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

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". . . 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...

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....

“Helping Families Be Happy” Podcast Interview

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[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

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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...

Back-to-School Inspiration: Re-sharing My “Life is Art” Essay from Huffington Post

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To send some Back-to-School INSPIRATION out into the world, I am re-sharing my "Life is Art" essay that I wrote for Huffington Post. ENJOY & SOAR!!! "Each of us is a creator, an artist. Of ourselves. This I believe: Life is art. Every...

My “Harvard Ed. Magazine” Essay: “The Magnum Opus of Gen Z”

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“One of the most transformational journeys in my life began while I was standing in front of a class of first-year college students at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford in the fall of 2017 with a question echoing in…

Pittsburgh City Paper: “The Andy Warhol Museum showcases young voices with Gen-Z Time Capsule project”

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“Andy Warhol made collecting things part of his work, eventually turning the practice into Time Capsules, a project where he filled and taped up boxes with items from his daily life. Those boxes – containing an estimated 500,000 objects – are being opened…

“A Family Poem for the World”: A Participatory Poem-Writing Project

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“A Family Poem for the World” A Participatory Project Created By YOU! Edited By John Schlimm, in partnership with Familius YAY! . . . and our hearts, breath, and prayer became one . . . Be the…

My PA Humanities Council Essay: “Each One of Us is a Grassroots Advocate”

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“Each one of us is a grassroots advocate. Simply put, being a grassroots advocate means that we—no matter who we are or where we are—have each other’s back, in good times and in bad. . . .” To read the…

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