lot on your mind. In these types of situations, you might just be sitting around, thinking far too much about […]

Now that you have your three big dreams figured out it’s time to Get SMART. How are you going to get there? Does the magic lantern deliver the genie who in turn simply grants the wish? I’m not saying it’s not possible. Anything is possible. However, you will more than likely want to GET SMART. […]

These activities are designed to help you cultivate your creativity and energy. 1. Go through magazines or the computer and pick out pictures that spark ideas and passion for what you want for your Big Dreams. 2. Create a vision board with the pictures that represent your uniqueness in what you want to create. 3. […]