Music and Wellbeing
Healing sound and music therapy – What makes sound healing?
If healing sound is not confined to musical styles, from where does the ‘healing quality’ in music originate? In every moment we have the potential to offer healing with sound and music: this is great in theory but what principles apply and how can we put this into practice?
Losing ourselves in the effects of music
“Mourning over tragedies that are not our own.” Oscar Wilde’s ages-old insight into our relationship with music. How can we know the effect music is actually having on us? Do we ever stop to question it?
Cherry ripes, jelly snakes and music – same, same
Going sugar free? Ever thought about the similarities between the effects of sugar and that of music on your body? They may be more alike than you think.
Music – much more than meets the ear
When we understand the power of music and its effect on our body we realise there is far more to discern than how it sounds to the ear.
“If music be the food of love, play on.”
William Shakespeare said “If music be the food of love, play on.” Was he onto something about music’s effect on our wellbeing when he wrote these words?
Addicted to guitar – Michael Serafin
This honest and revealing interview with Michael Serafin gives an insight into life as a teenager, and why and how he isolated himself with music and an obsession with his guitar.
Music and parenting
Rosie shares how listening to music can affect us. In this case, how her young daughter’s mood changed, and how her ability to stay connected to herself and the family was affected.
Emotions in music – Are they so innocent?
Are the emotions in music really so innocent? What effect does this have on our body? Music can have an impact just like the food you ingest in the body – but what does this mean?
The music in the bell-tipped grass
A personal encounter of how one can feel so innately at ease with nature’s music from an early age, yet let this go in the process of growing up.