Author: Emmanuel Zalikofsky

Using Art to Break Mental Health Stigmas

Credit: Stocksy United In 1855, the Saint Joan De Déu Mental Hospital in Sant Boi, Spain, opened its doors. One would think the town’s short distance to Barcelona, its scenic views of the Parque Forestal del Montbaig nature reserve, and its mountains make the location a hot spot. Its rich culture of art could drag in people across the world, but natives many of Spain don’t see Sant Boi in this warm light. They don’t see the lush nature and history. They only see the hospital. The City and Mental Health Over the past several years, people across the...

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Theaster Gates, the Artist Revitalizing Chicago

Credit: Colby College Potter, academic, painter, sculptor, performance artist, inspirational speaker. What sounds like a list of those attending perhaps a convention for the arts is actually a list of accolades artist Theaster Gates has made for himself. Native to the West Side of Chicago, Gates first became interested in performance and arts at his family’s Baptist church. His passion for the arts led him to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning and Ceramics from Iowa State University. Later, he received a Master’s degree in Fine Arts and Religious Studies from University of Cape Town. His work balances...

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The Dynamic Life of Anderson Cooper

Credit: CNN For years now, Anderson Cooper has provided millions of people with their daily news. His smooth tone, his ability to provide opinions and facts in a level-headed way, and his willingness to express his own emotions make him one of the top journalists in the industry. Be it with Anderson Cooper 360, 60 Minutes, or his Facebook news series, Full Circle, Cooper is constantly working to provide the American public with the informational stories they deserve.   Between his live news shows, travel, and additional television appearances, Anderson Cooper is a man always on the move. He...

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Power Philanthropist Profile: Ronald Perelman

Credit: Celebrity Net Worth For people of business, the main objective is money. How to make as much as possible, how to move it from one place to the next, how to solidify one’s assets—these aspects of business must be discussed and properly handled every single day. But there is another front-runner that may not be as readily thought about as the others: giving back Philanthropy goes hand-in-hand with many major corporations. With so much money in revenue, it is important that companies give back to show their gratitude. This is an integral part of work that Ronald Perelman...

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Meet Miami’s Most Original Medi-Spa That Serves People of All Backgrounds

Health and wellness is a topic that has been frequently covered by the media for years and years, and rightfully so. No matter how proactive they actually are, everyone would like the live the healthiest life they can, be that through traditional diet and exercise, or other modern approaches. Even celebrities have jumped on the healthy bandwagon. Companies have always used the stars to sell their products, but many of these stars are now trying their own hands at wellness products. Gwyneth Paltrow is among these famous few. Her brand, Goop, has received praise for its promotion of body...

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