A colorful sleep
Protecting me from nightmares
In my flower bed
— CIRO ORTIZ, EMOTIONAL ADVICE KID

Make Your Medicine is a collaborative project that seeks to explore our experience and feelings, our relationship with our minds and bodies, as well as between individual people. Adam has held workshops on emotional intelligence, communication, practical spirituality, Qigong movement and mindful meditation all over New York City, and internationally via MYM and Emotional Advice Kid.

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Adam Ortiz is a creative director, martial artist and community speaker. He is the father of Ciro Ortiz, known internationally as @EmotionalAdviceKid. He is currently working through an MSW program at University of Buffalo.

In 2017 Adam was invited to the New York Hall of Science for a TedXTalk on the subject of connection and co-parenting, and works advocating the values of self awareness and practical spirituality.

He is employed currently with Ellenhorn psychiatric recovery program.

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