Posts in Play Time
Music and Mental Health: The Holidays Edition

With the holidays coming up soon, starting with Thanksgiving, many people will feel depressed or suffer from clinical depression. A period that is supposed to be joyful is, instead, for many of us, filled with stressful end-of-year deadlines, memories of loved ones who left us too soon, dysfunctional families, excessive and unhealthy eating and drinking, break-ups, seasonal affective disorder, and loneliness.

Read More
Montreal Jazz Festival: The Summer Gift of Canada

Over the last 7-8 years, attending the Montreal Jazz festival has turned into an annual ritual for me and my family. The Montreal Jazz festival is celebrating its 38th birthday this year and is happening over the last week of June and first week of July. It has been the source of much joy and fun for many, especially Canadians, over national holidays (i.e. Canada Day and the Independence Day).

Read More