Learning from Failure

By Tanis Helliwell Some years ago The International Institute for Chartered Accountants asked me to be the keynote speaker at their annual convention. The topic was Future Trends: The New Renaissance. “Great” I thought, “a chance to bridge the spiritual and traditional worlds.” A few minutes into the presentation I felt that I had not captured the attention of…

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Music and Your Brain

How Music Affects Your Brain By Tanis Helliwell I have always been fascinated by how the brain works and lately I’ve read some interesting information that I’d like to share with you about how music affects the brain. Music can directly influence blood pressure, pulse, and the electrical activity of muscles. It may even build and strengthen connections between…

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