Why Some People Don’t Like Music

Have you ever wondered why some people just don't seem to like music? Musical anhedonia is a brain condition that causes people to feel apathetic toward music, or even to dislike it outright. About 3-5% of the population experiences music anhedonia, and this means the reward centers in their brain are not [...]

A Music Meditation for Greater Life

Life. The energy that animates us, the spark that enlivens us, the light of our awareness. If Love is the ground of all being, then Life is what springs forth from that fertile matrix to create All That Is. It's easy to forget that we are alive. That sounds strange, does it [...]

Black Lives Matter: My Stand on Race Relations

In light of the tragic death of George Floyd - the latest in an unfortunately long line of wrongful deaths at the hands of institutional racism - I feel the need to make a clear statement about who I am and what I stand for. Through my groups Tingari and Sanjati and [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

How Five Minutes Can Change Your Life

Click to watch! I caught up with a delightful friend I hadn't seen in a long time the other day, Lori Fiebig. She has become a health coach, and I am just tickled pink! We met up and had a chat on Facebook Live about meditation and breathing techniques, and how the [...]

Are You Afraid to be Happy?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aH-I7V2kUug Many creative and artistic people have a tendency to become overly identified as dark, brooding characters. We can easily get locked into a very narrow band of emotions if we believe it is who we are. Are you pushing away joy because happiness is in conflict with the dark avatar [...]