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The Power of Using Music as Medicine

October 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Music and Relaxation, music and the heart

Tweet As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, many people have to fight against depression.  At the same time, more and more of my psychotherapy clients prefer not to take medication, if at all possible.  Personally and professionally, I believe that antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications have really come a long way and […]

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Blue Moon: the song was right!

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments · Announcements, music and the heart, Pop Songs

Tweet Blue Moon Lyrics: Blue Moon, you saw me standing alone Without a dream in my heart Without a love of my own Blue Moon, you knew just what I was there for You heard me saying a prayer for Someone I really could care for And then there suddenly appeared before me The only […]

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Gold Medal Winners and their National Anthems

August 9th, 2012 · No Comments · music and the heart, Music and the Olympics, Music Healing

Tweet Are you watching the Olympics?  Today is the 13th day and I’m thoroughly enjoying all of it, but after the races, the games, the dives and the jumps, I absolutely LOVE watching the Gold Medal Winners listen to the National Anthem of their country! So often, these charming young people start out beaming and […]

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4th of July: How important is the music?

July 7th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Music and Emotion, music and the heart, Music and the Mind-Body

Tweet I guess that’s a bit of a loaded question.   Since I am a professional musician who loves music more than the air I breathe and wishes that everyone else did to, of course I believe that you can’t even celebrate the 4th of July without music!  Luckily, I’m pretty sure that many other people […]

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Remember the Swingle Singers?

February 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Movie Music, music and the heart, Music and the Mind-Body, Music Healing

Tweet   When I was in high school, I was introduced to the Swingle Singers, singing their fabulous arrangements of Bach preludes and fugues, Scarlatti sonatas, and all kinds of wondrous musical confections.  Only in my later years have I even become familiar with the music of people like Jerome Kern and even then, only […]

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Creating Love and Passion with Music

February 14th, 2011 · No Comments · music and the heart, Music and the Mind-Body, Music Healing

Tweet Can music actually create love and passion in your relationship? I certainly think so! Almost everyone remembers certain love songs that remind them of the one they love or loved. Music has a powerful effect on the mind-body connection and when things are NOT going well in your relationship, sometime listening to the songs […]

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Why does music elicit such powerful emotion?

October 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Classical Music, Healing Music Travel, music and the heart, Music and the Mind-Body, Music Healing

Tweet This is a deep question that many people ask themselves very sincerely and with a burning desire to know that answer. I’ve certainly asked myself this question many times and am finally beginning to understand some of the keys to the mystery. One of the main factors is your past association with that music. […]

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Components of Healing Music: Instruments

June 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Healing Music Travel, Music and the Brain, music and the heart, Music and the Mind-Body, Music Healing

Tweet Good afternoon and welcome to lesson 7 of “Components of healing Music.”  Today we get to the important topic of instruments! Healing music comes in many different shapes and forms.  Healing music can be familiar, it can be unfamiliar.  It can be soft and quiet or it can be full and swells and lulls […]

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