I am so sorry for the loss that the families and community of Newtown, Connecticut has experienced. I cannot imagine their pain. I had a session with a small group of elementary schoolers this morning. I didn’t know what to expect with respect to whether or not they’d be feeling anything in regard to the [...]
I love Ted Talks, as I’m sure most of everyone else does, too. This is a great Talk on autism.
I do have a fantastic love for podcasts. One that has always been playing through my speakers is “This American Life.” I imagine you’ve heard it. A few weeks ago, the podcast rebroadcast the below episode called “Special Ed.” Take a listen.
I have always had trouble listening to music unless it is for a specific reason. Sometimes that reason is for research, sometimes it’s to keep me at a certain pace while exercising, and of course sometimes it’s to change or augment my mood. I came across the idea of creating a “waking playlist” (as I [...]
I am so tired of being sick. I am not able to be as present as I’d like to be with my clients and students, nor do I have energy to spare. Man! In other news: The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (fifth edition) will be published some time in May of 2013 [...]
My husband* and I have just begun training for a marathon that is set this fall. Since I’ve been running outdoors, and with Thomas, I haven’t had any kind of music with me at any time. When I’ve exercised indoors, I’ll have my headphones on, but I hardly ever listen to music. Music feels too [...]
*Whoa. How does a person get anything else done when they’re planning a wedding? Truly, does anyone have advice? I really liked this article. The piece reminds me of a time I’d heard one of my music therapy instructors tell the class that when she had to undergo some treatment in a hospital, she denied [...]
I subscribe to The New York Times Well blog, and saw this article within it: The Faces of Alzheimer’s
I have missed blogging with my regularity this past week, however I am in need of any extra time I can find; I’m getting married next month and I have ohsomuch planning yet to do. So, with this upcoming, life-changing event (a wonderful one), I am going to post to this site only once a [...]