Anxiety can be hard to manage sometimes. In this post I share more about what anxiety is, why you might feel it, and why it might be a greater problem for some people. I also provide a few no-cost/low-cost tips for managing feelings of anxiety.
Adolescence is a time when a lot of things change. Everything seems to be changing. Teens’ brains are one of those things that are changing. In this educational video geared towards teens, I talk about what’s happening to their brains during adolescence. I also offer some tips at the end for how they can better foster healthy connections within their brains.
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.
Kids today face bullying in ways that are hard to imagine. Unfortunately, many LGBTQ students experience bullying. In this post, I talk a bit about the state of bullying against LGBTQ students in Boulder County and the effects that such bullying can have.
The Experiences of Teenagers Do you remember what it was like to be a teenager? I think many of us tend to remember the teenage years as being a difficult or awkward time. It was difficult because we didn’t exactly know who we were, other than we weren’t sure if we wanted to be who […]
Music can support middle school-age children in the development of new skills and abilities necessary for adulthood, while also helping refine old skills.
Elementary-age children are continuing to develop and gain new skills that will help them in life. Music can be used to cultivate and support these skills. In this post I talk a bit about what some of these skills are that children are developing during the elementary school years and ways that music can help.
Music serves a variety of purposes in the early childhood education setting. In this post, I discuss the role music can play in early childhood development.
There is value to music education that goes beyond learning music. In this post, I share a bit about what a person can learn through music.
Different student needs in today’s music class It’s hard to believe that it’s already that time of year when teachers and students are going back to school. I know that every teacher wants their students to have the best year yet, but sometimes a student’s personal mental health challenges or sensory needs get in the […]