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Music and Sound therapy
What is Therapeutic Music?

Therapeutic Music is not the same as Music Therapy!

The terminology can be confusing, as the words seem interchangeable, but these are very different aspects of healing through music.

Therapeutic music is an evidence-based modality and essential healthc…

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Demi Powell
Reduce Anxiety by 65% in 5 minutes

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.

Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your n…

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Tracy Campbell
What You Need To Know About Sound Healing

Sound has been utilized in various cultures for thousands of years as a tool for healing. Whether through the use of mantras as with the Hindis, the Icaros (medicine melodies) of various Indigenous peoples from Central and South America, or Pythagoras’ us…

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Johanna Barrett
Opera Singer Turned Neuroscientist Uses Music as Medicine for Dementia, Autism, and More

Linda Maguire is an internationally renowned musician with a red carpet career spanning 23 years. She has done over 80 live radio broadcasts, several recordings, and has been a featured soloist at the Kennedy Center eight times performing pieces by Mahler…

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Tracy Campbell
The Power of Music Therapy for Alzheimer's Disease

Do you have a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another kind of dementia? If so, you may be interested to know that music might be able to connect you with your family member in a way that words cannot.

Many research studies, as well as anecdotal evidence, h…

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Demi Powell
The Frequency of Healing: How To Raise Your Vibration to 528Hz

Everything in this Universe, including you is vibrating at a frequency. This is because you and everything around you is energy.

The energy of the Earth vibrates at a 528Hz frequency which is the same frequency as Love, the Universal Healer.

The frequen…

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Ask the Expert: Why Blow the Shofar?

Question: Is there a reason we blow the shofar on Rosh Hashanah, and why don’t we use a trumpet or some other instrument? I know it’s traditional, but is there a reason that the shofar is so special?

–James, Salt Lake City

Answer: Well, I don’t want to …

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Tracy Campbell
Music Therapy May Soothe Anxiety, Pain From Postinfarction Angina in Heart-Failure Patients

“Music can soothe a savage beast,” as the misquoted line says, but new research suggests that music can also do wonders for patients with heart failure (HF) and early postinfarction angina.

In the 230-person MUSIC-HF substudy of a larger music therapy tr…

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Tracy Campbell
Background on Sound Therapy Research

Sound Therapy International aims to raise world wide awareness so that all associated specialties and professions will include Sound Therapy in their recommendations. A summary of the science of the Tomatis method and ongoing sound therapy research is giv…

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Johanna Barrett
Music Therapy to Help Socialize Children With Autism

Relational factors in music therapy may contribute to a favorable outcome of treatment for kids with autism.

It might not surprise that good relationships produce good results, as meaningful relational experiences are critical to us in our daily life. Ho…

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Johanna Barrett
Scientists Prove That Pop Music Can Be Harmful for Our Brains

Research proves what our parents have been saying all along: Modern pop music really is worse than older generations of pop music. Not only that, it has negative effects on your brain, too — if you’re chiefly a pop music fan, you’re likely to be less crea…

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Demi Powell
Singing can help you deal with Trauma

Riitta Excell wore a pair of homemade wool socks: white with red floral patterns and rounded blue toes. Around her were women sipping tea and enjoying plum pastries and chicken feta pie. They wore homemade wool socks, as well.

It was nearly 3 o’clock on …

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Demi Powell
What Classical Music does to the Brain

Chinese researchers report even a few moments of opera produce a thoughtful, empathetic response.

“Music,” Ludwig van Beethoven argued,” is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.” The assertion seems reasonable enough if you consider his lat…

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Demi Powell
Here is how Drumming affects your Brain

An old musician’s joke goes “there are three kinds of drummers in the world—those who can count and those who can’t.” But perhaps there is an even more global divide. Perhaps there are three kinds of people in the world—those who can drum and those who ca…

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