The value society places on jewellery is an interesting one. There is, quite literally, the monetary value we place on jewellery. Then there is the sentimental and emotional value. Proceeding value, however, is the fashion of jewellery and the impact it has on how people view the wearer. As an example, diamonds, once upon a time, connoted wealth and grace. Nowadays, they are more likely to be connected with over-the-top gaudiness and vulgarity.
Whether you are an avid reader or believe the existence of books is solely for film adaptations, there is a book for everyone. Every topic known on this earth has been written about, including space, bananas, romance, swords, kinky boots, and so much more! Below is a tiny sample to encourage an initial toe-dipping venture into the world of books, or simply a new title for the regular reader to discover.
Images constantly surround us. We are bombarded by them, from the internet, the news, billboards, and our society’s obsession with selfies. There’s no escaping them. This may sound negative, but there are silver linings to this significant rise in images and photography. There is power found in them, from political activism to the preservation of memories. The images that hold this power can cut through the numbing assault of images we receive everyday and teach us something new.
Five quotes that yell ‘Freedom’. I’ve always wondered about it and what it means to me. ‘Freedom’ in everyone’s minds epitomizes something unique. When I was once asked to express my view of the word in Art class, I had decided to explore the path of ‘freedom of the self’. Now I have come navigated along and found myself reciting these from time to time, in times of need. On repeat, I have comforted and rejuvenated myself . “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion “Albert Camus. “At the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy, and your eyes sparkling” –Shanti “Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” Thich Nhat Hanh “Attachment is the root of all suffering” Buddha. “‘It takes getting everything you ever…
I am curious to see how much engaging with the arts can improve our health and wellbeing. Can prescribing patients with art classes help them more then medication?
Buildings constantly surround us and frame our lives, and architecture is the art behind their construction. It is no wonder that architecture has a major affect on our mood and behaviour. “To be a good architect, you need to have a deep appreciation of human character and its capacity for transformation,” says Adrian Lahoud, dean at the Royal College of Art.