Emotions, Anxiety and Mood

the connection between music and stress

Cue the Tunes: How Music and Stress are Connected

Almost from the time you’re born, music plays an integral role in daily life. Parents sing their newborn infants to sleep; special songs are an essential elements of special occasions from holidays to birthdays to weddings to funerals; background music enhances meals, shopping, and entertainment; fitness classes use music to create energy. It’s almost impossible […]

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9 Natural Ways to Ease Anxiety

Do you have any friends who haven’t talked about feeling anxious at one time or another? If so, I’d be surprised! I don’t know anyone who has never experienced anxious feelings along with physical symptoms – a rapid heartbeat and sweaty palms before a presentation or a rush of “what if” questions flooding their mind […]

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surprising sources of stress

Surprising Sources of Stress

I remember back in 1983, when Time Magazine called stress the “Epidemic of the 80’s” in a cover story. I was so excited to see that Time Magazine, a popular and accepted news source, was talking about something the medical profession rarely recognized back then. With more than 30 years of wisdom since, not much has changed in […]

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