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Enjoy The Holidays – Helping Yourself And Others


I found a few practical helpful articles that I'd like to share with you about mental illness and the holidays, dealing with death at the holidays, and simple ways to enjoy the holidays. We all have different needs throughout the year and these tend to get highlighted during the holidays. Hope you find some good takeaways here.

Helping Someone With Mental Illness Through The Holidays - Chances...
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Family Traditions And Rituals – More Than Just Family Fun

The fall is my favorite time of the year.  It's not just the beautiful colors or the change of weather - it's the family traditions that get me charged up.  It's more than just fun, it's part of the fabric of my family.  Let's take a closer look at how your family traditions make your family stronger and healthier.

Family Rituals Keep People Going During Tough Times

College football, family birthdays,...
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Music Education Helps Kids' Brains With Sound Stimuli


I was in several music classes when I was in school.  One of the most frustrating things for the teacher had to be chatty students in class.  If the whole point of your activity is to work with sound, distracting and noisy conversation is about the last thing you want.  Music educators, I'm sorry.  It looks like your profession actually helps kids communicate even better.
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Give Your Kids A Legacy Of Music



Want to leave a legacy to your children?  Teach them to appreciate and love music  — your music.  Yep, you may need to shell out a little dough for an mp3 player or some music lessons.  But you will undoubtedly be passing on something very personal to you.  Even better, your kids will have their own perspective and appreciation for music as the years pass.

Since I've roamed the planet a few...
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