Music Therapy: Sound Medicine for ADHD

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Music Therapy: Sound Medicine for ADHD

Take note: music therapy builds better focus, self-control, and social skills in people with ADHD. Plus, you can incorporate these therapeutic benefits into day-to-day life for free — and that’s music to our ears!

“Nothing activates the brain so extensively as music,” said the late Oliver Sacks, M.D., neurologist and author of  Read more

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A good winter practice

A good qigong exercise for winter is going to sleep early. It helps to not have unnatural lighting after the sun goes down, and not have electronic screens that we look at. Without those things, the brain senses that the day is over due to the darkness, and our bodies naturally produce melatonin, which causes us to become drowsy at the correct time.

While it’s very challenging in our society to go without screens after nightfall (and also very boring for us), it can be fine to do it for 1-3 days, as a mini vacation. Try it out at this time, around the Winter Solstice. Just have candlelight after sunset, which is at about 5:11 pm, and read a paperback book or listen to music. You’ll probably notice that you don’t stay up as late as a result.

Is sleep really a form of qigong? Yes! It’s inc ...

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Tabula Rasa

  In Genesis God taught Adam and Eve what he wanted them to know. What was good, what was bad, what was safe, what was harmful. He did so because Adam and Eve were created by Him and had no foundation to learn from; they were malleable. 

  God taught them everything they needed to know to live in the world around them. With all the tools He provided for them soon they would meet Satan the deceiver, He told Eve to eat of the very tree God told them not to, in fact Eve told Satan so, but she added to God’s word’s and said, “We shall not touch or eat from this tree or we shall surely die”, Satan began his work. “Did God say? You would surely die?”, and what about Adam who was close by. He knew the truth as well, but he did as Eve said and he too ate. Soon the truth was known. Shame!!! They were NAKED!!! And made something to cover themselves. And I believe they suddenly realized what they were told was true!!

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