11
Apr

Does Your Life Rate an “A?”

Does it seem that life is always throwing a monkey wrench your way? And doesn’t it always seem to happen when things are finally on track and going well; and BAM! Something goes wrong either with finances, love or health, or something else. It can be really challenging to stay balanced when the unexpected tries …

28
Mar

Piano Lesson – A Lesson About Life

The scientist Max Planck said, “When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” That’s what happened to me at a recent concert when I sat just 10 feet away from two jazz piano masters playing on two grand pianos. Sitting so close, I could not only hear their …

21
Feb

Three Times I Laughed The Hardest

If you’ve ever lost a loved one from cancer or a chronic illness, you know how hard it is to see someone you love suffer, and as time gone by, you’re left struggling with what to do with those sad memories. How do you remember your loved ones in a way that doesn’t bring a …

3
Jan

Ready to Turn Your New Year’s Resolutions into New Habits?

Did you make a New Year’s resolution? Will you keep it?   According to a recent Forbes magazine, less than 25% of people actually stay committed to their resolutions after 30 days, and only 8% accomplish them.   Common New Year’s resolutions are to eat, drink, smoke, and weigh less, and make more money. Sound familiar? These …

6
Nov

9 Qualities That Will Improve the Quality of Your Life

It’s Election Day and whatever your point of view, I hope you get out and vote.   I’m reading a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Doris Kearns Goodwin called Leadership in Turbulent Times. It’s a study of four of our greatest presidents: Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, FDR and Lyndon Johnson.   What I’m enjoying about the …

5
Jul

5 Essentials To Remain Independent

I hope you had a wonderful July 4th! What did Independence Day mean to you? Our country’s independence began on July 2nd, 1776 when the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence from England. On July 4th, delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the document drafted by Thomas Jefferson as the Declaration of Independence. Since …

22
May

Adam and Your Atoms – An Original HealthRock Podcast about Health and Happiness

Everybody wants health and happiness. But ever since Adam took a bite of the apple we’ve known we’re not going to live forever. Click Here to listen to Dr. Mache narrate this over a bed of his original music played by Ben Schwendener. But that doesn’t mean we have no control over the quantity and …

16
Mar

If There Were Such A Thing As A Unicorn – Imagination to Lower Stress

When one of my young adult daughters was 8 years old she wrote this poem on the back of a sweatshirt… and she drew the head of a unicorn on the front. There is a lot of anxiety today from the news, the weather, the world we live in. But there is always the magic …

7
Feb

The Seeds You Sow Is What Will Grow – Planting Seeds of Stress Reduction

Do you spend a lot of time ruminating over past negative experiences? According to an article in Psychology Today, when people are anxious and depressed, most rumination involves feeling inadequate or worthless. And that leads to stress. Click here to listen to my narration of the post below about the consequences of ruminating over a …

26
Dec

U Turn

It’s not always easy getting where you want to go. There is lots of rerouting and you may have to make a U-Turn. But it can be easier if you are flexible and willing to learn from your mistakes. Here’s a Musical Musing about a U-Turn. Listen to it with the original music I’ve created …

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