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!
Please join us in thanking Diamond Platinum music producer Denaun Porter for taking an hour out his day to eagerly share wisdom with our Keys 2 Life summer campers. He shared so many “keys” to becoming a successful music producer, that all of the campers…Read More
Our campers continue working HARD on their production of “DARE TO BE DIFFERENT” !!! We can’t wait for everyone to see it in a few weeks!! • • #TheYunion #Detroit #Youth #summercamp #virtualcamp #performingartscamp #virtuallearning #waynecountymi #youthdevelopment #detroityouth #welovedetroityouth #lovingyouthunitingfamilies #servingouryouth #keys2life #Dare2BeDifferent #SummerCamp #MakingItWork #consistency #wordoftheweekRead More
Our campers are in for another treat tomorrow! We have TWO special guests. Multi-producer, songwriter, musician, music director, Detroit native Thaddeus Dixon is stopping by to talk to our beatmaking/songwriting class. As well as actress and Detroit native Chanté Adams talking to our acting class! We are…Read More
FREE summer youth programs in Wayne County, Michigan for youth ages 10-17 years old! Choose from STEM-based activities into an interactive space with our Drone Apprenticeship Program. Or have your youth discover themselves in artistic mediums in Art Expression. Social Media is the future, so give your youth a head start on monetizing it with our social media influencer entrepreneurship program F.I.R.E. (Future Influencers Reaching for Excellence). Kick off the registration process today to see if your child meets eligibility criteria! https://theyunion.org/academy-virtual/registration/Read More
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