Raise Your Words

Raise Your Words

I Still Matter is looking for guest bloggers to share their thoughts, stories or poems with readers on our blog. If you are considering submitting something you’ve written email Carmen at info@istillmatter.org. If you’ve never written a blog before but would like to try, here are a few things to remember. 1. Be real. People […]

How Words Can Hurt or Heal

How Words Can Hurt or Heal

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the impact our community puzzle had on individuals who participated. Each piece has a special meaning for the one who created it and each puzzle piece is a beautiful work of art. Here are a few moments & puzzle pieces that stick out in the minds of […]

ISM Meetup Group

ISM Meetup Group

ISM met with a small, closed group recently and here are our creations!Inspiration can come from anywhere. Each participant had a completely different story and inspiration for their art. The title of this piece is “The Bipolar Tree of Life”The inspiration for this piece is the Matisse Embrace. Matisse is a 20th Century French artist.The title […]

Teen Manages Depression With Art

Teen Manages Depression With Art

Hello, my name is Madeline. I am 14, in the 8th grade and I am a passionate artist. I also live with major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. I grew up with an emotionally, verbally and sometimes physically abusive father. I developed my mental illnesses during this time after constantly walking on eggshells. Since […]