The notion that we are able to take action towards our goals at the start of a specific new time period is commonly referred to as the “Fresh Start Effect”. These “fresh start” moments can also involve recommitting to broken resolutions. Fresh Starts and New beginnings are not always easy to accept at first. For example, it may involve accepting the death of a loved one, ending a painful relationship, or starting a new career. Although Fresh Starts and New beginnings can be tough to embrace, there are positive life lessons that can often be learned. As part of our musical journey today, we are going to hear inspirational stories about “Fresh Starts” as it relates to various areas of our lives.