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Healing with Music

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10 Ways Music Education Stimulates a Child’s Brain

Music Education Benefits

My guest post today is by Ronald Ross (author bio below). Hope you enjoy! Many educational experts agree that introducing music education in schools and at home have great results in the development stages of children. Music is a universal language and is also beneficial in a child's education. Listening to music uses our entire brain. Hence, playing an instrument, learning to read[...]

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How to Help Your Creative Child Survive High School and College

Important Tips to Help Creative Children in School

I was born a sensitive, INFJ, artistic weirdo. I didn’t play with dolls, I had a bag of plastic trumpets that I pretended to play (no one ever bought me a real trumpet, but it was probably for the best given how annoying I was with the fake ones). Elementary school was a blur. I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, and that kind of engulfed most of my k-5 years. Middle school was an abs[...]

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How Crystal Therapy Helped Me Become a Better Singer

How Crystal Therapy Can Make You a Better Singer

This is a final update to my crystals project! I was going to update each entry, but I thought this would be a nice, concise way to wrap things up. If you're new to this series, I started by interviewing a crystals expert on how crystal therapy might help me as a singer. I then spent a month working with four different crystals each week: Turquoise, Blue Topaz, Citrine and Tiger's Eye.[...]

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I Tried Tiger’s Eye Crystal Therapy to Improve My Singing

Does crystal therapy work for singers? I tried it with Tiger's Eye to find out

This is my last week of crystal therapy! I am now working with Tiger’s Eye, another Solar Plexus stone. If you want to see my other crystals in this month-long project, here are Turquoise, Blue Topaz and Citrine.  Please note: this blog is for entertainment purposes only! I am not a doctor and am not making any recommendations. Even if you think crystal healing isn't real, hopefully th[...]

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I Tried Citrine Crystal Therapy to Improve My Singing

I tried working with Citrine to see if it would help me improve my singing

Alright, I am now into my 3rd crystal, Citrine! This means I am finished with my Throat Chakra crystals and am now working on my Solar Plexus. If you’re new here and want to know what on earth I’m doing, here’s my initial post on why I’m doing this, here is my post about Turquoise and here is my post about Blue Topaz. Before I get into this, I just want to say that this was a rese[...]

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I Tried Blue Topaz Crystal Therapy to Improve My Singing

Does crystal therapy help vocalists? I tried it with Blue Topaz to find out!

Continuing my crystal therapy for vocalists, this week will be with Blue Topaz. If you want to see why I’m doing this, here is my initial post and here is my week with Turquoise. If you're new to this blog, I am just asking that you keep an open mind about my journey here. I have tried other alternative therapies for singers before so this is nothing new for me! I am not trying to sell[...]

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I Tried Turquoise Crystal Therapy to Improve My Singing

Trying Turquoise Crystal Therapy for Singers

I'm starting out my crystal therapy experiment with Turquoise. If you're curious about how I got into this in the first place, here is my initial post and interview about crystal healing for vocalists! Before we get started, I know there are a lot of strong opinions about crystals, both positive and negative (as is the case for any alternative therapy, to be honest). I went into this with[...]

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Crystal Healing Therapy for Singers – Does It Work?

Does crystal therapy work for singers? An expert weighs in

I'm excited to share this new adventure with you! As you know, I'm a fan of trying new things to see if they will benefit singers. I've always been curious about different kinds of alternative therapy, and today I'm getting into a series on crystal healing. Crystals have been used for various treatments and therapies for at least 6,000 years. Almost every ancient culture has used crysta[...]

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I Tried Cupping Therapy to See if it Would Improve My Singing

Can Cupping Therapy help Singers? Find out here!

Cupping Therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine, where cups are suctioned onto the skin for various (but unproven) benefits. The practice dates back to 3,000 B.C. and has reportedly been used by Egyptians, Grecians and Chinese, although most people associate it primarily with Traditional Chinese Medicine. Cupping Therapy is performed with either glass cups which are heated to in[...]

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Your Root Chakra and Music

If you missed my post about why I’m writing about these, check that out here. Otherwise, let’s get started!    Our final chakra is actually known as the first chakra: the Root. You may be wondering, “why did you start at the 7th chakra?” and my answer is that I like going from top to bottom. It’s how I typically do scans in Reiki so it just made sense for me to do it[...]