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 feelings (especially the challenging ones), to communicate our truest selves, and to build better relationships with ourselves and the ones we love. Adam has held workshops on emotional intelligence, empathy, practical spirituality, movement and meditation.

If you need help, or know anyone who does, please look at the free resource page.

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Adam Ortiz is a creative director, martial artist and community speaker. He is the father of Ciro Ortiz, kid-therapist, known internationally as the EmotionalAdviceKid.

In 2017 he was invited to the New York Hall of Science for a TedXTalk on the subject of connection and co-parenting, and holds collaborative workshops and speaking engagements advocating Emotional Intelligence and empathy.

He is employed currently with Ellenhorn psychiatric recovery program.

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