Category Archives: Relaxation Suggestions

Relaxation suggestions from Calming Music Weekly

Stress Busters

Stress Busters Stress. It’s all around us. A small amount of stress in some circumstances can actually be a good thing – it can be what fuels us in “fight or flight” situations. Most of the time, however, stress is not a good thing. It can cause physical and mental harm to our minds and…

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Podcast Stress Free Students

Podcast Stress Free Students Welcome to Episode 6 of our Calming Music Weekly Podcast series. In this episode we discuss how to help your child / student with their stresses and worries. Click the PLAY button to listen. To hear more of our podcasts, visit   https://soundcloud.com/calming-music-podcast   or  https://calmingmusicweekly.com/category/podcasts/ Please share this podcast by clicking on the social…

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Nervous ? Moi ?

Nervous ? Moi ? Sitting in the reception area of a non-descript building in an non-descript area of an inner city suburb, my daughter is nervous. Or at least, she is pretending to be. She is not freaking out, not going crazy and not pulling all her hair out…. She is simply just a little…

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Teaching Your Child About Music

Teaching Your Child About Music Are you a Home School parent and teacher ? Or perhaps you might be a parent who simply wants to teach your child about music ? Music soothes the soul and calms the savage beast. This applies to children as well ! Music education and appreciation is VERY important. It…

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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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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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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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Less Holiday Stress More Holiday Turkey

Less Holiday Stress, More Holiday Turkey. It’s that time of year again… you can feel it in the air, on the street, in the car, on the road and certainly in the shopping centres and malls. “Making a List” – yep, done. Frantically rush to finish the multiple projects at work that absolutely MUST BE…

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