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Masking Strengths

Do you ever wonder about why superheros hide behind masks? Okay, I know, in part it is so that the villans don’t know who there are underneath, which could jeopardize their roles as heroes. ¬†Another way to look at it is that it is their way of staying safe, of protecting themselves from attacks on […]

Finding Self: Mask Making With Teens

A few weeks ago I facilitated a mask making workshop with a group of teens at an alternative school. We talked about the many ways that we use masks: masks to hide behind, masks for ceremony and celebration, masks to cover up who we are, masks that reflect parts of self we hope to be […]