Why Your Sports Team's Loss Is Bad For You
Better hope your team wins - otherwise, it might be bad for your health! Learn more about it in this Fiddlin' Mike Ferry Podcast episode. Warning - I describe my love for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels and my dislike for the Duke University Blue Devils in this recording!
It's Never Too Late To Play A Musical Instrument: Unveiling The Health Benefits
Did you know that playing a musical instrument is GREAT for your brain and overall health? It's true. Plus, it's never too late to take advantage of the health benefits of playing the violin (or fiddle) or any other musical instrument. This is a big reason why I love helping adults learn how to play Irish, Scottish, and American fiddle music - in addition to connecting with your heritage, having fun, and joining up with like-minded people, playing the instrument contributes to your wellbeing and healthy aging process.
Can We Get Smarter?
Yes! Regardless of what talents we may (or may not) have at birth, our behavior can help us develop critical thinking, creativity, cognitive function, and on and on. Learn more in this episode. I love the fact that we're not limited by our innate skills and abilities - tomorrow can be brighter than today!