Updates From the Road: Moments

Nestled deep in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, the day is winding down, I am dozing and drifting surrounded by the sounds of the forest appreciating the moments of relaxation and reflection as I lay comfortably in my hammock on this late summer afternoon. It is mostly quiet here in the midst of the…

What Are We Up to in California?!

Here’s the deal. Back in 2015, Active Minds was selected by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), a coalition of California counties, to promote and pilot innovative mental health programming among students throughout the state. With that, Active Minds became part of Each Mind Matters: California’s Mental Health Movement. Each Mind Matters and CalMHSA…

One Second Every Day

I knew from the moment I accepted the position that going on tour with Send Silence Packing was going to be a once in a lifetime experience. Of course the prospect of experiencing something so amazing made me excited but it simultaneously planted a seed of anxiety. How in the world could I capture this…