Monday, October 18

Tag: Covid-19

(Mental Health Conversations):  AMERICA PART TWO
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(Mental Health Conversations): AMERICA PART TWO

Editor's Note:  New Jersey socially conscious, mental health conscious trio America Part Two recently released their music video for "Welcome To The Times", which follows up with previously released singles "I Don't Wanna" and "Glaciers."  The aforementioned singles take on hatred, racism and those that are just creeps towards women head on with their emotionally charged lyrics and powerful arrangements.  Case in point, the single "I Don't Wanna" talks about when a woman says no, she means no and that's the end of the discussion.  In this mental health conversation with Madness To Creation, America Part Two members Alex Fabio(vocals/guitars), Fred Rainville(vocals/bass) and Sam Weingarten on drums discusses education, dealing with loss of a grandfather and their music.  Fans can find Ameri...
(Mental Health Fireside Chats):  4 Reasons Why Companies Fail at Remote Work and How to Avoid Them
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(Mental Health Fireside Chats): 4 Reasons Why Companies Fail at Remote Work and How to Avoid Them

Author Bio: Shaheryar provides ghostwriting and copywriting services. His educational background in the technical field and business studies helps him in tackling topics ranging from career and business productivity to web development and digital marketing. He occasionally writes articles for Shireen Inc The COVID-19 situation has led the whole world to start functioning remotely. Due to social-distancing and other rules implemented around the globe due to COVID-19, offices have now started to work remotely, and people are getting comfortable with the idea of work-from-home.  As per stats, despite the coronavirus situation, around 55% of businesses offer employees to work remotely. In the past few years, the trend of work-from-home has increased, and employees find it better and ...
(Mental Health Fireside Chats)  COVID-19 & The Music Industry
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(Mental Health Fireside Chats) COVID-19 & The Music Industry

Editor's Note:  Please welcome Mike out of Liverpool, England to Madness To Creation.  He's going to cover the darker side of music and help with video content!  I am elated to have him on board with Madness To Creation.  Here he is discussing his take with the Covid-19 pandemic and the music industry.  Here is Mike below! Now, there are many that say I’m not qualified to write a piece on this, beyond being a generally angry Northern gobshite, but, as someone who loves music, live music in particular, I feel I have a right to an opinion.   It’s no secret by now that this pandemic is having horrific impacts on the lives of almost everyone. That is an unfortunate given. But, particularly in the UK, there does seem to be a sector that is being hit harder than most; the arts. Whe...
(Mental Health Fireside Chats) “Dozens of Unanswered Questions as a Teacher/Blogger”
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(Mental Health Fireside Chats) “Dozens of Unanswered Questions as a Teacher/Blogger”

I was looking for a fresh start this next school year.  Recently, I felt a much lighter load lifted off of me as I do what I always do, contact my dear friend who teaches in special education.  She said, "You know what, you can look at it two ways, you can either wallow in your self-pity or being the beacon of light that you are in this new role".  I decided after that text message that she sent me, "you know what, I'm going to shine like diamonds in the sky, and make the best of the situation".  Then, Covid-19 happened. This caused my anxiety to kick in.  First of all, I felt terribly for the seniors.  They were missing out on their little rites of passage.  Overspending for senior prom, dressing to the 9's to where the Royal Family of England would take notice, and having those lastin...
At SickFestivals.com, You Can Track All the Cancelled Festivals Due to COVID-19
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At SickFestivals.com, You Can Track All the Cancelled Festivals Due to COVID-19

With the Coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc across the world, music festivals are announcing cancellations or postponing dates on a daily basis. This puts economic strain on not only the performing artists, event organizers, and the teams involved, but also on anyone with flights, hotels, and festival tickets already booked and paid for months in advance, now struggling to get info in time to get their bookings refunded. To help everyone stay on top of things, Slovenia-based music data company Viberate has put together a comprehensive list at www.sickfestivals.com, updated daily. The service monitors around 5,000 festivals worldwide and lets you know which ones are canceled or postponed, so you can plan accordingly. The data is sourced from Viberate’s massive global database of artists...