More than just the sound of music... it's the science of music that matters.
More than just the sound of music... it's the science of music that matters.
While yoga and guided meditation apps like Headspace are popular forms of mediation, the adjective meditative can actually describe anything that compels us to stay present and mindful. In fact, engaging in the five senses can make any activity meditative, as it compels us to deeply reflect on all aspects of the experience at hand and engage the mind in close observation. From this more expansive definition, I see that some of the activities I find most fulfilling and relaxing are indeed those that allow me to be meditative and sensual.
“Meditation” is synonymous with reflection, contemplation, and musing. While yoga and guided meditation apps like Headspace are popular forms of mediation, the adjective meditative can actually describe anything that compels us to stay present and mindful.
Perception is the interpretation of what we sense.
Our environment shapes our perception and our experience, and our sensory preferences. Here at Five Senses Tastings we explore that in depth.
Can music affect creativity?
As someone who works with and in music every day, many of my friends and colleagues are surprised to learn that my favorite music in the world is actually silence. No, I didn’t say my favorite sound is silence. I said my favorite music is silence. Why?
Is there something inherently complicated or unapproachable about classical music? 
In our day to day lives I think it is important to ask ourselves: Are we just hearing... or are we truly listening?
In our day to day lives I think it is important to ask ourselves: Are we just hearing... or are we truly listening?
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So, apathy might not be the most positive sounding thing to be thinking about a few […]