My friend is 6 months pregnant and it’s not unusual for me to find her sitting comfortably on her couch, a book in one hand, with massive earphones pressed against her round belly. They call it the Mozart effect, a theory suggesting that listening to Mozart early on in life–preferably at prenatal age–will result in a smarter child. The professional practice of music therapy has been around in the United States since the 1940s. Therapists use music to rehabilitate patients primarily...
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  • What’s Your Sound?
    My friend is 6 months pregnant and it’s not unusual for me to find her sitting comfortably on her couch, a book in one hand, with massive earphones pressed against her round belly. They call it the Mozart effect, a...
    by at April 6th, 2010 at 08:04 am
  • What’s My Motivation?
    If you asked me to name the biggest challenge to living a healthy and balanced life I’d say it’s exercising regularly. At least, I would have said that before. I’ve just realized that when I get motivated,...
    by at March 31st, 2010 at 08:03 am
  • Why Prenatal Yoga Is Awesome
    Taking an exercise class might be one of the furthest things from your mind when you’re pregnant. Naps, rest, and food are much more appealing! But it’s very important, especially during pregnancy, that you become...
    by at March 15th, 2010 at 08:03 am
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    What We’re Reading 12/10/09
    We’re not reading your mind but we are reading about your brain! Here are ways to start improving memory. On the other hand, do you feel like you’re intelligent, but have trouble succeeding? There may be reasons...
    by at December 10th, 2009 at 09:12 pm
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    What We’re Reading 12/03/09
    We’ve been reading about beauty this week. We can put over 515 chemicals on our bodies everyday. Know the ingredients in your cosmetics and skin care products by checking in with Skin Deep. Another way to know what’s...
    by at December 3rd, 2009 at 08:12 am
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    Tips to Beat the Holiday Blues
    It’s the “most wonderful time of the year” and depression is rampant. Between the early darkness, family drama and the financial stress that goes along with shopping season, many people find their mood taking a turn...
    by at December 2nd, 2009 at 09:12 am
  • What We’re Reading 11/06/09
    Tea, naked mole rats, cleaning with lemons, and Ikigai are just some of the things we’ve been reading this past week here at WellWire. Teaspoons and petals documents one woman’s obsession with tea. She writes...
    by at November 6th, 2009 at 08:11 am