Stress to Success

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We all experience stress. It’s everywhere. All one has to do is open up the computer to invite stress into your life. Technology is wonderful but it can be a source of frustration. The secret to maintaining happiness is to learn how to handle disappointments, stress, and challenges. So how does one accomplish . . . → Read More: Stress to Success

Are Your Children Driving You Crazy?

Are Your Children Causing Craziness?

Sometimes children are causing craziness.

I have taught hundreds of children over the last forty plus years, I know just a tiny bit about the way their minds work. Their lives and ours will be a whole lot easier if we can crawl around in their shoes, get into their . . . → Read More: Are Your Children Driving You Crazy?

The Gift of Laughter

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Laughter is truly the best of all medicines.

 

I have the wonderful privilege of working at a local nursing home twice a week, one morning a week doing therapeutic music and one afternoon doing entertainment, playing the piano and the guitar Therapeutic music sessions are centered around a theme. February sessions are geared . . . → Read More: The Gift of Laughter:The Gift of Joy

Our thoughts and words determine our future

Co-create Our Lives

 

Nine years ago, I was working in a local nursing home doing music therapy. At times I’d become become aware of the physical distance between myself and the residents as I would play my keyboard or guitar for them. Sometimes I wondered if they felt uncomfortable when I towered over them . . . → Read More: Our Thoughts and Words Co-Create Our Lives

post partum depression

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At the age of thirteen, I gleefully announced to my mother and my aunt that I wanted thirteen children. I didn’t know about post-partum depression. Both my mother and my aunt nearly fainted. My mother made a comment about not wanting to baby sit. Already in love with music, I wanted a baker’s . . . → Read More: Post Partum Depression: The Down Side of Pregnancy