Your Playlist Can Change Your Life: Ten Proven Ways Your Favorite Music Can Revolutionize Your Health, Memory, Organization, Alertness, and More

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Sourcebooks, Inc., 2012 - Self-Help - 235 pages

Unlock the power of the songs in your pocket

Maybe you blast the speakers when you need to get pumped up. If that's all you do, though, you're not taking full advantage of the way music can help you. Listen to a slower track first and the one-two punch of the playlist can push you even higher. Overflowing with easy-to-use tips like these, Your Playlist Can Change Your Life is the first book to offer scientifically proven methods for using your favorite music to enhance your life. You'll discover how you can use the tunes you love to:

-Relieve anxiety
-Increase your alertness
-Feel happier
-Organize your brain
-Sharpen your memory
-Improve your mood
-Live creatively
-Enhance your ability to fight off stress, insomnia, depression, and even addiction

Teaching readers how to customize playlists for a feel-good prescription that has no side effects, Your Playlist Can Change Your Life offers a natural way to a better you simply by listening.

GALINA MINDLIN, MD, PHD, is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, found of Brain Music Therepy (BMT) in the United States, and clinical and executive director of the BMT Center, NYC.

DON DUROUSSEAU, MBA, is a cognitive neuroscientist. He is the founder and chief executive officer of Human Bionics, LLC, and executive director of Peak Neurotraining Solutions, Inc.

JOSEPH CARDILLO, PHD, is the author of Be Like Water, among other books, and has taught at various universities.

 

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Read this and took notes in around an hour and a half at the library today. A lot of things resonated with my experience as a musician and a person who has always loved music, but it was interesting ... Read full review

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Your Playlist Can Change Your Life is a self-help book co-authored by Galina Mindlin (MD, PhD), Don DuRousseau (MBA), and Joseph Cardillo (PhD). The authors – experts in psychiatry, neuroscience, and ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
How to Use Music to Make Your Mind Flow
9
How to Use Music to Keep Your Mind Flowing
29
How to Use Music to Alleviate Anxiety
51
How Music Can Increase Your Alertness
73
How to Use Music to Feel Happier
91
How Music Can Organize Your Brain
115
How Music Can Sharpen Your Memory
137
How to Use Music to Live Creatively
183
How to Use Your Brains Own Music
197
Conclusion
215
Glossary
217
Index
225
About the Authors
231
Back Cover
243
Copyright

How to Use Music to Improve Your Mood
161

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Galina Mindlin, MD, PhD, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, is the founder of BMT (Brain Music Therapy). Don DuRousseau, BS, MBA, is founder/CEO of Human Bionics Llc., and executive director of Peak Neurotraining Solutions, Inc. www.peaknt.com Joseph Cardillo, PhD, professor, is a top-selling author in holistic psychology and mind-body medicine. www.brainmusictreatment.com

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