Listening to Music is a pleasurable activity whether we are skilled musicians or do not play an instrument or sing. Listening to Music can lift our emotions when we are down, can motivate us when we lack drive, can provide us with joy and excitement and connects with our inner being or our soul/spirit. This post explores why this is possible by exploring 6 different ways our brain transforms sound into emotions. It also explores the consequences involved in losing hearing on the emotions through the brain. It provides music examples for each of the 6 different ways the brain transforms sound into emotion.Read More
Our senses take in so much in a day and it can take a toll on our psyche. Before long, our senses feel saturated. We know the effect this can have on us as we can experience it every day. The post explores the effects of environmental sounds on our emotions, the differences between sound and music and how it affects our emotional well-being and learning styles and its impact on how we listen to music.
I invite you to join me in taking a moment each day to give our senses a boost and to look, feel, hear, taste and smell something beautiful today.
I especially love giving my ears something pleasurable to listen to- MUSICRead More
Having New Year resolutions are worthwhile because:
1. it gives us an opportunity to review our lives at the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual, financial, educational levels.
2. it gives insight into what is working well and what needs to change.
3. it provides hope that things can change.
4. Hope then can provide motivation and desire to achieve.
However New Year resolutions will remain just that unless we set ourselves up for success by correctly setting our goals.
Why not set one or 2 resolutions for your life. Work on them each day for 365 days inching forward each day with some step towards the goal. If every person in the world, set one resolution for the year, worked on it sincerely and achieved it, imagine how much better the world could be.Read More
As we lead up to New Year's Eve, many people take some time to make new Year resolutions. Some make impossible resolutions only to be disappointed with themselves for not keeping it, whilst others make resolutions knowing that they won’t keep it. So, let's think about making a resolution- it is a resolve to change something. It means that we can identify at least one thing in our lives that we want to change.Read More
There is a power to Music that can reach us physically, cognitively, emotionally and spiritually. When Musicians and Singers perform, they give of their gift of Musicianship and skills to you, the listener. The beauty of Music is that when 85,000 people listen at a concert, there are 85,000 reasons for their listening.Read More