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Music & Mindset

Music & Mindset

By Gala Flagello & Danielle Gonzalez

Music & Mindset promotes mental health in the categories of mind, body and spirit. Co-hosts Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director) and Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher) create an uplifting and engaging sonic space, discussing ways to improve their craft through self-care. Tune in for nature sounds, voiceovers, and soundscapes that’ll take you from stress to serenity. Supported in part by the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance Wellness Initiative, EXCEL Lab, and U-M's Eisenberg Family Depression Center.
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Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 8: "It's the Thought That Counts"
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 8: "It's the Thought That Counts"
The way we talk to ourselves is the soundtrack of our lives— but how do we change that self-talk when the negativity is no longer serving us? Hear Gala discuss her mindset shift around public speaking, and learn about the power of visualization with Danielle. — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Precious Metals" for solo percussion by Gala Flagello "Wandering Thoughts" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "Your Powerful, Changeable Mindset": https://news.stanford.edu/report/2021/09/15/mindsets-clearing-lens-life/#:~:text=Research%20shows%20that%20mindsets%20play,more%20resilient%20to%20life's%20challenges. ♦ "Growth vs. Fixed Mindset: What's the Difference?": https://online.hbs.edu/blog/post/growth-mindset-vs-fixed-mindset#:~:text=Someone%20with%20a%20growth%20mindset,stable%20and%20unchangeable%20over%20time. ♦ "Can Mindfulness Change Your Brain?": https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/can-mindfulness-change-your-brain-202105132455#:~:text=Scientists%20often%20refer%20to%20such,the%20task%20and%20ignore%20distractions. UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.motathaiyoga.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
12:56
May 05, 2022
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 7: "Talent Doesn't Exist"
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 7: "Talent Doesn't Exist"
Talent or practice? Instant or over time? Nature or nurture? In today's episode, Danielle and Gala dispel the myth of talent and take a closer look at the factors that might make a high-performing person so "naturally talented." — Music featured in today’s episode: "Fake Smile" for alto saxophone by Gala Flagello "Breathing Light" for flute, clarinet, violin, and cello by Gala Flagello "Citrine" for clarinet and ukulele by Gala Flagello — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "The Talent Code" by Daniel Coyle ♦ "The Power of Habit" by Charles Duhigg ♦ "How Habits Work": https://charlesduhigg.com/how-habits-work/ ♦ "How to Build a New Habit": https://jamesclear.com/habit-guide UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.motathaiyoga.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
09:17
April 22, 2022
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 6: Hitting the Reset Button
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 6: Hitting the Reset Button
When we think about hitting the reset button, we envision a grand re-start, a serious do-over, a brand new chapter. But finding balance again can—and should—be much smaller and simpler than that! Hear Gala discuss the concept of One Tiny Change and Danielle talk about her recent favorite combination of resetting elements. — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Breathing Light" for flute, clarinet, violin, and cello by Gala Flagello "Dreams and Realities" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "My Routine Is Both a Blessing and the Bane of My Existence": https://nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/December-2020/My-Routine-Is-Both-a-Blessing-and-the-Bane-of-My-Existence ♦ "Why You Struggle With Self-Care": https://nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/December-2019/Why-You-Struggle-with-Self-Care ♦ "What To Do if Your Workplace is Anxiety-Inducing": https://nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/February-2018/What-To-Do-if-Your-Workplace-is-Anxiety-Inducing UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.motathaiyoga.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
08:00
April 08, 2022
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 5: You Are Just a Complicated Plant
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 5: You Are Just a Complicated Plant
How do you push toward your dreams while also continuing to fulfill your most basic needs? Turns out we're all just complicated plants! Hear from Danielle about the artist ecosystem, while Gala discusses her experiences as a sad plant who has recently lost a friend. This episode is dedicated to Marina Krol. — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Wandering Thoughts" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez "Prophecy" for solo horn by Gala Flagello, premiered by Marina Krol — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "Balancing Your Wellness Wheel": https://www.nwmissouri.edu/wellness/PDF/shift/BalancingYourWellness.pdf ♦ "The 8 Dimensions of Wellness": https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5508938/ ♦ "Creating a Healthier Life": https://store.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/d7/priv/sma16-4958.pdf UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.motathaiyoga.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
08:21
March 18, 2022
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 4: Me, Myself, and I: The Ego and Self-Improvement
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 4: Me, Myself, and I: The Ego and Self-Improvement
Our ego is always along for the ride while we pursue our dreams...whether we realize it or not. How do we recognize its cynical voice, acknowledge our worth, and celebrate our skills and strengths? Find out on today's episode of Music & Mindset! — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "High Hopes" for fixed media by Gala Flagello "Linda's Reveal" from the opera Reap What You Soul by Gala Flagello — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "What Your Audacious Quest?": https://angelabeeching.com/whats-your-audacious-quest/ ♦ "A Musician—Her Ego—And Her Résumé": https://angelabeeching.com/a-musician-her-ego-and-her-resume/ ♦ "Three Ways to Control Your Ego and Stop Thinking So Much": https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2018/01/05/three-ways-to-control-your-ego-and-stop-thinking-so-much-without-having-to-meditate UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.motathaiyoga.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
09:59
March 04, 2022
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 3: Disconnecting and Reconnecting
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 3: Disconnecting and Reconnecting
Doing emails till midnight? Not taking a lunch break? Feel like you never have a "real weekend"? Then this episode is for you! Danielle and Gala discuss our bodies' "disconnect alerts" and how to give ourselves permission to find joy and delight. — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Dabble" for saxophone quartet by Gala Flagello "Leila's Song" for fixed media by Gala Flagello "Sandpiper" for fixed media by Gala Flagello — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "How to Disconnect from Work and Enjoy Your Downtime (Without Feeling Guilty)": https://www.forbes.com/sites/melodywilding/2020/06/22/how-to-disconnect-from-work-and-enjoy-your-downtime-without-feeling-guilty/?sh=652ad655d01c ♦ "How to Add More Play to Your Grown-Up Life, Even Now": https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/14/smarter-living/adults-play-work-life-balance.html ♦ "Play Doesn't End with Childhood: Why Adults Need Recess Too": https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2014/08/06/336360521/play-doesnt-end-with-childhood-why-adults-need-recess-too UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.motathaiyoga.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
08:04
February 18, 2022
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 2: Go with the Flow
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 2: Go with the Flow
If you've ever felt the signs of burnout, stress, and anxiety but just kept chugging along anyway, this episode is for YOU! Practice going with the flow by letting go with some simple but effective techniques from Danielle and an anecdote from Gala. — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Citrine" for clarinet and ukulele by Gala Flagello "Wandering Thoughts" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "Taking Breaks": https://learningcenter.unc.edu/tips-and-tools/taking-breaks/ ♦ "The Tiny Breaks That Ease Your Body and Reboot Your Brain": https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20190312-the-tiny-breaks-that-ease-your-body-and-reboot-your-brain ♦ "How to Get Out of a Funk": https://health.clevelandclinic.org/not-feeling-like-yourself-lately-how-to-get-out-of-a-funk/ ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.motathaiyoga.com UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.motathaiyoga.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
10:08
February 04, 2022
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 1: Busting Creative Blockers
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 1: Busting Creative Blockers
Stuck, lost, uncertain— these are just some of the scary feelings that surface when we run into a creative block. How can we bust these blockers and find an artistic process that makes us feel playful, peaceful, and proud? What's at the root of these blockers, and how can we sustainably take care of ourselves and our creative practice? Let's discuss! — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "All Lines From Lead To" for two flutes by Gala Flagello "Precious Metals" for solo percussion by Gala Flagello "Long Days" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "How to Manage Your Perfectionism": https://hbr.org/2019/04/how-to-manage-your-perfectionism ♦ "How to Overcome Impostor Phenomenon": https://www.apa.org/monitor/2021/06/cover-impostor-phenomenon ♦ "How to Make a Self-Care Checklist That Actually Works for You": https://www.healthline.com/health/self-care-checklist UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ♦ SilverCloud Interactive Mental Health Resource: https://caps.umich.edu/article/silvercloud-interactive-mental-health-resource ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.dgonzalezpercussion.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com Supported in part by the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance Wellness Initiative, EXCEL Lab, and the Eisenberg Family Depression Center. Thank you!
08:45
January 21, 2022
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 0: Hey, We're Back!
Music & Mindset S2 Ep. 0: Hey, We're Back!
WELCOME BACK! Whether you're a super-fan or this is your first listen, we hope you'll enjoy Music & Mindset, a podcast that promotes mental health in the categories of mind, body, and spirit. Music & Mindset incorporates nature sounds, voiceovers, percussion music, and electroacoustic soundscapes to create an enjoyable and engaging sonic space. This bi-weekly audio series is both practical and uplifting, a podcast that listeners can turn to easily when they are feeling stressed or burnt out. We’re excited to dive into deep discussion on topics like “Busting Creative Blockers,” “Talent Doesn’t Exist,” and “Hitting the Reset Button.” Each episode is just 10 minutes, making it fun and easy to carve a little YOU time into your day. Join us starting Friday, January 21st for new episodes— thanks for joining us!
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January 14, 2022
Music & Mindset Ep. 11: Nature and Engaging the Senses
Music & Mindset Ep. 11: Nature and Engaging the Senses
Whether you're the plant parent of fifty succulents or struggling to step outside for just 5 minutes a day, this episode is for you! Gala discusses the importance of nature physically, mentally, and creatively, and Danielle gives her top tips on how to fully engage the senses during your next outdoor experience. Thanks so much for listening to this first season of Music & Mindset— we’ll be taking a little break this summer to plan the next stage of the podcast! Keep an eye on Gala and Danielle’s websites and social media for updates about our next episode release. — All nature sounds featured in today’s episode were selected from the Yellowstone National Park Sound Library. Credit: NPS & MSU Acoustic Atlas / Jennifer Jerrett. — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ Yellowstone National Park Sound Library: https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/soundlibrary.htm ♦ 5-Minute Nature Meditation: https://blog.calm.com/blog/escape-to-serenity-with-this-5-minute-nature-meditation ♦ 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Grounding Technique: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/behavioral-health-partners/bhp-blog/april-2018/5-4-3-2-1-coping-technique-for-anxiety.aspx ♦ Meditating Outside: https://mindworks.org/blog/meditating-outside-nature/ UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.dgonzalezpercussion.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
08:27
May 30, 2021
Music & Mindset Ep. 10: Creating "Bad" Art
Music & Mindset Ep. 10: Creating "Bad" Art
"Mistakes are necessary, stumbles are normal," Julia Cameron tells us in The Artist's Way. Whether you are a performing artist or someone who enjoys the idea of creative play, this episode is for anyone willing to try new things outside of their speciality in a non-judgmental way! Check out Danielle's top 4 tips for getting starting, and hear how Gala gets un-stuck when composing starts to seem like doomsday. — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Wandering Thoughts" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez "Leila's Song" for fixed media by Gala Flagello "Dreams & Realities" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "Make Bad Art, Too": https://austinkleon.com/2020/04/15/make-bad-art-too/ ♦ "Why You Shouldn't Stop Making Bad Art": https://themeaningmovement.com/bad-art/ ♦ "How to Be OK With Making Mistakes": https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/divorce-course/202005/how-be-ok-making-mistakes UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.dgonzalezpercussion.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
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May 17, 2021
Music & Mindset Ep. 9: Tapping Into Your Childlike Creativity
Music & Mindset Ep. 9: Tapping Into Your Childlike Creativity
Are you feeling stuck in your creative pursuits? Want to try a new hobby or way of working but there's that tiny voice in your brain saying, "You just aren't creative"? We're here to prove that voice WRONG! In this episode of Music & Mindset, Danielle and Gala discuss mindset habits, activities, and personal experiences that'll help take you from Anxious Almost-Artist to Excited Experimenter! — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Leila's Song" for fixed media by Gala Flagello "Sandpiper" for fixed media by Gala Flagello — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ Steal Like An Artist and Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ John Cleese, “How to Be Creative”: https://vimeo.com/176474304 ♦ National Institute for Play: www.nifplay.org UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.dgonzalezpercussion.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
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May 03, 2021
Music & Mindset Ep. 8: Combating Feelings of Isolation
Music & Mindset Ep. 8: Combating Feelings of Isolation
It's not just you— EVERYONE has dealt with feelings of loneliness as a result of this last year! But loneliness can strike during any world situation and can happen to anyone at any time. So what can you do? On today's episode, Gala and Danielle explore strategies to combat feelings of isolation. — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Aleathea" for fixed media by Gala Flagello "Long Days" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "How to Deal with Loneliness: 5 Ways to Stop Feeling Lonely": https://www.cigna.com/individuals-families/health-wellness/how-to-deal-with-loneliness ♦ "17 Easy Things To Do When You’re Feeling Lonely": https://psychiatry.uchicago.edu/news/17-easy-things-do-when-youre-feeling-lonely ♦ "Create Your Own Self-Care Toolkit": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irG9q9hqV_E UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.dgonzalezpercussion.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
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April 18, 2021
Music & Mindset Ep. 7: Building Your Sacred Space
Music & Mindset Ep. 7: Building Your Sacred Space
What is a sacred space, and how can it help your creativity and mindfulness? Today we're sharing ways to build—and update!—your sacred space, no matter how big or small it may be. Danielle discusses the different forms this space can take, and Gala tells the story of her recent space overhaul. — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Wandering Thoughts" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez "Citrine" for clarinet and ukulele by Gala Flagello — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "The Connection Between Your Home and Your Sense of Well-Being": https://www.uwhealth.org/health-wellness/the-connection-between-your-home-and-your-sense-of-well-being/52003 ♦ "5 Tips for Creating Sacred Space": https://www.huffpost.com/entry/sacred-space_b_3094267 ♦ "Make Your Space Sacred": https://www.gaiam.com/blogs/discover/make-your-space-sacred UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.dgonzalezpercussion.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
08:24
April 05, 2021
Music & Mindset Ep. 6: Modulating Energy Up & Down
Music & Mindset Ep. 6: Modulating Energy Up & Down
Do you constantly feel like a live wire? Or maybe you're lethargic and trying to gain some momentum? In today's episode, we talk all about ENERGY! Listen to the first segment with Gala if you're an oft-anxious person looking for new techniques to calm down. Listen to the second segment with Danielle (starting at 4:24) if you want to try an exercise to perk up your tired body and mind. — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Fragile Goods" for solo percussion by Gala Flagello "Citrine" for clarinet and ukulele by Gala Flagello Nature sounds courtesy of the National Park Service. Learn (and listen to!) more at https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/soundlibrary.htm — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ Modulating energy DOWN with nature sounds, meditation, and easy stretching: https://wellbeing.studentlife.umich.edu/take-break ♦ Modulating energy UP with simple lifestyle changes: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/sleep-and-tiredness/self-help-tips-to-fight-fatigue/ UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.dgonzalezpercussion.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
10:35
March 21, 2021
Music & Mindset Ep. 5: Distress Tolerance
Music & Mindset Ep. 5: Distress Tolerance
Stage fright! Sudden panic! The sky is falling! What can we do to stay present when our body's response is (perhaps incorrectly) fight-or-flight? On today's episode, Danielle and Gala explore the concept of distress tolerance—with a helpful, memorable acronym to boot! — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Dreams and Realities" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez "Comments by Computers" for high voice and piano by Gala Flagello "Fragile Goods" for solo percussion by Gala Flagello, written for and performed by Danielle Gonzalez "Wandering Thoughts" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "Distress Tolerance Skills" PDF: https://www.therapistaid.com/worksheets/dbt-distress-tolerance-skills.pdf ♦ "Tolerating Distress" Workbook: https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/Resources/Looking-After-Yourself/Tolerating-Distress ♦ "Distress Tolerance in Dialectical Behavior Therapy": https://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/distress-tolerance-dialectical-behavior-therapy-0117134 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.dgonzalezpercussion.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
10:27
March 07, 2021
Music & Mindset Ep. 4: Journaling to Declutter Your Mind
Music & Mindset Ep. 4: Journaling to Declutter Your Mind
Whether you've never journaled in your life (but you want to try) or you already write a daily gratitude list, this episode is for you! Danielle and Gala share their top 3 tips for a journaling practice that will untangle your thoughts, help you feel present, and put that constant brain chatter to better use. Blank notebook or Bullet Journal? Morning pages or nighttime brain-dump? Time to create a journaling practice that will actually stick. — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Dreams and Realities" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez "High Hopes" for fixed media by Gala Flagello — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "What's All This About Journaling?": https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/25/style/journaling-benefits.html ♦ "11 Journaling Tips For People Who Are Absolutely Terrible At Keeping A Journal": https://www.bustle.com/p/11-journaling-tips-for-people-who-are-absolutely-terrible-at-keeping-a-journal-15514789 ♦ "Journaling for Mental Health": https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentID=4552&ContentTypeID=1 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.dgonzalezpercussion.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
10:23
February 21, 2021
Music & Mindset Ep. 3: Guided Restorative Yoga & Meditation
Music & Mindset Ep. 3: Guided Restorative Yoga & Meditation
What is the mind/body connection? Why do we need it, and how do we achieve it? On today's episode, Gala and Danielle help connect your thoughts and your physical body through easy beginner yoga and meditation (and, of course, a few profound quotes from The Artist's Way!). The video version of today's episode can be found at bit.ly/mm3yoga — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Persist" for chamber orchestra and two sopranos by Gala Flagello "Long Days" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez "All Lines From Lead To" for two flutes by Gala Flagello — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle at Mota Thai Yoga (online and in-person): www.motathaiyoga.com ♦ Short, easy meditation videos and mindfulness collection: https://wellbeing.studentlife.umich.edu/take-break ♦ "8 Things to Know About Meditation for Health": https://www.nccih.nih.gov/health/tips/things-to-know-about-meditation-for-health UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.dgonzalezpercussion.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
17:04
February 07, 2021
Music & Mindset Ep. 2: Feeling Safe and Comfortable in Your Body
Music & Mindset Ep. 2: Feeling Safe and Comfortable in Your Body
Amidst the barrage of notifications, to do list tasks, and calendar reminders, how can we feel calm, safe, and settled in our body? How can we tell our body that it doesn't need to be in "fight or flight" mode? Today we're sharing two simple but impactful exercises—deep breathing and a body scan—that will help you reconnect your mind and body, slow those racing thoughts, and promote a feeling of physical comfort and safety. — Music featured in today’s episode (in order of appearance): "Breathing Music" for fixed media by Gala Flagello "Wandering Thoughts" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez "Citrine" for clarinet and ukulele by Gala Flagello — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic! EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "Stress Management: Breathing Exercises for Relaxation": https://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/uz2255 ♦ "10 Breathing Techniques": https://www.healthline.com/health/breathing-exercise#breath-focus ♦ "Breath control helps quell errant stress response": https://www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/relaxation-techniques-breath-control-helps-quell-errant-stress-response UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care-package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.dgonzalezpercussion.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
11:34
January 24, 2021
 Music & Mindset Ep. 1: Finding Balance in the Day-to-Day
Music & Mindset Ep. 1: Finding Balance in the Day-to-Day
All work and no play leaving you burnt out? Today we're sharing three key ways to find balance in everyday life! Danielle discusses addressing your needs and navigating work vs. play time, and Gala dives into what it means to make time for yourself. — Music featured in today's episode:  "All Lines From Lead To" for two flutes by Gala Flagello "Dreams and Realities" for vibraphone and kick drum by Danielle Gonzalez — While we are champions of carefully crafted wellness practices and meaningful mental health conversations in the performing arts, we are not health professionals. Music & Mindset is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. To that end, we've put together the below list of resources so that you can further explore today's episode topic!  EPISODE-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ "Seven Types of Self-Care Activities for Coping with Stress": https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/shyness-is-nice/201403/seven-types-self-care-activities-coping-stress ♦ National Institutes of Health's "Emotional Wellness Checklist": https://www.nih.gov/sites/default/files/health-info/wellness-toolkits/emotional-wellness-checklist.pdf ♦ National Institutes of Health's "Physical Wellness Checklist": https://www.nih.gov/sites/default/files/health-info/wellness-toolkits/physical-wellness-checklist.pdf UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-SPECIFIC RESOURCES: ♦ If you are in crisis, please call 911, CAPS at 734-764-8312, or UM Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 734-936-5900 ♦ Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS): 734-764-8312 or email caps-uofm@umich.edu ♦ CAPS Groups, Lunch Series, and Workshops: https://caps.umich.edu/article/groups-lunch-series-workshop-opportunities ♦ Struggling with your mental health but not sure where to start? Contact a UHS Care Manager: https://uhs.umich.edu/caremanager ♦ Well-Being for UM Students: https://uhs.umich.edu/well-being ♦ For mental health and wellness information, please consult https://uhs.umich.edu/wolverine-wellness ♦ Download the UM CAPS Stressbusters mobile app: https://caps.umich.edu/article/stressbusters-wellness-mobile-app ♦ Contact embedded School of Music, Theatre & Dance counselor Emily Hyssong, LMSW, at emhyss@umich.edu ♦ COVID-19 Specific Support: https://caps.umich.edu/article/mental-health-care- package-coping-covid-19 ♦ Campus Mindworks: https://campusmindworks.org/ ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: ♦ Yoga with Danielle: www.dgonzalezpercussion.com ♦ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home ♦ Headspace (meditation app): https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app ♦ Calm (meditation app): https://www.calm.com/ ♦ Relaxation Skills for Anxiety: https://medicine.umich.edu/sites/default/files/content/downloads/Relaxation-Skills-for-Anxiety.pdf GALA AND DANIELLE'S BOOK LIST: ♦ The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron ♦ DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan ♦ How to... Mindfulness Essentials Series by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Your True Home by Thich Nhat Hanh ♦ Keep Going by Austin Kleon ♦ Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon ♦ Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk by Danielle Krysa ♦ Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching ♦ The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle ♦ The Savvy Musician by David Cutler FIND US ONLINE: ♦ Gala Flagello (composer, educator, and nonprofit director): www.galaflagello.com ♦ Danielle Gonzalez (multimedia percussionist and yoga teacher): www.dgonzalezpercussion.com
07:08
January 10, 2021
Music & Mindset Ep. 0: Hello and Welcome!
Music & Mindset Ep. 0: Hello and Welcome!
Welcome to Music & Mindset, a podcast promoting mental health in the categories of mind, body and spirit. Music & Mindset incorporates interviews, nature sounds, voiceovers, percussion music, and soundscapes to create an enjoyable and engaging sonic space. This twice-monthly audio series is both practical and uplifting, a podcast that listeners can turn to easily when they are feeling stressed or burnt out. In this preview episode, meet co-hosts Gala Flagello (composer and nonprofit director) and Danielle Gonzalez (percussionist and yogi). Thanks for joining us!
00:52
January 05, 2021