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Humidified Air Makes Healthy Humans

Did you know that dry air is one of the primary factors that spurs viral outbreaks? While lack of proper sun exposure and fresh produce are obvious factors in the prevalence of sickness during the winter months in temperate zones, researchers have found that the dry air inside our homes can contribute [...]

By |2020-03-21T16:37:42+00:00March 21st, 2020|Holistic Health, Ohio, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Golden Immunity: Listen to This Meditation to Optimize Immune Function

When we feel afraid of getting sick, we may seek to "boost" our immune system, when that may not be the best way to stay well. Seeking to BALANCE the immune system in a state of perfect order will help you maintain wellness without artificially pushing your immune system toward one state [...]

The R-Evolution is Here, Now

Some of you may have noticed the recent addition of gardening posts here on my blog, or the expansion of my Kenmore Park Garden Club group on Facebook. And, while gardening may seem a deviation from what I usually share about music and creativity, about how to become an artist and use [...]

What’s the Difference Between Vermiculite and Perlite?

Here in Ohio, we have heavy clay soil that tends to compact easily. When we get steady rain - as we often do - clay soil gets waterlogged, and once it dries out a bit, it turns as hard as a brick. None of these conditions are good for typical garden plants. [...]

By |2020-02-07T21:30:34+00:00February 7th, 2020|Conscious Gardening, Creativity in Columbus, Ohio|0 Comments

What is the Best Composting Method?

What is the best composting method? Gardeners have argued this question for many a season, and yet it seems we are left with more questions than answers. Are worm farms better than compost heaps? Are compost tumblers worth the money? What is the right browns to greens ratio? I believe the answer [...]

By |2020-02-06T23:01:13+00:00February 6th, 2020|Conscious Gardening, Creativity, Holistic Health, Ohio|0 Comments

What Do We Do Now?

So, what do we do now?   Yes, Australia is burning. Yes, the person at the helm of our country has bombed Iraq and killed one of the most powerful Iranian military commanders, quite possibly instigating WWIII. The climate is in turmoil, our government cares nothing for representing the people and seeks [...]

Avicii: How Superstardom Can Destroy the Introvert Artist

On the recommendation of my good friend and sister-in-healing Jill Nielsen Farrell, Joel and I recently watched True Stories: Avicii on Netflix. The documentary followed the meteoric rise of the Swedish EDM producer Tim Bergling who began his journey to superstardom at the tender age of 17. From the beginning, this soul [...]

20 Traits of the Introvert Artist and How to Work Them Like a Boss

Contrary to popular belief, introverts and Introvert Artists are not these awkward killjoys that choke when trying to say hello to strangers and secretly (or not so secretly) hate other humans. As an off-the-charts Introvert Artist, I can tell you that we actually like people... really! We just dislike shallow exchanges that [...]

Come Celebrate with Us!

Join Joel and I as we celebrate the release of our new Sanjati meditation music album, Elemental! Enjoy refreshments, door prizes and a champagne (or sparkling water!) toast while you pick up a signed copy of our new CD. Additionally, everyone who attends is welcome to enjoy a special $20 30-minute halotherapy [...]

Why are Musicians so Attached to Their Instruments?

Back in 1978 when I was just five years old, my trusty Gemeinhardt M2 flute left the manufacturing facility in Elkhart, Indiana and went out into the world. It eventually made its way to Ohio, where my parents found it in a second hand shop and bought it for me. I had [...]