“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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The Wounded Warrior Project is a nonprofit organization that helps Veterans and active duty service members through a variety of programs, services and events, specifically focusing on wounded Veterans.  From its formation in 2003 to its incorporation as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2005 and onwards, the organization has provided help in the form of prosthetics,…

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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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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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Where Does Your Money Go? At Alchemy Sky, 85% of your donation goes straight to our programming to help Veterans.  For $100, we can send a board-certified music therapist into a homeless shelter for Veterans.  It is a one-hour session with all instruments provided and can accommodate up to ten Veterans. Help us help the…

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How Drumming Makes It Better From Psychology Today: The Healing Power of Drum Circles |  United we stand is a way of life for veterans. When it comes to physical therapy or recovery, the same stands true. Tackling any form of recovery begins with a group mindset, music makes that easier.  According to a recent…

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Imagine you are at your favorite restaurant, enjoying your favorite meal, and surrounded by the people you love when all of a sudden the live band begins to play that one song everyone in the restaurant including yourself knows. You begin to see individuals, separated by distance and life itself bob their heads in unison…

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During this holiday season, let’s not forget what Our Veterans go through in service to our country.  Every day approximately 22 Veterans and service men and women commit suicide.  That is more than double the national rate.  That is where music can help.  Your tax deductible donation will help Alchemy Sky grow its programming to…

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A big thank you to Dr. Kimbery Sena Moore for her article on our Music Therapy program for Veterans.  Please check here to visit Psychology Today to check out the article. Please also check out Dr. Moore’s Music Therapy Blog at MusicTherapyMaven.com/Welcome/ #MusicMakesItBetter

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