The ART of Being Human in Prison

The ART of Being Human in Prison

I spent the last three days on a Prison vacation. 



A group of 5 of us, working with Authentic Relating International, road tripped down to Pueblo, Colorado to facilitate a 2 day workshop at La Vista Women’s Correctional Facility. Our aim was to teach offenders how to more deeply connect with themselves and others to hopefully have greater ease with reentry or their time inside. It would be my first time volunteering in ARI’s Prison program and as the time drew near, I was sitting with a mix of fear, curiosity and excitement.

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My takeaways from Burning Man, Including How to Make Everything Play.

My takeaways from Burning Man, Including How to Make Everything Play.

I’m back from a week (or 9 days) in the dust! Although Burning Man has a reputation of being all parties and art, it is also a city with many different workshops, events, and volunteer opportunities to fill up your days. Burning Man can also be described as a third party or entity like a trickster house elf, creating magical circumstances and serendipity, while also destroying your plans and bringing up your inner struggles. Ah, what a wonderful place to work on ourselves!

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