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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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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Blogging for Fun or Profit

Blogging for Fun or Profit It is a curious thing, this blogging caper. Writing about stuff, recording audios, recording videos, sharing posts on Twitter, Facebook, Youtube – trying to get your voice heard above the noise. These days, every man and his dog has a blog.  Even cats have blogs.  Some blogs are gems, most…

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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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Featured Musician Steve Rees

Steve Rees – Post Falls, Idaho, USA. Harp. Steve Rees plays the harp.  And, wow, his skills and music are simply breathtaking. Steve discovered the calming effects his harp and his music had on people almost by accident.  As a registered nurse, he spent much of his day working with sick and worried patients. “I…

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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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