How to Be: Three Life-Changing Lessons from a Remarkable Woman

Rachel Beohm
7 min readJul 6, 2022

With these three attributes, you can navigate life with grace and charisma.

About a month ago, I lost my mentor and dear friend, Mary Kogen. Mary was, on the surface, my college piano and pedagogy teacher. She taught me technique and chord progressions, how to break the binding of your music so it would lie flat (I was horrified), which Chopin piece to…

Rachel Beohm

Exploring relationship skills, communication (especially nonverbal), and how to live a full life. Promoter of kindness, gratitude, and joy.