Between the long-standing homophobia and transphobia in our society and the increased cyberbullying, the LGBTQ community face unique mental health challenges. Because today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, I wrote this post to highlight the harm of homophobia and transphobia.
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 […]
Health is a multidimensional phenomenon made up of several aspects. Mental health is one of these. This post looks at how mental health influences health.
Music can be helpful for those in recovery from substance abuse. In this post, I highlight some ways that music can assist with substance abuse treatment.
People sometimes come to work with me because they want to improve their ability to communicate with others. In this post, I share a bit about how I use music to enhance communication and communication skills.
Relationships aren’t always easy. In this post, I discuss ways that music can be used to better understand and improve difficult relationships in your life.
Effective communication can be challenging because most of us haven’t been taught how to communicate effectively. “I” statements are one communication tool that can make it easier for you to be heard.
How Would You Describe Your Relationship to Yourself? The relationship that you have with yourself is one of the most important relationships you can have. This is because once you’ve become an adult, you ultimately have the most active role to play in taking care of yourself, as only you are truly aware of the […]
The voice can say a lot about your state of health and holistic well-being without your fully realizing it. In this post, I talk about how this the voice can reflect this about you. I also share some ways that singing, whether alone or as part of a group, can enhance your health and sense of well-being.
We all have an inner critic. In this post, I share some ideas for how to manage that inner voice of self-judgment that can prevent your greater growth & development.