THE SMILE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD (is yours) 3-D

October 8, 2022
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On October 7, 2022, John Schlimm collaborated with Laughing Owl Press in Kane, PA, to debut the first 3-D version of his installation THE SMILE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD (is yours). More than 1200 folks of all ages shared and expressed their feelings...

“How to Start a Conversation with Gen-Zers” — A Top 10 Listicle By John Schlimm

October 6, 2022

". . . For those of you non-Gen-Z adults out there—parents, teachers, coaches, librarians, community leaders, and employers—who may be a little socially anxious or awkward yourself when it comes to striking up a chat with a Gen-Zer, here are ten questions to...

“LOVE YOUR BRAIN!” Art Sticker

August 30, 2022
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For my LOVE YOUR BRAIN! Art Sticker, I went old-school street artist, collaging, photocopying, printing, and cutting it myself. And now putting it wherever and whenever the mood strikes me. Below is a version that you can easily copy and paste into a...

2022 Commencement Address at Northern Pennsylvania Regional College

May 23, 2022

Rise From There! Commencement Address By John Schlimm Northern Pennsylvania Regional College May 21, 2022 ______________________________________________________________________________        THANK YOU!        It is such an honor for me to be here today with you graduates, at this extraordinary new starting line in your lives....

THE BRAIN ZINE: How often do you think about your brain?

May 10, 2022

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month—May 2022, Harvard-trained educator, artist, advocate, and international award-winning author John Schlimm partnered with AllMed Healthcare Management to ask everyone an extraordinarily simple question: How often do you think about your brain? Like really think about that...

THE SMILE ZINE

April 8, 2022

THE SMILE ZINE: Art and smiles should be accessible to everyone is an 80-page Community Art project created by John Schlimm as both a grassroots call-to-action around Arts and Mental Health, and as a visual journey that allows the viewer of any age...

“Helping Families Be Happy” Podcast Interview

February 5, 2022

[video width="720" height="720" mp4="https://johnschlimm.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/PODCAST-CLIP-Helping-Families-Be-Happy-with-John-Schlimm.mp4"][/video]   🌟 I recently sat down with Clinical Psychologist Dr. Carla Marie Manly for her Helping Families Be Happy podcast to discuss The Star Jumped Over the Moon, the limitless power of our imagination, mental health, and how young...

“Raising Up The Imagination Generation” ~ An Essay By John Schlimm

January 27, 2022

Raising Up The Imagination Generation   By John Schlimm ______________________________________________________________________________   Kids born after 2012 are tagged as Generation Alpha—a term coined by Australian researchers led by Mark McCrindle to maintain, as he told The New York Times, “scientific nomenclature” in denoting the...

The Imagination Generation Activity Zine

January 6, 2022

Dear Parent, Teacher, Librarian, Group Leader, & Others: Welcome to the The Imagination Generation Activity Zine! You can download the zine for free via the button below. Kids today, born after 2012, are officially labeled “Generation Alpha.” But I like to also celebrate...

The Star Jumped Over the Moon Activity Zine

January 6, 2022

Dear Parent, Teacher, Librarian, Group Leader, & Others: Welcome to The Star Jumped Over the Moon Activity Zine! You can download the zine for free via the button below. “What is a zine?” You may wonder. Short for magazine or fanzine, a zine is...

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