Raising awareness, changing the marketplace, effecting spiritual change - whatever it is that you decide is your thing, go for it.
You can say what you think music is, but the only way it really is, is how people experience it.
Parenthood and having kids puts you in touch with a whole other sort of sensitivity which is nothing but good. You feel more than you ever felt. You feel that vulnerability, but at the same time you wouldn't trade it for anything.
I think if you exercise, your state of mind - my state of mind - is usually more at ease, ready for more mental challenges. Once I get the physical stuff out of the way it always seems like I have more calmness and better self-esteem.