TAG: meditation

Managing the Downturns: 4 Happiness Strategies for Coping with Challenge


” Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon This summer, I planned to take it a bit easier. I scheduled a few teaching engagements, intended to concentrate on the piano, and planned a trip to California to meet my new baby grandson. The rest of the time was going to be devoted to …

Cultivating Long-Term Happiness through Meditation : A Skeptics’ Guide to Meditation for Music Entrepreneurs


My last two posts on happiness practices showed how to cultivate optimism and build social support. Here’s another great way to build long-term happiness: meditation. This week, I am happy to share an infographic on the benefits of meditation called The Skeptics’ Guide to Meditation, created by the website happify.com and Dan Harris, author of 10% Happier. I have flirted …