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Lizanne Hennessey

Singer Songwriter & Vocal Coach, Lizanne Hennessey - Voice Coach

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Integrating music into our everyday lives.

My idea is all about making music and singing as a tool to set a positive cycle in motion that will encourage respect, communication and expression, which to me, are key ingredients to a society of individuals who can truly change the world.

No, this is not a new idea - but I think it's something we forgot how to do, and I want to help us remember.

I made a video to explain how we can reap the benefits of integrating music into our everyday lives called "Growing Back into Music", which you can watch here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGRXwk_PHjI

I'm so curious what you all think!

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    May 6 2013: Good video Lizanne! I believe EVERYTHING is interconnected, and you make some wonderful connections with music and life. As you say....there will always be music, and we have the opportunity to explore and enjoy music in our lives.

    In addition to the many forms of music created by, for, and with humans, I enjoy talking/singing with the birds in their beautiful musical language, which I have learned to a certain degree while playing in the gardens. The birds are very patient with me, and seem to like the interaction as they follow me around the garden while we chat/sing with each other! There is a beautiful red cardinal who sings outside my bedroom window early in the morning (my wake-up call), and if I can get the lips working while waking up, I respond to him, so he's there almost every morning, and I love it!

    I plan to always embrace music in my life, and will continue to explore the life experience, including music, with curiosity, and unconditional love, until I take my last breath in this earth school, because it is a gift I would not deny myself:>)
    • May 6 2013: Colleen, how inspirational and beautiful! What I love about music in nature, is how random and yet structured it can be - a specific bird's call is repeated and recognized, crashing waves fluctuate gradually in tempo, the breeze rustling the leaves in a sort of constant, extremely pleasant 'white noise'!

      "it is a gift I would not deny myself". I love that most of all.
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        May 7 2013: I appreciate the feedback Lizanne....thanks:>)

        It is another gift I give myself...."BE what I want to "SEE" in our world.....walk my talk...it is much more enjoyable than the alternative, and I observe that it is sometimes contagious....just like smiles:>)

        Smiles are contagious.....be a carrier:>)
        • May 7 2013: I read somewhere on the net, 'surround yourself with positive people' . I feel, there's no need to gather positive folks around you, they'll gravitate towards you naturally if you radiate a positive vibe yourself.
          I like this quote: 'Be the person you've always wanted to meet'.

          Like you, I'm proud to be a carrier, Colleen!
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        May 8 2013: Good quote..."Be the person you've always wanted to meet",

        "Keep good company and ye will be counted one of them"
        (Scottish)

        I've observed that people do seem to gravitate to one who carries and radiates a "positive vibe":>)
    • May 6 2013: Colleen, I just stumbled on this article about singing birds and thought immediately of you!

      http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-10/plos-stf100308.php
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        May 8 2013: Thanks for the interesting article Lizanne! Talking and singing with the birds does indeed create a positive emotional state, as it reminds me again of our interconnectedness:>)

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