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Building Connection through the Power of Music
March 14th, 2023

Having you ever considered what grounds you? How often do we feel overwhelmed and just continue to push through? Last weekend the talented Jessica Zuch shared a video on Instagram the ways to get out of a slump through music.  A little history, I met Jessica in 2014 when she was teaching Intro to Jazz Piano at Capilano University in North Vancouver.  She is a talented musician and a therapist. This video reminded me of the ways that we can use music in so many different ways. This thought by Mary Webb struck a chord Nature’s music is never over, her silences are pauses, not conclusions. A... Continue Reading

Accepting what is…
February 4th, 2023

Practicing acceptance can be difficult for many of us. Because it goes against our natural inclination to resist change and hold on to what is familiar. It can be hard to let go of our expectations and desires. Or to accept the reality of a situation, especially if it is painful. We may struggle with anger, disappointment, or sadness as we try to come to terms with what is happening. But despite the challenges, acceptance is a powerful tool that can support us in finding inner strength in the face of adversity. One way to make acceptance easier is to focus on the present moment rather than dwelling... Continue Reading

February 4th, 2023
Invest in your Wellbeing – with the Lens of PERMA
May 5th, 2022

In what ways can we make choices to invest in our wellbeing? Over the past few months I have been taking courses in Positive Psychology through the University of Pennsylvania delivered by Coursera. Dr. Martin E. P. Seligman’s lectures, videos and research are at the center of these courses. Wellbeing has five elements, which are referred to as PERMA , a theory developed by Dr. Martin Seligman. No one of these elements defines well-being, each element does contribute. Looking at these elements, when they are not present our wellbeing is impacted. In finding new ways to move forward in our... Continue Reading

When to Never Force Anyone to Talk to You
March 14th, 2022

Never force people to talk to you. I’m sure we’ve all been in situations where we’ve been forced to talk to someone. Maybe it was our boss, a customer, or even a friend. Even if you were not forced into a conversation, it’s likely that you felt awkward and uncomfortable when you had to talk … Read More about When to Never Force Anyone to Talk to You The post When to Never Force Anyone to Talk to You appeared first on Made You Smile Back. Originally Published on Continue Reading

March 14th, 2022