X. ARI is a female Greek Jewish Canadian queer alt-pop singer-songwriter, mental health advocate, public speaker, and founder of non-profit WisdoMania Foundation from Toronto living in Los Angeles. Her life motto is all about turning “Pain Into Power” through art and self-care. Having comorbid mental health challenges is not her identity, but her superpower. X. ARI’s visceral lyrics transmit messages of hope as often as they ponder tragedy. Her sound comes to life in the middle. Her 5th EP “Anja”, dedicated to her first ever girlfriend, came out on July 23, 2021. Her 6th EP “Pain Into Power” is slated to release on Oct, 10, 2022 in support of World Mental Health Day. As part of her Pain Into Power campaign she will be donating partial proceeds from all merch sales (journals & candles) to Canadian youth mental health network Jack.org.
It is X. ARI’s mission is to use creativity to empower and raise awareness by using her platform to encourage others to turn their Pain into Power by finding their conduit for healing. Her goal is to make a global impact by spreading her message, light, and self-care tips to help heal the world by teaming up with others to make a meaningful impact.
WisdoMania Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit that bridges the arts & self-care to bring memorable and impactful experiences to schools, communities, and events. Their focus is to empower people with creative conduits for healing and mental health knowledge to increase their well-being and equip them with the tools they need to thrive. WisdoMania Foundation does this by curating custom wellness & arts events, offering Songwriting for Wellness to organizations, schools, & communities, and hosting an annual fundraiser, WisdoMania Fest, an immersive mental health & arts festival in Mental Health Month (May). Some of our partners include MTV Entertainment, Spotify, IKEA, MusiCares, NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, One Mind, She Is The Music, To Write Love on Her Arms, & Self-Care is For Everyone. We have been blessed to receive our first donations from Atlantic Records and Warner Music Group.
Learn about WisdoMania Foundation, X. ARI’s 501c3 non-profit, which offers Songwriting for Wellness workshops here.