Bhutan measures success in terms of ‘Happiness’, not GDP

Gross national happiness in Bhutan: the big idea from a tiny state that could change the world Bhutan measures prosperity by gauging its citizens’ happiness levels, not the GDP. Now its ideas are attracting interest at the UN climate change conference in Doha. A series of hand-painted signs dot the side of the winding mountain…

Transformative Power of Music

“The conductor … depends for his power on his ability to make other people powerful” Sometimes, perhaps a couple of times in a lifetime – if you are lucky and pursue truth relentlessly, stubbornly with the tenacity and rigor of totalitarian regime – you will have found yourself in the presence of a Master, a…

Singers ~ Sing! Musicians ~ Play!

So friends, who listens to “The Blues”? And does it help move “the blues” on from you? You know blues when you hear it, it starts out as gut wrenching depression, loss, raw grief – then somehow the singer – through their experience, voice and authenticity – transforms this muck of human experience into the…