Musical Creativity

Musical Creativity

Where words fail, music speaks. Hans Christian Anderson (Danish author, 1805 – 1875) Music is a safe kind of high Jimmi Hendrix (American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter, 1942 – 1970) The ability to make music is a peculiarly human skill. True, other animals...
Appreciating yourself and others

Appreciating yourself and others

Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. André Gide, French author and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1947. When you think about who you are, do you feel happy and satisfied? Do you feel neutral? Or do you feel highly critical? It’s normal to...
Connecting with Nature

Connecting with Nature

For many of us living a life surrounded by bricks, asphalt and concrete is very familiar. But then we get out into the countryside, or sit in a park under a tree, and somehow it feels like we can breathe more easily, and our worries are not so weighty. The term for...
Exercise Yes you can!

Exercise Yes you can!

Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away Paul Terry, cartoon animator (1887 – 1971) Our bodies are built to move. But many of us work in jobs that encourage us not to. Unfortunately, low levels of physical activity are associated with higher...