15 Nov 2010
“If music be the food of life, play on.” ~ Shakespeare
Music’s relationship to brainpower and wellness is truly music to my ears. The NAMM Foundation website outlines the positive effects of music-making on stress hormones, the development of new skills, confidence level, memory loss, self-esteem and overall mood.
To find some benefits of making music that you may have never heard about, read my full post HERE.
Possibly, even more remarkable than all the glowing accolades from the NAMM reports, is how music feeds the soul. Music, the book by photographer and filmmaker, Andrew Zuckerman is sure to be holiday gift hit. In this highly entertaining trailer for the book (via SwissMiss), musicians from different musical genres describe their relationship with their “food of life” ~ music:
Photo from Ben Fink
More econesting music:
Living With Green Music
Oil and Water Don’t Mix (with video)
Dar Williams Talks Sustainable Living, Music And The Book That Kicked Her Ass (Interview)
“One World, One Love” – Charity and Peace In The House of Marley