7 Keys to Serenity

 Double Award-winning Finalist

2017 Body, Mind, Spirit Book Awards

2017 International Book Awards

Categories: Health & Motivational Self-Help

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Dr. Kathy Graham

“7 Keys To Serenity is a beautiful moving journey into the core of what it means to be a healthy, peaceful, and loving human being.  Serge Mazerand has cleverly woven the notion of holistic self-care, with the idea that this life we live, is an ongoing musical composition.  For the parts that we have control over, we are the composers and the conductors of our health and of our life.  As a naturopathic physician who has practised whole-person-centred- medicine for many decades now, I highly recommend reading this book for those interested in moving toward a life filled with vibrant health, loving relationships, synchronicity, and hopeful possibilities…”

Author Michael J. Roads

“7 Keys to Serenity by Serge Mazerand is a beautiful and skillful blend of practical advice for your spiritual path following the theme of music and flow. I am no musician, but I am very familiar with the flow of life. Harmony is balance, and balance is our place of greatest potential. This very worthwhile book is about creating harmony within. Personally, I was enchanted with the style and brief, but very interesting story of the author, told in a series of Interludes. I thoroughly recommend this charming and thoughtful book.”

Dr. Marlowe Haskins

“Serge Mazerand has intricately explored and explained the deeper and essential components of living a whole life. The parallels he draws to music are thought provoking. I would recommend this book to those wanting to understand and live a fuller and more meaningful life.”

Maestro Leslie Dala

“In his book, 7 Keys to Serenity, author Serge Mazerand offers the reader a guide to finding contentment and inner peace using his love of music as a metaphor. Mazerand is himself a gifted pianist and composer and makes striking parallels between the act of living one’s life and the act of creating a beautiful piece of music–– from the structural considerations of pause and breath to the act of balancing through harmony and discipline through conducting one’s self. Sprinkled throughout with personal anecdotes of a wide ranging variety, Mazerand takes us on a spiritual quest which is both challenging and daunting but ultimately rewarding and challenges us to find our inner strength and self with using the power and beauty of music as a guide. This is a rare and unique book which will speak to anyone with an open mind.”

Awareness & Self-Care

In a world of massive disruption and distraction, of obsessive connection to the internet and to our devices, ironically, we have come to lose the most important connection: the relationship with our essential self. In subtle and less subtle ways, this disconnect...
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Authentic Happiness ( cont’d )

TRUE HAPPINESS = SELF-LOVE = SELF-CARE It may sound selfish to be talking of self-love. Yet it isn’t at all. Here is why: only when we love ourselves do we take care of ourselves and only then can we take care of others. Let’s use a metaphor that illustrates this...
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What is authentic happiness?

To ask such a question implies that there is false happiness. And I would indeed argue that there is: an episodic, circumstantial happiness, based on external factors such as other people and things. Ask a hundred people around you how they would define happiness and...
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We are the alchemists of our lives

  How to become the alchemist of your life. In the previous two articles, in my musical perspective on life, I have shared with you how awareness empowers us to attune to our internal music and how our belief system determines the music we play. Let us now see...
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Belief: the key to your mental notes––Magazine article

  In my first article, “A musical perspective on life” I invited you to become the conductor of your personal orchestra––the thirty-five trillion or so musician-cells that play the sacred music of your life. We saw that awareness, the art of listening, is truly...
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Life is all about music––magazine article

Here is an article I wrote for Okanagan Health Magazine and for Trifecta in Calgary, Alberta. How does this resonate with you?

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Writing 7 Keys to Serenity:  How it all began…

Why, to begin with, would an improvisational pianist and composer of healing music want to write words instead of notes? Shouldn’t the music be left to do its magic? I asked myself these questions many times and had to conclude that,at some point, we need to go...
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Healing the world—Healing Earth

The eruption of violence we see befall the world calls for us to pause and reflect on what we have become, as individuals and as a society. It should also awaken us to make important, mindful choices as to how we can contribute, on a personal level, to change things....
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The healing power of music

“Every disease is a musical problem, its cure a musical solution” ~Novalis      How could one be so bold and reduce all illness to a musical issue? In fact, what the 18th century german poet meant to convey in such an inspiring manner was that every disease is a...
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Interview on Solo in the City

Here's a lovely and interesting conversation with Love coach Cheryl Besner and co-host Ramona Meghdadi on creating harmony within relationships. Have a listen: Une belle conversation avec Cheryl Besner et Ramona Meghdadi sur SOLO IN THE CITY...Montreal. Comment créer...
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WGEM interview with Greg Gawronski

Cool conversation with Greg in Quincy Illinois! Have a listen:
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7 keys to Serenity featured on Brit+Co

  Creativity A Composer Explains Why Music Can Help You Feel Happier Krista Gray Jul 21, 2017 Have a peek! Brit +...
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Interview with Orv Graham on WEZC’s “Sunday Morning Easy”

Great conversation with acclaimed host Orv Graham. Have a listen:
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Interview with CICK 93.9 “Fireside”

Interesting conversation with host Genevieve Gilbert in the Smithers "Train Car"...Genevieve and I talk about topics such as anxiety, creativity and discipline...and how we can ultimately create authentic happiness in our lives. Have a listen here: Serge...
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Interior Wellness Interview

Honoured and delighted to have had a great interview/conversation with graceful host Elizabeth Beeds of Interior Wellness Magazine. Listen here
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iHeartRadio Interview

My interview with host Lee Sterry from CKTB iHeartRadio, Niagara. Listen Here
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CBC Kamloops interview

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Live Interview at CFJC Kamloops

7 keys to Serenity is getting more attention! Here is my interview with CFJC host Susan Edgell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E27fzML68oU
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7 keys to Serenity––A best-seller in the making?

Well, these are exciting times. The butterfly has at long last emerged from its cocoon and has taken flight. I have received my first copies and started giving interviews as well as staging a few soft-launching events. I am comforted and so grateful to hear the first...
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