Category Archives: Relaxation Suggestions

Relaxation suggestions from Calming Music Weekly

Calming Music for Anxiety

Calming Music for Anxiety, Panic and Stress Soundcloud is a wonderful place.  Soundcloud, in my opinion is to audio as Youtube is to video. The other day I was just having a play with Soundcloud and I made what I suspect will be a very relaxing and calming discovery. Jon Brooks appears to be a musician…

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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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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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Nature Beauty Gratitude

Nature Beauty Gratitude Here is another inspriring TED talk worthy of your valuable time. In it, Louie Schwartzberg discusses the sheer beauty of nature and enhances his words with his amazing time lapse photography.  Then he shows a very short film he has been working on – again with profound but simple narration behind his visually…

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Relax Its Only Halloween

Relax – It’s Only Halloween. Boo !!! <insert mental image of a wicked laugh here, or press play> http://mobilegratuit.fr/sonneriemp3/Devil%20Laugh.mp3   Sorry if I frightened you. Here at Calming Music Weekly we are not usually in the business of scaring people. Apart from my rather lame jokes, we usually try to keep everyone on a nice, calm…

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How to Breathe

How to Breathe As mentioned a few weeks ago, I recently discovered a wonderful blog called ZenHabits.net . Leo from ZenHabits.net has some fascinating posts about stress, calmness, wellbeing, maintaining a sense of self and seeing the world in a different way. Here is another post that Leo has written. ====================================================== Your day is getting hectic,…

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