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Archive for February 2017

What The Heck Is An Alchemy Sky?

Going from “Oh, you work at Verizon.” to “What the heck is an Alchemy Sky?” is a bit of a leap. And no, it wasn’t just that first cell phone bill I got.  (Although they do add up.) When I think back over my life, it occurs to me that music has always made things…

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Healing through Pet Therapy

Did you know that pets, like music, can be good for your health? According to the National Center for Health Research, people who have a pet have healthier hearts, stay home sick less often, make fewer visits to the doctor, get more exercise and are less depressed. Studies show that pet ownership may also significantly…

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Healing for Patients through Quality Music

This week marked the 152nd episode of the all-Wednesday series organised by the Kochi Biennale Foundation in association with Lakeshore Hospital and Research Centre Limited and Mehboob Memorial Orchestra, an initiative to provide healing for patients through quality music. Ghazal and classical singer Prasidh, along with the mother-daughter duo Sheela and Aleena Xavier, presented a…

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Music Impacts Emotions

Music is an integral part of the human experience. Songs have been sung for centuries, and music plays an integral role in many cultural ceremonies, rites of passage and other traditions. Love songs may be enjoyed on Valentine’s Day and stir up strong romantic feelings that enhance the theme of the day. Why is music…

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