Benefits of Flowers
When I allowed misconstrued masculinity to stifle my artistry but also define my huMANity—I would only buy flowers for my wife, daughter or mother. Now that I’m a comprehensive man of the Most High, I buy them for myself to place in our kitchen.
A recent study revealed that simply being in the presence of flowers was found to elevate mood significantly, measurably increase feelings of life satisfaction, decrease depression and anxiety while promoting positive social behavior. Even the Samurai warriors of medieval and early modern Japan were very fond of Sakura flowers/Cherry Blossoms—and NO ONE dared to insult their manhood (Swipe). The zen art of Ikebana (flower arranging) was traditionally practiced by the samurai as it offered a ritualistic, but starkly personal form of self expression, whose beauty was created with colors taken from the pallete of life!
We’ve partnered with DPSCD (Detroit Public School Community District) to provide summer enrichment programs. This is a snippet of Mr. CJ teaching the kids the art of Storytelling. This is a talent if used correctly can help young people develop communication skills which is an…Read More
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Please take a moment to watch the short video montage of our mentoring and prevention programs at https://theyunion.org. You’ll not only be encouraged but also see why there’s many reasons to have hope for Detroit youth and families! #TheYunion #youth #lovingyouth #youthassistanceRead More
Michigan does not mandate sex education, but it does mandate HIV/AIDS education. If sex education is provided, it must stress abstinence, include information on the importance of sex only within marriage, negative outcomes of teen sex, avoiding coercion, and healthy decision-making, and be medically accurate…Read More
Our executive director Nicole Wilson was honored to be invited to a discussion regarding funding and leadership development challenges for Black-led organizations, and how these opportunity gaps can be closed. Thank you to The Skillman Foundation for hosting this event and Terry E. Whitfield for…Read More
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