10 Ways to Kick Stress In The Butt

10 Ways to Kick Stress In The Butt

When we are stressed, it’s quite easy to develop negative thinking patterns because we become frustrated by our challenges and frequent feelings of being overwhelmed. This negative outlook then makes it even harder for us to manage those challenges and move forward...
What next?!

What next?!

What next? Now what? During a hospitalization of my husband  (including a stint in ICU) and the delay in his chemo, my personal schedule went out the window. I was left asking “What next?” Looking for Answers I’ve learned to look for answers, for...
What’s love got to do with caregiving?

What’s love got to do with caregiving?

Let’s address the role of love in caregiving. I can hear those of you who are professional caregivers saying to yourselves “This has no place. I am to keep these relationships professional.” Let’s stop a moment and look at “love”.    Love is… It is a...
Musician or not, you can connect through music

Musician or not, you can connect through music

One of my biggest joys as a music therapist is supporting others (musician or not) in connecting through music. This is especially true for those caring for those living with dementia. What if I told you all you needed to start was a book that comes with a CD and 5...