Inspiration on Rebuilding America from a Kentucky Rug Weaver

The documentary, America’s Heart & Soul is focused on the inspirational stories of incredible Americans who are doing their part to build a country full of hope. They are interweaving their kindness, resiliency, and generosity into the fabric of American society to create a country for harmonious cohabitation. Their positive outlook on life and focus […]

Uniting America Over Cajun Music & Food

The sights, people, and sounds of America’s Heart and Soul unite to develop the sense of hope that it’s intended to spread. The unique but relatable stories of those striving to be their best selves and help their fellow Americans pull the heartstrings of viewers who are captivated by these characters. Their stories, backgrounds, and […]

What a Sober Colorado Cowboy Can Teach You about Resilience

In Louie Schwartzberg’s travels across America in search of figures that offer beacons of hope, he finds Thomas “Roudy” Roudebush in Telluride, Colorado. A cowboy to the core, Thomas dons a mustache, bandanas, chaps, spurs, and of course, the cowboy hat. His thick drawl will bring a smile to anyone listening.  Sit back and soak […]

Ben Cohen Unites People With Ice Cream

Something As Simple As Ice Cream Unites People At the core of Leo Schartzman’s America’s Heart & Soul is the message that the American Dream is possible to achieve. No matter what adversity you may be facing, if you work hard, have kindness and compassion, you can find self-fulfillment, that will benefit the people around […]

Messengers of Life Meditation

Meditation can help people embrace life to the fullest and turn their inner peace and calm into a place where positive force for change is born. Zen priest Angel Kyodo Williams takes this approach and uses meditation to help create messengers for life.  As a social justice warrior and meditation expert, she helps people channel […]

How Overcoming Personal Challenges Can Inspire People To Become Kinder & More Resilient

Louie Schwartzberg’s America’s Heart & Soul shines a spotlight on Americans across the country who turn the challenges in their lives into opportunities to become stronger and kinder. These inspiring people offer hope for others who face similar obstacles and are looking for motivation against all odds. Erik Weihenmayer exemplifies this courage and strength and […]

Lindsey Stirling. Right Soundtrack for Your Workday

Choose the Right Soundtrack for Your Workday

December 30th is No Interruptions Day. As the year draws to a close, December 30th is often the last day that workers can sit down to wrap up a year’s worth of work. It makes sense that this day was chosen to be National No Interruptions Day. However, it’s not always easy to sit down […]

Inner Peace Meditation

The active mind is like the surface of the ocean with big waves crashing and rocking a small boat in an active sea, the meditative mind is the quiet calm sea that goes much deeper, according to transcendental meditation expert and head of the David Lynch Foundation Bob Roth.  Bob specializes in stress-reducing evidence-based meditation […]

Moving Art Holiday Card

Happy Holidays from Moving Art

A Promise “From the coldest winter, We will discover a most wondrous Spring” –  Best Wishes & Happy Holidays From Moving Art       We wish you and your loved ones all the best this holiday season. 

Making the Invisible Visible: Desert Shadows

“I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams…” This quote comes from the author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in his seminal children’s book The Little Prince. He understood the power and majesty contained within the silent desert landscape. […]

Salmon Journey

Making The Invisible Visible: Salmon Journey

The migration of the salmon upstream is a feat worth spending some time to consider. Not only do these perseverant fish swim against the current of ferocious rivers for miles on end, they are also capable of jumping up to overcome natural obstacles in the water, all in order to continue their laborious salmon journey. […]

Making the Invisible Visible: New Zealand Braids

“Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time?” That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only […]

Harnessing Nature for a Sustainable Future

Save the Oceans? Yes We Can!

Many people don’t give a second thought to the oceans because they’re out of sight and out of mind. The deep-sea is one of the final frontiers of human exploration. We know more about the Moon than we do about the deep sea. As a result, our oceans are falling victim to harmful human activities. […]

How Clean is Your Local Water?

There is true healing in nature. We protect what we love. One viewer described the experience of watching nature through our Moving Art series, a testament to nature’s power to make us defend it.  “I ended up with tears running down my face,” wrote the viewer. “Because of the overwhelming beauty and feelings of personal […]

Reconnecting with America’s Heart & Soul

These days, America seems to be divided. Now is the time for Americans to reconnect and find healing! We are all motivated by our own drive to follow our dreams and achieve our goals in the face of adversity. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg demonstrates this in his timeless documentary, America’s Heart & Soul (now available on […]

Gratitude Lab Louie Schwartzberg

Gratitude Is at the Heart of Thanksgiving

If you’re feeling a bit hurried this time of year, it might be a good time to take a deep breath and refocus. Things can get busy in autumn with the approaching holidays. It’s easy to get swept up in the checklists and the performativity of celebrations. But Thanksgiving is not about checking off boxes […]

The Moon: Making the Invisible Visible

“With the sad and beautiful moonlight, Which sets the birds in the trees dreaming, And makes the fountains sob with ecstasy, The slender water streams among the marble statues.” So reads the final stanza of Paul Verlaine’s poem “Clair de lune,” which served as inspiration for the ubiquitous Debussy composition of the same name.  Let’s […]

Tapping Into Spirituality Through Nature & Art

Tapping Into Spirituality Through Nature & Art How do you tap into your spiritual self? People who feel connected to a higher power or to the people around them are more likely to participate in their community and get involved in political actions. There are so many ways that people can tap into their spiritual […]

World Kindness Day on November 13

Celebrate World Kindness Day on November 13

Kindness is not timid or weak. Instead, kindness is a revolutionary act of generosity and compassion. The first World Kindness Day was introduced as an international holiday in 1998. A coalition of kindness NGOs got together to form the World Kindness Movement, and November 13th is an annual opportunity for people to practice kindness. Reflect […]

Gratitude Meditation

Practicing gratitude and empathy can help build a more positive and peaceful outlook on the world and starting this education young can help families and children with emotional well-being. Educator Hugh van Cuylenburg began studying this phenomenon while teaching children in the north of India. The desert community had no running water, no electricity and […]