What the World Needs Now is Love

If you need proof that love and creativity equate to resilience, meet Shelbie Rassler. Rassler is the 22-year-old up-and-coming classical composer who produced, arranged, and edited this viral video based on the original music of Burt Bacharach and Hal David for Virtual Orchestra (1965), “What the World Needs Now.” As of today, over 2 million

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MindTravel: Immersive Music Experiences Outside

Experiences in Community – MindTravel I wept three times on Monday evening. I didn’t know what to expect when I joined MindTravel with the people in this photograph at Realization Point trailhead in Boulder, Colorado. Together, we were a group of strangers taking a unique journey that combined a hike in nature with silence, a

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What Bono taught me about Human Rights.

Who isn’t familiar with the band U2? This is clearly a rhetorical question, given that loads of people know this band that has been together since 1976, producing albums and epic concerts that have drawn people from around the world—and over multiple generations. I’m headed to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where U2 is about to open their “Experience

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How Music and Mindfulness helped me find the Key to Happiness.

Why do any of us spend time and energy attempting to live more mindfully? When I ask myself this question, I naturally gravitate to the conclusion: I want to be happy. Inevitably, I then ask: what does it mean to be happy? Is happiness, like mindfulness, intangible? And if we found happiness, would we even know it?

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