Music and the Nervous System

From the beginning of time, music has captivated humanity, weaving its way into every culture and corner of the earth. But beyond its ability to move souls and ignite emotions, music possesses a fascinating power: the ability to directly influence the intricate workings of our nervous system. This blog post delves into the interconnectedness between […]

Music our ever-present companion: How music helps us heal

Music our ever-present companion: How music helps us heal From the lullaby that cradled us as infants to the soaring anthem that fuels our workout, music is omnipresent. It weaves through our lives, a soundtrack to our joys and sorrows, celebrations and quiet moments. But beyond mere entertainment, music holds a deeper power: it heals. […]

Moving from survival to living

Moving from survival to living It is a known fact that the past three years have been exceptionally hard for most. People have been experiencing great difficulties and it seems as if survival has become the norm. Survival mode is a phase of life where the main goal is to get through the next few […]

Breathing like the walls do

I recently attended a meditation facilitated by a traditional healer and as per usual (for guided meditation at least) he invited us to become aware of our breathing. This is a familiar space for me. Personally, I am quite comfortable with my breath and am well aware of the positive effect it has on my […]

Gender, empathy, and getting to know our boxes

From a young age we are conditioned to be something to fit into specific roles and boxes. I know that many people are questioning and challenging these societal teachings, but how much of it even lies within our consciousness?

Is Therapy for me?

If you are asking this question, the answer is most definitely yes. Not because you “need” it, but because you are most likely open to the gifts it might bring. Even in today’s day and age “you should go to therapy” is still often used as an insult, we shy away from even sharing if we do go to therapy.

Take your time

Have grace with yourself if you can’t do it all, even with this. Don’t let taking your time just become another thing to tick of on a long to-do list.

Music Therapy centered around voicework to offer opportunity for connection

“The experience of being literally heard and understood deeply, in some personally vital sphere, has its own kind of impact – whether of relief, of something at last making sense, a feeling or inner connection or somehow being less alone or of some other easing or enhancing quality” – Barrett-Lennard

How Humming Helps

How Humming Helps Have you ever caught yourself humming along to music on the radio, or when a song pops into your head? Humming is one of the most natural sounds the voice can make. I have never heard someone say, “I can’t hum well” or “wow you have a really good humming voice”. However, […]