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Day 23 – A Song A Day – 30 Day Challenge

Day 23 and yesterday there was a wonderful article on the power of music and how is can help reduce pain and anxiety in patients after surgery. Here is a link to the article on the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-33865448 The power of music and singing is only just being discovered, although I have a feeling other […]

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Day 22 – A Song A Day – 30 Day Challenge

A lullaby this evening as it is so late, Count Your Blessings and a bonus second song – So Long Farewell from Sound of Music. I have had a busy day in London today visiting Madame Tussaud’s and The Foundling Museum so in need of restful songs to send me off to sleep, calm me […]

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Day 20 – A Song A Day – 30 Day Challenge

Singing all day has put me in a great mood as I finish my album of my own compositions and songs. Music is even been shared and enjoyed by others at my local pub The Wonston Arms, Wonston as there is an acoustic night happening, Acoustic Dever, where local musicians bring along their instruments and […]

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Day 19 – A Song A Day – 30 Day Challenge

I’ve been singing all day today as I am recording an album and just like the weather outside which has been very changeable from rain to sun, so has the songs that I have been singing. In turn this has changed my mood / state as to whether it was a happy uptempo song or […]

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Day 18 – A Song A Day – 30 Day Challenge

Day 18 and this time I am joined by my black labrador Sam, who you can hear singing along in the background to one of my own songs as I play the piano and sing a long. See even dogs find singing beneficial! Other people have also said that their dogs sing along to music […]

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Day 14 – A Song A Day – 30 Day Challenge

Today is day 14 almost half way there and I am enjoying the journey and researching the benefits of singing! Today’s song a day is Don’t Rain On My Parade from the film and stage show, Funny Girl starring Barbra Streisand. It is a wonderful upbeat positive uplifting song that can’t help but make you […]

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Day 13 – A Song A Day

Today it’s all about endorphins and oxytocin both of which are released by singing and make us feel happier and healthier! Endorphins make us feel great as they are pain relieving hormones released by the brain and oxytocin is the hormone that makes us want to cuddle people as it enhances feelings of trust. Singing […]

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Day 12 – A Song A Day – 30 Day Challenge

Day 12 and today is a happy day now having sung, ‘Happy Days Are Here Again’. This is Barbra Streisand’s slower version of the song which I sang during my show, The Main Event, about Barbra Streisand and her music. Singing songs with happy lyrics that tell a happy positive story can definitely change our […]

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Two brief bursts of songs for you today, ‘Don’t Stop Believin” and ‘Summertime’ both songs make you feel great and put a smile on your face. The benefits of singing are evident just by singing a short burst of a song and singing out side in the fresh air int the lovely evening sun, certainly […]

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