Ep. 129: How socially conscious musicians are bridging divides and healing the wounds of war; with Musicians Without Borders’ Laura Hassler
Musicians Without Borders brings music’s power for peacebuilding and social change to people and places affected by war, armed conflict, and displacement. Its founder, Laura Hassler, says, “Music is the ultimate expression of human connectivity.” Hear powerful personal stories of music literally opening borders!activist, community, creativity, displacement, healing, inclusion, international, music, musicadvocacy, musicandhealing, musicforlife, musicheals, musicians, musictherapy, musicunites, musicunitesusall, nonviolence, peace, powerofmusic, refugee, refugees, safety, social, Sociallyconscious, war, wounds
Ep. 128: What music did you have for breakfast this morning? Tips for fostering mental health through music, with Jeff Mims
The research space at the intersection of music and mental wellness is a new and rapidly growing frontier. We discuss ways to utilize music to move one step closer, from wherever one may be, to a state of greater joy and thriving mental health. Join us for personal stories, topic trends, and resources for some spring cleaning of the brain!
Medical doctor and musicologist Patricia Caicedo authored the new book, We Are What We Listen To: The impact of Music on Individual and Social Health. She explains how music can impact our homeostasis or equilibrium, that optimum state of physical and psychological health.