Surprise! How changing up your routine can yield more pleasure.

Surprise! How changing up your routine can yield more pleasure.

I can’t believe how many places we hear about the benefit of routine from. We get inundated with ‘How to organize your life’ messages and ‘plan your self care routine’ ads. That’s great and all, but what about spontaneity? Surprises? Just switching your plans cause you feel like doing something else in the moment?

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The Intimacy of Making Music

The Intimacy of Making Music

So I was recently inspired to write about the intimate act of making music. When people make music together, they really have to listen and be present to each other in an intimate way.

I recently attended a phenomenal concert, where the musicians were improvising with each other, leading and following in a seamless display of artistry and I would have to call it respect.

No one musician was overpowering, no one was always taking the lead, no one felt unseen or unheard, they moved together in a breathtaking display of what humans are capable of when we really work together.


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