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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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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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Interview with Steve Rees

Interview with Steve Rees Every now and then I am fortunate enough to hear some music and say, “Wow !  Who is THAT !!” And I need to find out more about this person, if only to hear some more of their music. Steve Rees is one such musician.  His calming harp is soothing, inspiring and…

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Podcast Yoga Music and Darth Vader

Podcast – Yoga Music and Darth Vader Here is another podcast in our relaxation suggestions series. We discuss the hand in glove relationship between the physical and mental aspects of yoga combined with the mental imagery and internalisation of the music that often accompanies it. And Darth Vader. Click the PLAY button to listen. To hear…

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Medical Miracle found in Music

Medical Miracle found in Music OK – I need to make this very clear right up front. I am NOT a Doctor. Nor have I had any medical training whatsoever. In fact, the only experience with medicine I’ve had is once I dislocated my toe when I mis-judged the kitchen doorway and I had to…

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8 Ways Music Can Help You To Calm Down and Fire Up – Part 2

Continued from Part 1.   8 Ways Music Can Help You To Calm Down and Fire Up – Part 2   5. Boring Things cease to be boring.  Homework gets done.  The day goes faster. Let’s face it – not everything we do every day fills us with excitement, lifts us up to do the…

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8 Ways Music Can Help You To Calm Down and Fire Up – Part 1

8 Ways Music Can Help You To Calm Down and Fire Up – Part 1   Music has an incredible effect on people. It can make you laugh, cry, angry, happy, sad, joyful, worried, frightened, energetic, calm, at peace. It can make you want to dance, or want to sleep. Music can help you relax.…

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Interview with Richard Goldsworthy

Interview with Richard Goldsworthy   In my internet and musical travels I have been fortunate enough to find and listen to some wonderful music created and composed by some wonderful musicians. Another musician who specialises in calming music has come to my attention – Richard Goldsworthy.  I would like to bring him to your attention…

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Between Music and Medicine

Between Music and Medicine. I can become lost in TED.com .  The incredibley intelligent, articulate and inspring people who share their thoughts and expertise is simple amazing. Here in this talk, Robert Gupta – a musician and a doctor – describes how he chose between music and medicine. He describes the ideas of music being able…

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Waves clouds and all that Jazz.

Waves clouds and all that Jazz. The other day I was watching a YouTube video documentary about the ancient Inuit (Eskimo) people who lived somewhere in Northern Greenland more than 500 years ago. Recently an old grave has been discovered containing the perfectly preserved and naturally mummified bodies of 8 people – all female, including…

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