Beyoncé on How “A Little Sweat Never Hurt Nobody”

Though I LOVE to dance, I have to admit I am not usually the “let’s all do the same moves to this particular song” kind of dancer. Perhaps the fact that I don’t learn dance moves easily…ok, if at all….makes me reluctant to keep trying. That said, I have had a lot of fun with… Continue reading Beyoncé on How “A Little Sweat Never Hurt Nobody”

‘Breaking Bad’ on Mental Health and Substance Abuse

I have to admit that I am late to the Breaking Bad bandwagon. A friend recommended the AMC television series to me last summer. (Thanks, Xian!) I watched episodes for Season 1-4 back-to-back to catch up, which is one my tests of the quality of a show, i.e., that is motivates me to watch episodes back-to-back to… Continue reading ‘Breaking Bad’ on Mental Health and Substance Abuse

The Anatomy of an Encore!… and Public Health

Each ENCORE! post starts with inspiration from arts and entertainment. Contributors (including me and soon to be more than me) share reactions to what they have seen, heard, felt, i.e., experienced. Perhaps a contributor read a book with a character struggling with a mental illness or watched a movie in which a character rides a… Continue reading The Anatomy of an Encore!… and Public Health