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Author: Mindlin, Galina
Number Of Pages: 256
Release Date: 01-01-2012
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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.
"Worthy of your attention...
Your Playlist Can Change Your Life gets the reader-learner directly involved in the processes of choosing and then using music to enhance your life." -
New York Journal of Books
"This title lends a psychologist's perspective to a common behavior-well worth the purchase." -
"This is a book that speaks to the music lover in all of us and offers a natural way to a better you simply by listening." -
"Interesting read about how music can change the way the brain works in different situations." -
Book Faery Reviews
Your Playlist Can Change Your Life offers a wealth of unforgettable information on how to use music as a secret weapon against stress; it's an effective tool for improving your quality of life in many areas. As a proponent of stress management, I found the book to be an engaging and informative read that I would excitedly recommend." -
"The authors of "Playlist" go further. They argue that music's benefits hold for everyone and that if we queue up our tunes with care they'll lift our mood, reduce anxiety, raise motivation, help us work out better and even fight off depression and insomnia." -
Los Angeles Times
"According to the three psychologist-authors of a new book,
Your Playlist Can Change Your Life, everyone can benefit from a little makeshift music therapy, which can lift our mood, reduce anxiety, raise motivation, help us work out better and even fight depression and insomnia. No drugs necessary; just a little strategic iPod shuffling." -
"This book is a must read for any music fan." -
"This book is a useful tool that will explain the many ways to choose a playlist, how to use your playlists to perform at your optimal best, relieve stress, anxiety, and improve your mood." -
About the Author
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
Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
What could you learn about yourself if you could peer into your brain and see what it looks like when you are listening to your favorite music?
We all intuitively
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