Using Songs to Share Ideas or Gain Support

Many songs are just for listening, having fun, and dancing. But many songs which tell a story or have a message can be used to share ideas or gain support, such as in support groups or in counseling. In that case, the incidents in the story or the ideas in the song...

Subject Line: The Resilience of Love

Have you ever wondered why love is so resilient, so that individuals who have experienced the loss of love, often accompanied by intense heartbreak, commonly come back for more? In many ways this resilience in love is like the resilience in all areas of life. It’s a...

Why Are Love Songs So Popular?

I began wonder why love songs are so popular, after writing and recording 19 love songs for my next book about finding more love.. How popular? They are about 60-65% of all recorded songs. In one study, Chad Swiatowicz, analyzed the lyrics of the years most popular...

What Makes Something Go Viral?

I’ve been wondering what makes something go viral, so within a day or two everyone knows about it and is talking about it. Often this seems like is one of today’s modern mysteries. Sometimes the reason is obvious, since an individual or company with plenty of money...