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 (even the challenging ones) and help develop our ability to be mindful and compassionate. Adam has held workshops on emotional intelligence, spoken at community events about self-reflection and mindfulness, and taken on private clients who seek support.

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

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Adam Ortiz is an artist, speaker, and empath. 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 communication. He is employed currently with Ellenhorn psychiatric recovery program.

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