Brain injury and the power of music

Sharing some Information and Thoughts on Head and Brain Injury

https://www.npr.org/2007/11/13/16110162/oliver-sacks-observes-the-mind-through-music

and

During an interview about his bookMusicophilia, neurologist oliver sacks talked about the subcortex. “The most primitive parts of the brain, which are a sort of implicit memory

During an interview about his book Musicophelia, neurologist Oliver Sacks talked about the sub-cortex. “The most primitive parts of the brain, which are a sort of treasure of implicit memory, where there’s poetry or music or simply how to walk and talk and behave.#” He wrote about patients all but lost to dementia or severe brain injury, who would return to themselves when playing the piano or singing with perfect pitch and expression. The band still playing on deck as the ship goes down.

Great and powerful metaphor
see
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/diana-wichtel-on-the-power-of-music-to-make-us-feel-again/VCFI74HN4XQBAHUU6ULBXEZD6M/

# extremely difficult for me

from

and

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“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager…

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“If I can throw a single ray of light…”

craig's thoughts

“If I can throw a single ray oflight…”

“If I can throw a single ray of light…” — BooKs by cRaig loCk

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Only the good die young: Billy Joel

as “led/inspired” by my post the other day thinking of Ronnie Peterson

(died Sept 1978 after succuming to his injuries at Monza Italy)

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Shared by “totally unmusical (+ impulsively not so good”) c

“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder” *

not bridges (thank goodness)

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Enjoy

PPS

I can’t do much about all the suffering in the world, but all I can do is perhaps add a little touch of creativity, hope, ‘beauty and magic’, that I hope may uplift and encourage others…even if it’s just ONE person.”

‘Write, create, innovate’

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Life TV: Rise

My Spirit Book

I’m “not at all into heavy religion”, but if sharing stories of “life’s battlers” give some people hope, even if it’s just ONE person, then I’m happy (very)

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http://www.beyondthezonespirit.wordpress.com

+ https://craigsjourneyoffaith.wordpress.com

Shared by “the totally unmusical early-bird, sleepy-head… and the world’s absolutely worst dancer” c

‘Citius, Altius, Fortius (Latin)=

‘Faster, Higher, Stronger (Olympic motto)

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“Eagles may fly high, but weasels don’t get sucked into jet engines.”

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The Pursuit of Magic: Magic happens when…

Creative Writing Course: How to Write Creatively: Those who can, do; those who can't, teach. Those who can’t do either (or perhaps ANYTHING) , just write” (a lot)!

The Pursuit of Magic

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Magic happens when

# sharing your writing with others

# you write it down

# you just let go

of CHAOS??

“Out of chaos comes creativity

http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

Shared by “totally unmusical (+ impulsive”) c

“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder” *

* not bridges (thank goodness)!

Well my family and friends say I’m “safest” just writing and sharing
enjoy Andrea and Sarah

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4L_yCwFD6Jo&ab_channel=AndreaBocelliVEVO

PPS

Best wishes from the First City to see the light
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‘Write, create, innovate’

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“We learn hope in the valleys and humility on the mountain-tops”

YOU can be a Champion of Hope (to others)

It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.’

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Time To Say Goodbye – Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman

Thanks for sharing your gifts with the sweetest music on earth, ‘maestro’, Andrea

“Our talents are our gift(s) from God, but it’s what we do with them that are our gift to God.

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Enjoy + ‘arrivederci’

“totally unmusical” c

“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder” *

  • not bridges (thank goodness)!

Well my family and friends say I’m “safest” just writing and sharing

PPS

“I make art through writing and words are my tools, as I paint (very messily) on the canvas of life”

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Share, support, uplift, encourage and help spread hope, love and light

Just the Way You Are (by Billy Joel) — BooKs by cRaig loCk

Just the Way You Are (by Billy Joel) “Bonus” video for you enjoy ‘My Life’ “totally unmusical” c http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com http://www.creativekiwis.com ‘Write, create, innovate’

Just the Way You Are (by Billy Joel) — BooKs by cRaig loCk

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Why I’m “the world’s fo(u)rth worst writer” ??

Creative Kiwis: "Write, Create, Innovate"

Why I’m “the world’s fo(u)rth worst writer” ??

Why I’m “the world’s fo(u)rth worst writer” ?? — BooKs by cRaig loCk

“Do not go where the path may lead, go where there is no path and leave a trail”  

of CHAOS??

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This "non-techno" is Just learning about making videos. “Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” ~ Albert Einstein

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