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April 28, 2023

Thanks for stopping by Hummel Wellness. We’ll be up and running here more frequently shortly!!! We’re just getting our ducks in a row after taking a little pause and have some exciting announcements coming soon….

This blog will be offering content geared towards individuals looking to make healthier choices in their busy lives, my experiences managing autoimmune & chronic illness and insight on creating wellness in the music industry. As food, health and music are big passions over here.

I’ve had a career in the music industry for almost 20 years, which encompassed many late nights, lots of traveling, crazy schedules, not always a lot of healthy food options available on the go and not a lot of down time.

Along the way, I’ve had to learn some hard lessons on how to make my health a bigger priority and strive to find a work/life balance. As I’ve gotten older and was essentially forced to stop and take a real look at my life almost 10 years ago with having several major autoimmune and chronic illness flare ups knock me down, my perspective on what I valued, made me then prioritize accordingly.

After some major career changes and prioritizing my wellness, I’m grateful I can say I have a job I love and find rewarding, but no longer at the price of my health.  I have a family now and need to be a present partner. I work as much as my body and mind can handle and I set healthy boundaries, plan ahead when traveling and create time for myself to rest.

Join me on my personal journey towards conquering autoimmune & chronic illness, with diaries of my experiences, products & places I’ve discovered, recipes and tips/tricks to making healthier choices at home & when traveling.

As well as check back for my tips on “How To Manage Healthy Living in The Music Industry” with will feature music industry workers, musicians and guest contributors!

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Ways to Protect Your Hearing Health, Featuring Holly Gusnowsky, M.S.,R.Aud

Featured on UnisonFund.ca PLEASE INTRODUCE YOURSELF AND GIVE A LITTLE BACKGROUND I’m Holly Gusnowsky, M.S.,R.Aud, a registered Audiologist and I have been an audiologist for over 20 years (and married to a musician for even longer). I started my career in private practice (diagnostic…

September 6, 2020

Navigating Personal Finances During COVID-19, Featuring Sam Arraj CPA

Featured on UnisonFund.ca The Unison Benevolent Fund understands that the outbreak of COVID-19 presents extraordinary financial challenges for music makers and music professionals in Canada. This is a very difficult time for everyone, especially for those whom are dealing with cancelled performances and festivals to the shuttering…

July 5, 2020

Human Connection

Featured on UnisonFund.ca We may all have a different perspective of what connection means. But in relations to life as we know it right now, we thought it was a fitting time to highlight the fundamentals of what it means to be human and…

June 23, 2020

Navigating Loneliness During Quarantine

Featured on UnisonFund.ca Loneliness is something we all are impacted by at various different stages in our lives, but those quarantined at home without their loved ones or roommates may currently be experiencing intensified feelings of loneliness, affecting all sorts of people who’ve never experienced mental health issues before.  It’s…

May 24, 2020

Prioritizing Health & Wellness During Quarantine

Featured on UnisonFund.ca Quarantine is going to look different for everyone, and what is realistic and accessible are important factors to consider when you’re trying to prioritize health and wellness, especially during these times. We recognize that with those differences still comes one common thread,…

May 3, 2020

COVID-19 Resources For The Canadian Music Community

This is a very challenging time for everyone and our Canadian music industry is facing some incredibly challenging times, especially for many of whom are dealing with canceled performances, and loss of work. We’ve compiled a list of helpful resources for the Canadian music…

March 20, 2020

Health & Wellness at The JUNOs 2020

Featured on UnisonFund.ca During the month of March we’re looking to raise awareness of how you can take better care of yourself during this busy conference/award season. With the JUNO’s upon us and a general busy time with many awards and conferences underway, we…

March 8, 2020