“The only thing constant is change.”  Heraclitus That quote is about 2,500 years old but it still works.  Our new normal has come in like a lion.  Things like getting a big hug from someone, meeting up with friends to wax philosophic or finding  a great new hole in the wall bar are scarce these…

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When we think of healing, we often think of doctors, medication, physical therapy and hospital gowns. Although that is the traditional way of healing, some prominent researchers have come up with more natural alternatives. According to the popular newsletter Psychology Today, music therapy allows clients to explore and connect to the psychological, familial, emotional, spiritual…

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Mona Lisa Chanda and Daniel J. Levitin have written a comprehensive paper regarding how music can regulate our mood and physical well-being. Music. They use five categories they look at regarding the power of music. These categories are: (i) reward, motivation, and pleasure; (ii) stress and arousal; (iii) immunity; and (iv) social affiliation. Click Here…

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Going into the studio is always a thrill whether you’re an old pro or a brand newbie.  The week of 12/16, our Veterans Music Project 2.0 went in with two new songs.  Nine Veterans and our music producer (also a ten-year Army Veteran) worked hard for 13 weeks.  For two hours every Monday night, we…

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During our Veterans Music Project, you often see fingers flying across blank pages writing lyrics almost as if they can’t get them out fast enough.  There is something cathartic about expressing thoughts and feelings through words and music.  We are always amazed that our Veterans  wish to explore some of the most vulnerable areas of their life. Who was…

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By LA’RAVEN TAYLOR & VIRGINIA PRESCOTT State officials say more than 100,000 service members from Georgia were deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan between 2001 and 2012. Nationally, about 20 percent of veterans coming back from those conflicts have been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and traumatic brain injuries. Alchemy Sky Foundation is an Atlanta organization that helps people heal…

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Alchemy Sky Foundation has a free music streaming radio page which focuses on the healing power of music.  We have generously received permission by some amazing artists to stream music for our community.  We are grateful for their support and their amazing music.  Their music makes it better. At Alchemy Sky Foundation we believe in…

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Our registration page is live for our Choir for Older Adults Living with Parkinson’s.  Our program is free for all participants.  Registration will close on March 31st.  #MusicMakesItBetter Please use this link to register: www.thegeorgecenter.com/parkinsonschoir  

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