Musical Tidbits

Family dinner time

Family dinner time
Mealtime was more powerful than time spent in school, studying, church, playing sports or art activities. Five or more dinners every week with a parent contribute to academic success, psychological adjustment, and lower rates of alcohol and drug use, early sexual behavior and suicide risk, results that are true for both one- and two-parent families.

Master of Applied Positive Psychology program!

Master of Applied Positive Psychology program!
I am very excited to announce that I have been accepted into the Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program at the University of Pennsylv...

MindTravel by Murray Hidary

I recently attended an amazing musical event called "MindTravel," created by an amazing musician Murray Hidary. He is classically trained pianist w...

Musical Instrument Museum

Musical Instrument Museum
I recently discovered the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona. www.mim.org. This was an amazing visit, and I felt like a child who had on...

Singing and Happiness

Here is an interesting tidbit I recently came across on the Mormon Tabernacle Choir blog:  A study (https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/health-and-wellbei...

First Character, Then Ability

I love the notion of "First Character, Then Ability," attributed to Dr. Shinichi Suzuki. I think that it speaks to looking at our hearts first, and...