“Music is love and love is music if you know what I mean
People who believe in music are the happiest people I've ever seen
So clap your hands and stomp your feet and shake those tambourines
Lift your voices to the sky tell me what you see.”
I talk a lot about living with some silence in this loud, overstimulating world, but listening to music with a purpose or an intention is completely different. Research has shown that different types of music can have a distinct effect on our mood. Music can help improve our overall...
According to the Center for Disease Control, 80% of visits to the doctor are believed to be stress-related. Yet at its root, stress is just fear, anxiety, and worry. Mind-body medicine physician, Lissa Rankin, M.D., suggests that while we tend to view worry, anxiety, and fear as signs of weakness, most of us are perfectly willing to admit that we’re stressed. She even goes on to say that for many, being “stressed out” is practically a badge of honor.
We parade around our stress as proof that we’re busy, productive, valuable people leaving our mark on the world. I to...
Excessive daily stress can create anxiety and be very disruptive to sleep. To help manage stress, stay committed to a daily meditation practice, get better organized, set priorities, share tasks, laugh, and have fun. Here are my 8 simple, yet important, steps to a better night’s sleep 😴
1. Make sleep a priority. Create and commit to a schedule. The best time to go to bed is before 10:00 p.m. and be up by 6 a.m. This can regulate your body’s clock and help you fall asleep and stay asleep during the night.
According to PsychologyToday.com, there’s a growing body of evidence that overstimulation can be a major contributing factor to anxiety and depression. The more noise and stimuli we experience, the more silence we need to balance. Disconnecting from unnecessary stimuli will allow your mind time to slow down, create space, and reconnect you to your to pure potentiality.
Here are my 5 simple steps to disconnect to reconnect:
Turn off your ringer and notifications as long as you’re not expecting an important call. How many notificat...