Stress Free Students

Stress Free Students Around the world, students everywhere are dusting off their school shoes, checking to see if their school uniforms still fit and getting ready for the new school year. Summer holidays in the Southern Hemisphere and Winter Break in the Northern Hemisphere has come to an end. Groans from bedrooms around the world…

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If Julia Roberts can, so can we.

If Julia Roberts can, so can we. A number of years ago, Julia Roberts played the lead role in a movie called “Eat, Pray, Love”. It was a great movie (and a great book by Elizabeth Gilbert before that) about a woman who was unhappy with her life and decided quit her job to follow…

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Interview with Jeff Gold

Interview with Jeff Gold A couple of months ago, I had the pleasure of stumbling across the website of Jeff Gold. After a few minutes I realised I had found a VERY fine musician indeed.  So much so, that I spent far too much time listening to the various examples of his wonderfully calming music…

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Video 8 Ways Music Can Help You To Calm Down Part 3

Video – 8 Ways Music Can Help You To Calm Down and Fire Up – Part 3. Continued from Part 2, which in turn was continued from Part 1. The final video in our series, I am discussing the ways in which music can help us to calm down and fire up. Keep your ears…

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Video 8 Ways Music Can Help You To Calm Down Part 2

Video – 8 Ways Music Can Help You To Calm Down and Fire Up – Part 2. Continued from Part 1 Part 2 of our video series continues on from where Part 1 left off. Sitting by the river in Jamieson, surrounded by the sounds of the Australian bush, I continue with my discussion about…

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Video 8 Ways Music Can Help You To Calm Down Part 1

Video – 8 Ways Music Can Help You To Calm Down and Fire Up – Part 1. Recently I was away from my home in Melbourne, Australia, and visiting a little town known as Jamieson. I have mentioned Jamieson before in other posts – it is very peaceful, very soothing and I simply love it…

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Podcast Waves clouds and all that Jazz

Podcast – Waves clouds and all that Jazz. Welcome to Episode 5 of our Calming Music Weekly Podcast series. In this episode we discuss the relationship the ancient Inuit (Eskimo) people had with their music and their deliberate attempts at relaxation and meditation, in what must have been a very stressful and harsh existence. Click…

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New Age Relaxing Music for NO STRESS and detox

New Age Relaxing Music for NO STRESS and detox. A strange name for a calming music video….. In fact, there is no video at all – it’s just the static picture of the happy lady in the green hat. However, the background calming music is very relaxing and extremely soothing. Click the PLAY icon in the middle…

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Nice Non-Denominational Holiday

I’m Dreaming of a Nice Non-Denominational Holiday A few nights ago I was at a local Amateur Theatre – Nuworks – which my oldest daughter has been involved with. She was in a recent show that was put on by Nuworks and with any luck she will be involved in more productions next year.  They…

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The Art Of Stillness

The Art Of Stillness TED.com is a very inspiring place to hang out. Full of interesting and thought provoking speakers, there is something for everyone to learn from. In this TED Talk, Pico Iyer discusses serveral of the ideas mentioned here at Calming Music Weekly. He talks about the concepts of being still, of taking the…

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