18
Apr

Notre-Dame Cathedral – Significance of Fire

I’ve been very moved by the fire that destroyed so much of the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Given this happened during the Holy Week just before Easter, I wrote the following essay and original music to accompany it. Whether you observe Easter or Passover, I hope you enjoy it. I watched with disbelief as the spire of …

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 …

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 …

24
Mar

Colonoscopy Song for Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colon Cancer Awareness month and that means just one thing… It’s time to ask, “When was the last time I had a colonoscopy?” You wouldn’t think colon cancer is something to sing about. But colon cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer. And it’s the most preventable. Singing about it …

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 …

14
Feb

Love Doesn’t Hurt Song – The Sad Reality of Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence

It’s Valentines Day. It’s supposed to be a day of hugs and kisses. A day intended to remind us that relationships are meant to be loving, caring and mutually respectful. Sadly, that isn’t always the way it is. Over the past week we’ve heard of two firings in the White House due to domestic violence. …

12
Jan

Power Down Your Mind

When your mind is racing, how do you power down your mind? You can start with mindfulness and by powering down your phone. Listen to the recording of me reading this post over my original music played by Ben Schwendener. https://drmache.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Power-Down-Your-Mind.mp3 It’s bedtime and you want to go to sleep. You check a few last …

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 …

7
Nov

Your Belly Fat a Clue to Metabolic Syndrome

Are you struggling with midlife belly fat? Belly fat can mean much more more than how you look or your jeans or dress size. Your jelly belly may be a clue you’ve got metabolic syndrome. I’m discussing metabolic syndrome in honor of Diabetes Awareness Month. In the U.S., 114 million people either have diabetes or …

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