• Art Therapy:  Card Making Video from the University of MIchigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
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    Art Therapy: Card Making Video from the University of MIchigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

    (soft guitar music) – I’m Margaret Nowak, and I’m an Art Therapist and I work at the U of M Comprehensive Cancer Center, and I provide art therapy services for patients who are here at the Cancer Center. What we’re gonna do today is we’re going to create some collage greeting cards and these cards can be made with a variety of materials. Here’s a couple of examples of cards that I’ve made. This one has a button on it, this one has a little charm on it. You can see I’ve just used small pieces of paper, which means that the paper you buy can go a really long…

  • GFA 2015 – Art Van Furniture 68 Day Challenge
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    GFA 2015 – Art Van Furniture 68 Day Challenge

    68 days. It’s nine and a half weeks. 632 hours. And in 68 days, you can make signficant lasting changes in your life. Like eating healthier, stop smoking, even learning how to play the piano. At the start of every year, Art Van launches the 68 day challenge to inspire everyone to make changes in their personal or professional lives. Why 68 days? Because we find that by focusing on that first 20 percent of every year, we create new habits and get the momentum to have our best year yet. And it’s working. Check out these personal accomplishments. My 68 day challenge goal was lose 30 pounds and I…

  • Art Therapy Offers Relief Through Expression
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    Art Therapy Offers Relief Through Expression

    (tranquil music) – Art therapy is a process that gives people an opportunity to use art as a means to express themselves, to solve problems, to connect with insights that may be part of their unconscious and not readily accessible to them. It gives people an opportunity to use both verbal and nonverbal expressions. But for many people particularly patients with a cancer diagnosis it can be very difficult to talk about how they’re feeling. So art gives them an opportunity to express what’s going on for them. The benefits of art therapy are pretty wide ranging depending on the needs of the person. But they can be as simple…

  • Art Therapy Demonstration: Wish Doll
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    Art Therapy Demonstration: Wish Doll

    [ Music ]>>[Background music] I’m going to demonstrate how to make a wish doll. There are lots of different names for these; Some people talk about them in terms of African ancestor dolls or totem dolls; you might even refer to them as voodoo dolls, but there are lots of different names. In order to make these dolls, the types of supplies that you’ll need are actually pretty few. You’ll need a square piece of material, and it can be any kind of material, as small as 8 by 8 inches up to 12 by 12 inches, and it can be as colorful as you’d like it, and you might…

  • Mystery Artifact at the Michigan Historical Museum
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    Mystery Artifact at the Michigan Historical Museum

    this is our wooden whatsit we really have no idea what it is it has a handle here on the end the handle goes about 3/4 of the way up so you think the handle was meant to carry the weight of the entire object there's no doors to get into the thing none of the pieces slide or move so we really have no idea what it is it's almost a mirror image on the other side if we flip it over you can just see a lot of them you can see a lot of the little circular wood pieces that are nailed on and apparently come off…

  • Speciation Artisan Ales - Common Descent Lime and Orange Zest
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    Speciation Artisan Ales – Common Descent Lime and Orange Zest

    hey friend chomping draft therapy Heerlen today's review for you ich bin ein Berliner common descent is a 3.8% Berliner Weisse from speciation artisan ales in Comstock Park Michigan on my most recent live stream one of the questions that came up was what's my favorite style or what's my current favorite style now I've been a pretty solid stout and porter fan for quite a long time but I'm starting to lean into these beginner Sauer Styles like goes' and Berliner vices and if you're gonna travel down that sour Road you're gonna run into speciation at some point or another now today I've got the lime and orange…

  • Bark Lord Day not Dark Lord Day at Transient Artisan Ales
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    Bark Lord Day not Dark Lord Day at Transient Artisan Ales

    you so to kind of tell you guys what's going on a day I am in Bridgman Michigan there's a big beer release at transient artisan ales here in Richmond I've been here before I love this place they do a beer named after their dog he's five years old so his fifth year that you really see a stout a breakfast out called Buckley so releasing some variants of that today they also have a couple barrel aged versions of it I was really excited to get over here I underestimated already yet again I have failed at a release I underestimated like what would be here it's like…

  • Chevrolet Advertising Commercials (1955)
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    Chevrolet Advertising Commercials (1955)

    prescription for travel it's the new motor amick Chevrolet more than a new car a new concept of low-cost motoring a revolutionary new ride only the new Chevrolet has new Glide ride front suspension that absorbs road shocks a new anti dive braking control for heads up stops you power with the new Chevrolet Falcon head turbo fire v8 engine and two new blue flames sixes new touchdown overdrive gives greater driving flexibility and far greater gas savings and new show car styling lets you travel proudly in the new Motorama Chevrolet with perfect timing Chevrolet introduces the new motor Amex Chevrolet what's new everything new so car styling three…