Music to Power UP

The Music 4 Life® Radio show on March 15, 2016 explores March’s theme of the “Power Within.” Today’s focus is powering UP, with host  Judith Pinkerton, LPMT, MT-BC, a licensed music therapist and founder of Music 4 Life®.

Our special guest is Marquita Pierre-McAlister, spiritual leader for the Center for Spiritual Living Southern Nevada who is in spiritual partnership with Music 4 Life®, and Judith as they introduce the unique twelve monthly series of FUNshops called U.P.S. – Upleveling your Peri-Scope they co-facilitate. If interested in online access, sign up for the eNews to receive timely announcements.

Listen to the radio show and today’s music choices to understand how to effectively power UP your life.

Thunderstuck by 2 Cellos

“Light of A Clear Blue Morning” by Dolly Parton

“Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” by Wham!

Plug in to yourself differently with music at the core, feeling the connection within your central nervous system. When you push play on music, find out how the music is really playing you. Listen to 66 more podcasts downloadable from iTunes Music 4 Life® Radio Show.

If you find it difficult to express peace, it could be your listening habits need to be explored to identify what will diffuse emotional tension blocking peace. Listen to Judith’s TEDx Talk “Music Powers Potential” to get started. Then take the self-assessment at Music4Life.us to understand your emotional shape and learn which music medicine cds might help dissolve emotional tension.

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Music to Grow Love

The Music 4 Life® Radio show on February 15, 2016 explores February’s theme of “Relationships.” Today’s focus is growing love, with host  Judith Pinkerton, LPMT, MT-BC, a licensed music therapist and founder of Music 4 Life®.

Our special guest is Marquita Pierre-McAlister, spiritual leader for the Center for Spiritual Living Southern Nevada who is in spiritual partnership with Music 4 Life®, and Judith as they introduce the unique series of FUNshops called U.P.S. – Upleveling your Peri-Scope they co-facilitate.

Listen to the radio show and today’s music choices understand how to effectively grow love.

Evanescence “My Immortal”

Kathy Zavada “Love’s Lullaby”

Karen Drucker “I am Loved”

Margaret Owens “Not a Spot Where God is Not”

Plug in to yourself differently with music at the core, feeling the connection within your central nervous system. When you push play on music, find out how the music is really playing you. Listen to 66 more podcasts downloadable from iTunes Music 4 Life® Radio Show.

If you find it difficult to express peace, it could be your listening habits need to be explored to identify what will diffuse emotional tension blocking peace. Listen to Judith’s TEDx Talk “Music Powers Potential” to get started. Then take the self-assessment at Music4Life.us to understand your emotional shape and learn which music medicine cds might help dissolve emotional tension.

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Music to Mentor

The Music 4 Life® Radio show on January 11, 2016 explores January’s theme of “Each One Reach One.” Today’s focus is Mentoring – mentoring ourselves and others, with host  Judith Pinkerton, LPMT, MT-BC, a licensed music therapist and founder of Music 4 Life®.

Our special guest is Marquita Pierre-McAlister, spiritual leader for the Center for Spiritual Living Southern Nevada who is in spiritual partnership with Music 4 Life®, and Judith as they co-facilitate the unique series of FUNshops called U.P.S. – Upleveling your Peri-Scope.

Today’s music choices are explored to understand how we use music to mentor ourselves and others.

Jason Mraz “Details in the Fabric”

Sinnead O’Connor “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace”

Ben E King “Stand by Me”

Plug in to yourself differently with music at the core, feeling the connection within your central nervous system. When you push play on music, find out how the music is really playing you. Listen to 66 more podcasts downloadable from iTunes Music 4 Life® Radio Show.

If you find it difficult to express peace, it could be your listening habits need to be explored to identify what will diffuse emotional tension blocking peace. Listen to Judith’s TEDx Talk “Music Powers Potential” to get started. Then take the self-assessment at Music4Life.us to understand your emotional shape and learn which music medicine cds might help dissolve emotional tension.

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Music for Peace or War?

The Music 4 Life® Radio show on December 7, 2015 explores December’s theme of “The Light of Peace.” Today’s focus is Music for Peace or War?  Judith Pinkerton, LPMT, MT-BC, a licensed music therapist and founder of Music 4 Life®.

Our special guest is Marquita Pierre-McAlister, spiritual leader for the Center for Spiritual Living Southern Nevada who is in spiritual partnership with Music 4 Life®. Our investigation of how to maintain peace in the midst of war considers maintaining the status of a peaceful warrior.

Listen to the show for our music discussion about the World Peace Orchestra to release war-like attitudes and shift into more peace and joy. Listen to the music links below that may move you through a variety of emotions to feel more in touch with peace and joy. The music links below are long, deeply moving works which may take you through unsettled moods to release them. Be sure to add a dose of soothing and happy music to round out your immersion into this music to release inner turmoil.

 Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem

Dvorak’s Cello Concerto

Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings

Plug in to yourself differently with music at the core, feeling the connection within your central nervous system. When you push play on music, find out how the music is really playing you. Listen to 66 more podcasts downloadable from iTunes Music 4 Life® Radio Show.

If you find it difficult to express peace, it could be your listening habits need to be explored to identify what will diffuse emotional tension blocking peace. Listen to Judith’s TEDx Talk “Music Powers Potential” to get started. Then take the self-assessment at Music4Life.us to understand your emotional shape and learn which music medicine cds might help dissolve emotional tension.

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Music for Thanks Giving

The Music 4 Life® Radio show on November 24, 2015 explores November’s theme of Gratitude. Today’s focus is Music for Thanks Giving – music that supports feeling grateful with host Judith Pinkerton, LPMT, MT-BC, a licensed music therapist and founder of Music 4 Life®.

Our special guest is Marquita Pierre-McAlister, spiritual leader for the Center for Spiritual Living Southern Nevada who is in spiritual partnership with Music 4 Life.

Listen to the show for our music discussion about Oprah’s favorites below to express .gratitude.

“Someone Saved My Life Tonight” by Elton John

“This Woman’s Work” by Kate Bush

“Shelter From the Storm” by Bob Dylan 

“God is Standing By” by Al Green

“Thank You for Sending Me an Angel” by Talking Heads

“Time After Time” by Tuck & Patti

Plug in to yourself differently with music at the core, feeling the connection within your central nervous system. When you push play on music, find out how the music is really playing you. Listen to 66 more podcasts downloadable from iTunes Music 4 Life® Radio Show.

If you find it difficult to express gratitude, it could be your listening habits need to be explored to identify what will diffuse emotional tension blocking courage. Listen to Judith’s TEDx Talk “Music Powers Potential” to get started. Then take the self-assessment at Music4Life.us to understand your emotional shape and learn which music medicine cds might help dissolve emotional tension.

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Music for Gratitude

The Music 4 Life® Radio show on November 17, 2015 explores November’s theme of Thanks-giving. Today’s focus is Music for Gratitude – music that has supported experiences about which we are grateful.

Our special guest is Sunny Tice, LCSW, a licensed clinical social worker  working with adult clients challenged with mental health issues.

Listen to the show for our music discussion about one of Sunny’s favorite songs below to express gratitude.

Thank You by Celine Dion

Thank You for the Music by ABBA

Love’s Lullaby by Kathy Zavada

Plug in to yourself differently with music at the core, feeling the connection within your central nervous system. When you push play on music, find out how the music is really playing you.

If you find it difficult to express gratitude, it could be your listening habits need to be explored to identify what will diffuse emotional tension blocking courage. Listen to Judith’s TEDx Talk “Music Powers Potential” to get started. Then take the self-assessment at Music4Life.us to understand your emotional shape and learn which music medicine cds might help dissolve emotional tension.

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Music for Transition

The Music 4 Life® Radio show on October 27, 2015 explores October’s theme of Courage to Allow during national Breast Cancer Awareness month. Today’s focus is Music for Transition, allowing courage to support the process of dying.

Our special guest is Katherine Halliwell, MT-BC, CM-Th, a board-certified music therapist, certified music thanatologist, Music 4 Life® Music Medicine Practitioner Intern, and owner of Music to Live By in Long Beach, CA.

Listen to the show for our music discussions about Katherine’s favorite songs below to support the process of transition.

Ong Namo by Mirabai Ceiba

I Will Follow by Christ Tomlin

This Little Light of Mine by the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir

Plug in to yourself differently with music at the core, feeling the connection within your central nervous system. When you push play on music, find out how the music is really playing you.

If you find it difficult to support the courage necessary to support a loved one through transition, it could be your listening habits need to be explored to identify what will diffuse emotional tension blocking courage. Listen to Judith’s TEDx Talk “Music Powers Potential” to get started. Then take the self-assessment at Music4Life.us to understand your emotional shape and learn which music medicine cds might help dissolve emotional tension.

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Music to Release

The Music 4 Life® Radio show on October 20, 2015 transforms your B.S. – Belief Systems™.  We explore together October’s theme of Courage to Allow during national Breast Cancer Awareness month, and today’s focus on Music to Release stress that may block courage required to support loved ones through a crisis.

Our special guest is Karen Campbell, MBA, RScP and owner of The Spirit Within U.

Listen to the show for our music discussions about Karen’s favorite songs below to release anxiety, anger, depression or sadness to build courage required to support a loved one.

Deva Premal – “So Much Magnificence”

Snatam Kaur – “Servant of Peace

Tina Turner – “Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu” (Peace Mantra)

Plug in to yourself differently with music at the core, feeling the connection within your central nervous system. When you push play on music, find out how the music is really playing you.

If you find it difficult to support the courage necessary to support a loved one, it could be your listening habits need to be explored to identify what will diffuse emotional tension blocking courage. Listen to Judith’s TEDx Talk “Music Powers Potential” to get started. Then take the self-assessment at Music4Life.us to understand your emotional shape and learn which music medicine cds might help dissolve emotional tension.

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Music to Support

The Music 4 Life® Radio show on October 13, 2015 transforms your B.S. – Belief Systems™.  We explore together October’s theme of Courage to Allow during national Breast Cancer Awareness month, and today’s focus on Music to Support loved ones who are challenged with a life-threatening illness.

Our special guest is Andrew Mahalik, a University of Nevada Las Vegas undergraduate student in Communication Studies. Andrew and I will explore together what music works to support the courage required to walk with a loved one through life and then transition to a different residence in heaven.  This Radio show is dedicated to Andrew’s mother Betty Mahalik, who died one year ago on October 10. Betty was a Music4Lifer who sought new experiences attending a Sacred Rhythms Drum Circle, and then processing through a customized Music Medicine CD, to further connect with her journey through breast cancer.

Listen to the show for our music discussions about Andrew’s favorite songs below to support the courage required to support a loved one.

Aloha Ke Akua by Nahko Bear and Medicine for the People

Stand by Me by John Lennon

Morning has Broken by Cat Stevens

Plug in to yourself differently with music at the core, feeling the connection within your central nervous system. When you push play on music, find out how the music is really playing you.

If you find it difficult to support the courage necessary to support a loved one, it could be your listening habits need to be explored to identify what will diffuse emotional tension blocking courage. Listen to Judith’s TEDx Talk “Music Powers Potential” to get started. Then take the self-assessment at Music4Life.us to understand your emotional shape and learn which music medicine cds might help dissolve emotional tension.

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Music to Steer

The Music 4 Life® Radio show on October 6, 2015 transforms your B.S. – Belief Systems™.  We explore together October’s theme of Courage to Allow during national Breast Cancer Awareness month, and today’s focus on Music to Steer.

Our special guest is Norine Rathbone, a 15 year breast cancer survivor. She found out in her rookie year of playing baseball in the MSBL (national Men’s Senior Baseball League of 45,000 young and retired guys from college and professional baseball) that she had breast cancer. She also played professional women’s full tackle football for two years. Seven years ago she joined the Rose Regatta boat races as a paddles and graduated to  professional dragon boat steersman.

Listen to the show for our music discussions about Norine Rathbone’s favorite songs below to steer her courage.

Seals and Crofts’ “We May Never Pass This Way Again”

Crosby, Stills and Nash’s “Southern Cross”

Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger”

Plug in to yourself differently with music at the core, feeling the connection to within your central nervous system. When you push play on music, find out how the music is really playing you.

If you find it difficult to steer yourself into courage, it could be your listening habits need to be explored to identify what will diffuse emotional tension blocking courage. Listen to Judith’s TEDx Talk “Music Powers Potential” to get started. Then take the self-assessment at Music4Life.us to understand your emotional shape and learn which music medicine cds might help dissolve emotional tension.

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