Compassion fatigue can be a serious problem in healthcare as it affects both the provider and the person receiving care. Yet, it can be managed and treated. Learn more about compassion fatigue in my latest post.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Because of this, I’m challenging myself to write a post every week on a different topic related to mental health. Last week I wrote about how your mental health can affect your overall health through your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. This week I’m looking at how music therapy can […]
Culturally competent care is important in health care. Music therapy is uniquely well-suited to be practiced in a culturally competent way.
Adding More Stress Management Tools to Your Toolbox Welcome to the third video in the “Managing Holiday Stress” series. In this series I’m sharing with you different stress management tools so that you can make it through the holiday season healthy and sane. If you haven’t yet seen the previous two videos, you can find […]
Just Sing, Sing a Song… We could all use a little lift sometimes. Whether the boost you seek is mental, physical, emotional, spiritual, or even intellectual, you may well find you have the perfect instrument at hand: your voice. What’s more, you’re already versed in how to begin using it. All you need for first […]
Sounding in a New Year of Community Wellness Groups I think that many would agree that 2016 has been a challenging year. As we get closer to the end of the year, your thoughts may be trying to figure out ways that you can make 2017 a better one for you. You want to feel […]
This past session of early childhood music classes had a deep impact on me as I feel myself coming more into my own as an early childhood music instructor. With the holiday break before winter session, I am left reflecting on the growth that happened in the classes. With each new class, I find that […]