7 WAYS TO HELP YOU SLEEP

USUAL AND UNUSUAL WAYS TO BETTER SLEEP Make a worry list. Put the list in an imaginary balloon and release it. (Don’t worry, you can get it back in the morning if you still want it!) Curl your toes up then relax them. Establish a ritual, so your brain and body knows...

MUSIC CAN BE CATHARTIC

Our reaction to music isn’t always “joyful” pleasure. One evening, Hector Berlioz, a French composer, started sobbing loudly at a concert. The person sitting next to him asked if he wanted to go out to the lobby. Berlioz replied, “What?! Do you think I come here for...

HOW TO GET YOUR BABY TO SLEEP

Establish a Routine at Bedtime and Be Consistent. Sing lullabies, give your baby a bath or read a book.  The routine helps the baby relax, feel safe, and is also a signal that it’s time for sleep. Use the Same Music Each Time You Put Your Baby to Sleep When a soothing...

IS MUSIC THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE?

MUSIC, THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE “Music is the universal language” has become a standard phrase, almost a cliché. A more fitting description may be, “Music is the universal energy or vibration.”  No matter what phrase we use, music can unite, crossing boundaries,...

MUSIC HELPS TO EXPRESS FEELINGS

Music Engages people in Ways that Words Can’t. Music, whether listening or performing, has qualities that allow us to express ourselves in a non-verbal way. Often we are at a “loss for words” and can’t seem to describe our experiences. When emotions are pent up or...

THE 7 WONDERS OF MUSIC

The Power of Music Music is mind-altering, legal and free or low-cost, and has no negative side effects. Music can help in healing, change your mood, help you get to sleep, increase your brain power and make you forget your troubles.  I can think of at least 7 wonders...