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‘Tis the Season


An open letter to anyone who struggles with letting go...  A few weeks ago, I snapped the photo above, outside of my comfy apartment, and shared it with one of my good friends. I captioned it with: “Just wanted to remind you that you are blooming, and I’m so proud of you.” Now, this same [...]

‘Tis the Season2020-08-20T12:36:50-04:00

Musicians Beware: The Danger of Comparison


If you took another person’s strengths, and compared them with your weaknesses, how would you measure up? During my undergraduate coursework, one of my courses required students to attend at least ten recitals or concerts each semester. On a Sunday evening in early November 2014, I walked the short distance from my dorm to the [...]

Musicians Beware: The Danger of Comparison2020-07-15T14:08:16-04:00

But I’m Only Human


We need to give our loved ones with mental illnesses the same love & support we grant to famous musicians. Quite often in my line of work, I am gifted with one of the most incredible gifts a music therapist, or any person for that matter, could receive: a client’s favorite songs. This may seem [...]

But I’m Only Human2020-06-18T11:58:21-04:00
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