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Healing Music and Anxiety

November 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Music and Anxiety, Music Healing

Tweet Healing music is such an easy and effective way of coping with anxiety…at least temporarily!  Anxiety is a pervasive problem in everyday life today.   Music of all kinds can have the healing effect that is so desperately needed and it is so easy to use!  This is not exactly news!  Healing music is […]

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Healing Music comes in many forms

September 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Healing Music, Music Healing, Music in the Hospital, Music Medicine, Surgery with Music

Tweet Have you experienced the healing power of music?  Since the beginning of time, humans have been powerfully drawn to rhythm, to harmony and to melody.  The original “music” consisted of the sounds of nature:  waves lapping the shore, the wind through the pines and palms, the babbling brook and the gentle rain. Today, every […]

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Our singing President!

June 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Music Healing

Tweet Did you ever think you’d hear the President of the United States sing?  This is the 8th or 9th President in office since I was born in 1948, and I can’t think of a single President that I have heard burst into song, and do a great job of it!! Supposedly, Harry Truman was […]

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Can music be a painkiller??

June 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Music Healing, Music in the Hospital

Tweet Nearly every day, someone contacts me who is about to go to the hospital for a procedure of some kind. Most of these people are preparing to have surgery and have questions about how they can use music for the procedure.  Patients wonder, can music be a painkiller?  Pain is one of the many […]

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Preemies and the Power of Music

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Lullabies, Music Healing, Music in the Hospital, Music with Newborns and Preemies

Tweet Who doesn’t love a tiny, newborn baby?  The innocense, the sweetness, the delicious smell and sounds?  But if your baby was born prematurely, and survived, chances are that there will be weeks and months and continued struggle, just to survive.   Sometimes, parents know that there is a good chance that their baby or […]

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Music Medicine with PTSD: The Hidden Wound

March 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Healing Music, Music Healing, Music with PTDS, Veterans of Wars

Tweet Men and women who go to war encounter horrors that are truly unimaginable the average person.  This is nothing new.  Wars have always been bloody and violent even thousands of years ago.  In my parents generation, they saw the horrors of mustard gas and bombs of World War I.  My own father fought in […]

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Music and the Super Bowl: Revisited

January 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Healing Music, Music Healing, Music Review

Tweet I know what you’re thinking:  what in the world does music have to do with the Super Bowl??  Well, in my mind, of course, everything has to do with music!  When I think of the Super Bowl, the questions that come to mind are: Who’s singing the National Anthem? Who will perform  the half-time […]

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National Music Therapy Conference coming to Louisville!

November 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Music Healing

Tweet The profession of music therapy has recently grown by leaps and bounds in KY, thanks to the pioneering work of Dr. Barbara Wheeler, who came to the University of Louisville in 2000 and started the first degree program in the state of KY, at the University of Louisville School of Music.  For decades before that, […]

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