Write Songs While You Sleep…WHAT WHAT WHAT???

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Creativity and problem solving do not happen when you are “trying to think”.  These functions work much better when you are relaxed. You have heard the expression “sleep on it”.  That is because during relaxing activities like sleep, the mind is better able to process problemsolving tasks like song writing.  So relax and watch this video!

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Creativity and problem solving do not happen when you are “trying to think”.  These functions work much better when you are relaxed. You have heard the expression “sleep on it”.  That is because during relaxing activities like sleep, the mind is better able to process problemsolving tasks like song writing.  So relax and watch this video!

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Wrong Turn?

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How do you know that you’re making the right decisions?  You might be screwing up big time and not even realize it! Don’t make another wrong turn. Watch this video right now!

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How do you know that you’re making the right decisions?  You might be screwing up big time and not even realize it! Don’t make another wrong turn. Watch this video right now!

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We’re Not Worthy!

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If you’re going around feeling unworthy then you’re never going to get what you want. Forget about being worthy… that’s just baggage. Get over your worthiness issue and start living. Don’t miss this video!

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    If you’re going around feeling unworthy then you’re never going to get what you want. Forget about being worthy… that’s just baggage. Get over your worthiness issue and start living. Don’t miss this video!

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Pure Energy

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Want more energy?  Just watch this vid.  I won’t spoil it for you, but I will say this, most of us are going the wrong way with this by constantly trying to boost energy with more stimulants like caffeine.  Do I have your attention?

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    Want more energy?  Just watch this vid.  I won’t spoil it for you, but I will say this, most of us are going the wrong way with this by constantly trying to boost energy with more stimulants like caffeine.  Do I have your attention?

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Your Personal “Girl Friday”

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You hear this word a lot today; “Outsourcing”. Everyone is doing it, from tiny start ups to major corporations. Even individuals are turning to outsourcing. Think about it.  Do most people change their own oil any more? How many people do you know who still mow their own lawns? But outsourcing has gone beyond manual labor tasks. More and more people are outsourcing all kinds of things from gift buying to online dating. These days, you can out source just about anything!

 

Of course if you want to “outsource your life” as the book says you are going to have to pay. For instance, it will cost you around $800 a month, to have a virtual assistant through taskseveryday.com.

 

However, there is an entirely different type of outsourcing, that won’t cost you a dime.

 

What I am about to tell you may sound odd or even crazy to many of you but stay with me and I believe that you will see the truth of it.

 

If you know anything at all about me you know that I am a results driven person. In other words, if it works I do it!  I’m not too concerned with the why’s and how’s as long as I get the result that I want.  Recently, I have discovered  that I have  access to more help that I had ever imagined possible. You may have heard the expression “turn it over to your “higher power.” That is exactly what I have started doing, with some surprising results.

 

But let’s back up for a minute. We all have had strange coincidences on our life; times when things seem to mysteriously just work out. Let me site an example from Jean Slatter’s book Hiring the Heavens.  A woman looses the pearl from her ring while gardening and then a few hours later finds her dog playing with something which turns out to be the missing pearl.

 

The skeptic in me jumps up and says, “That’s why it’s called a COINCIDENCE!” But, let’s just pretend for a minute that there is some higher power at work here.  It doesn’t hurt to pretend right? After all you played all kinds of pretend games as a kid. Even some adults play role playing games, and do war reenactments.  No harm. No foul. Right?  While we are at it let’s pretend that this “higher power” is not judging us, or telling us what to do, or trying to run our lives in any way. In fact since this is our fantasy, let’s say that this power is at our complete disposal; at our command in fact. We wield this power and can cause it to do what we want at will.  But it is more than a magic wand or replicator like they have on Star Trek. This is an intelligent force. This higher power understands us and knows what we actually mean when we ask for something. It doesn’t need complicated programming like a computerized device like a replicator, and it always has our best interest in mind.  We can think of this higher power is a sort all powerful, all knowing “Girl Friday.”

 

So now that you have this all power Girl Friday at your disposal, what would you have her do? Help you design your website? Mix and master your CD? Find a sound man for your next show? Create the perfect promotional campaign for your latest release?

 

Let’s just assume that our Girl Friday can handle any task that you throw at her with total and complete ease. Our Girl Friday is so good in fact, she actually knows when something that we are asking for isn’t really in our best interest and she is able find a better alternative.  Now who wouldn’t want to have some one like that at on their team?

 

Kids, I’m hear to tell you that you actually do have this assistance. Your higher power or “Our Girl Friday” is ready and waiting to help out whenever you need her.

 

I can hear you saying, “Wait a minute. Are you telling me that I am supposed to turn over my life to some figment of my imagination?”

 

Yes I am! And No I’m not… Let me explain.

 

It doesn’t matter if your higher power is some product of your own imagination or consciousness or if it is angels, spirit guides, extra-dimensional beings, or aliens.  In fact it can be anything that you want it to be. If you are a religious person, your higher power may take the form of Jesus, Muhammad, Buddha or Krishna. If you consider your self “spiritual but not religious” you may choose to envision angels or spirit guides that help you. If you are a hard core atheist you may think of your higher power as accessing the quantum field, the collective consciousness, your higher self, or engaging the frontal lobe. It doesn’t really matter.  Remember what I said at the beginning of this discussion. We only care about one thing…results!  Without going into a bunch of psychological mumbo jumbo, it is a proven fact that people tend to create more, do more, accomplish more when they have a sense that they are being helped by something outside of and greater than themselves. There is a lot of debate about where this help comes from, but that is a discussion for another article. The point is; it works. So we will use it!

 

So how do we go about getting Girl Friday working for us? Let’s break this down into a few easy steps.

 

  1. Have a      desire. Want something. It can be small, or it can be gi-normous. It      doesn’t matter no job is too big or too small for Our Girl Friday!

 

  1. Ask…      “ye have not because ye ask not”. Open your mouth and VERBALLY ask. Don’t      mumble your request. Don’t ask timidly at all.  Ask with authority. Our Girl Friday is      at your disposal. She just needs to know what you want her to do. Make      your request firmly.

 

  1. Give      thanks. Be grateful. When you ask one of your employees or a co-worker to      do something you always say, “Thanks.” Right? This works for Girl Friday      too!

 

  1. Let it      go! It is done. Move on. You don’t have to worry about it. When it enters      your mind, remind yourself that Our Girl Friday is on it. She knows      EXACTLY what do. There is no need to worry. No need to keep asking or      reminding her. Remind yourself that it is done.

 

 

It is very important that you have a light hearted attitude through out this entire process. Have fun with this. Giggle. Laugh. Keep it light and enjoy the process. No begging or pleading. No desperate appeals. Ask with joy and gratitude. Have faith that it is in the works. Also, be patient. Our Girl Friday is on it!

 

Lou Lombardi is a musician and motivational author and educator. He works with musicians helping them create sustainability, vitality, and longevity.  Get Lou’s 5 Quick Tip Videos TOTALLY FREE at Rockstarbodies.net

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You hear this word a lot today; “Outsourcing”. Everyone is doing it, from tiny start ups to major corporations. Even individuals are turning to outsourcing. Think about it.  Do most people change their own oil any more? How many people do you know who still mow their own lawns? But outsourcing has gone beyond manual…

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Are You The Right Person?

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A lot of musicians are worried about being at the right place at the right time.  However they never consider if they are the “right person”.

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A lot of musicians are worried about being at the right place at the right time.  However they never consider if they are the “right person”.

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Success Tip #37: Head Games

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Head Games… not just a hit song by Foreigner. the lyric, “If you want to win you’ve got to learn how to play head games” refers to a romantic relationship, and may or may not be true. I know the idea of playing “head games” is normally thought of as a bad thing. In the case of the Foreigner song it’s the idea of stringing your lover along while you’re thinking about something better on the next horizon. But there are more innocent games, and helpful games too. We are always playing little head games or mind games with ourselves. Like when when we say that we are only going to have one cookie, but we know that one cookie usually turns into a nice round number like 3. Oh hell, might as well finish the box now. This way I won’t eat any tomorrow! Sound familiar? How about when it’s tax time and we convince ourselves that it would be much easier to file everything at the last minute. It’s a little game we play with ourselves. We justify, and rationalize to avoid discomfort or to game momentary pleasure. We all do it…and we do it a lot. Usually anything that you are procrastinating is a case of rationalizing that later would be better than sooner. We tell ourselves stories about how we don’t have time or it will be too difficult right now, or we need to wait until we have more energy, and there isn’t a Star Trek marathon on syfy channel. I’m not here to beat you up or tell you that you are full of shit and you better get your act together. Not at all.

Focus on your strengths

As you may or may not know I am big proponent of capitalizing on strengths as opposed to trying to over come weaknesses. What if we could turn these little games around a bit so that they would work for us as opposed to against us? As I said, we are all given to this tendency to tell stories when trying to avoid some thing that we think is going to be difficult. The key word is “think” it’s all in your head. The pain, the discomfort, is just a perception. After all what would happen if you did something totally crazy and did your taxes early this year? What if you said to yourself…”I know I really don’t have the time to do this but, I’m going to spend few minutes on this tax thing tonight. A few minutes won’t hurt too much.” What do you think would happen? A few minutes, as in fifteen minutes is totally doable. Even the biggest tax wimp would have to admit that they could spend 15 minutes organizing receipts with no ill effects. Now, what is the reality here? The reality here is that if do something for 15 minutes you are way more likely to continue and get a lot more done than you expected. This is the same as the cookie turning into 3 or 10. Before you know it you’ve eaten the entire box and your taxes are done.

How to use Head Games

I use these head games for all sorts of things including working out. If I am feeling really lazy. I may say something to myself like, “Okay…I’ll just go for like a 10 or 15 minute brisk walk.” I have NEVER gone for a 10 minute brisk walk.. It always turns into at least 30 minutes of running. I will also use head games when I feel more like watching Netflix than working in the studio. I say something like, “I’ll just go down to the studio for a few minutes. I’ll just listen want to listen to one mix.” and I almost always end up getting a lot done…a lot more than just tweaking a mix

A body in motion

If you’ve seen my Quick Tip videos you know that one of my quick tips is to simply move. It is a law of physics. A body at rest tends to remain at rest. A body in motion tends to remain in motion. That initial start though is the hardest part, and it is usually a lot easier to keep going once you’re up and running . This is physics in action. Keep this in mind when you are tempted to procrastinate. Then tell yourself, “I’ll just go for a short run.” “I’ll just practice for 15 minutes.” “I’ll just do a few sets at the gym today.” Not to contradict Tom Petty, but “the waiting” is not hardest part. Starting is the hardest part. Get your body in motion and you will see results, but sometime you have to learn how to play head games.

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Head Games… not just a hit song by Foreigner. the lyric, “If you want to win you’ve got to learn how to play head games” refers to a romantic relationship, and may or may not be true. I know the idea of playing “head games” is normally thought of as a bad thing. In the…

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3 Tips to Help You Avoid This Beginner’s Mistake

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As you know by now I am a huge proponent of exercise as a way to stimulate everything from creativity and problem-solving, to generating a sense of gratitude and the drive to succeed.

These are all VERY important for musicians.  And exercise is the quickest and simplest way to get these juices flowing. However, many times in our exuberance we actually over do it and end up creating the opposite of what we want to accomplish.  It’s very important that you feel good.  Feeling good is the basis for creating great music and putting on a great musical performance.

My major screw up!

Several years ago I found myself really out of shape and decided that it was time that I did something out it. I went to the gym for the first time after about a 10 year hiatus.  I remembered approximately where I had left of, at least I thought that I did… about how much weight I had lifted, how many reps, which exercises I did etc…  In spite of this little voice saying, “Don’t you think that you should take it easy? After all it’s been at least ten years since you trained.”  “Oh what do you know?” I replied, “I took resistive exercise in college.  I know what I am doing.”  I launched right in at full tilt, pumping away at each exercise totally determined to shape up.  I only worked out for about and hour that first time. No need to over do it.   I felt surprisingly good afterwards.
I awoke the next morning unable to lift my arms above my shoulders, or turn my head more than 45 degrees to the left or right.  My back was stiff, and I could barely walk.  I shaped right up alright.  I took the shape of Grandpa Stucky, the only things missing were baggy slacks pulled up to my nipples and a cane.  The cane would have actually been helpful.  “Okay, you’re a little stiff.” I rationalized.  “I’m sure I feel a lot better tomorrow and then I can get right back to the gym.”  Day 2: The stiffness was now stiffness with muscular pain.  The pain deepened over the course of the day and into the next day.  It seemed to work its way in to my bones.  I was so sore that I became sick to my stomach.  It was three weeks before I could go back to the gym.  When I did go back I worked out like a sissy.  Very light weight, lots of stretching, and I limited my workouts to no more than 30 minutes.  Lesson learned!

Don’t set yourself back on your way up!

Follow these tips to avoid my “major screw up” and feel great.

1.  Start out easy.  In the beginning a little exercise will go a long way.  Brisk walking or light jogging is plenty for a beginner. Hint: if you used to work out but haven’t in a year or more, you’re now a beginner!
2.  If you’re going to use weights, or weight machines start out with light weight and work up slowly.  2-3 sets of light weight with no more that 10 reps. There will be a period of experimentation when starting out. Just accept that.
3.   Get help! I highly recommend that you work with a trainer. At the very least read some books, and do some research on the internet, just to get a general idea of where to start.  Be aware that there is a lot of B.S. out there that’s why it’s best to work with a trainer to get you started off in the most efficient way possible.

It won’t take as long as you think!

Take your time and work up slowly. You will be much better off in the long run.  You will be much more likely to stick with it and expand your regimen,  and avoid this novice mistake. Once you have laid the foundation you can expand your workouts, and increase the intensity at a pace that is good for you!  You will feel better; have more energy, more creativity, and the ability to give truly dynamic performances.
Lou Lombardi is a musician and motivational author and educator. He works with musicians helping them create sustainability, vitality, and longevity.  Get Lou’s 5 Quick Tip Videos TOTALLY FREE at Rockstarbodiesformusiciansover40.com
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As you know by now I am a huge proponent of exercise as a way to stimulate everything from creativity and problem-solving, to generating a sense of gratitude and the drive to succeed. These are all VERY important for musicians.  And exercise is the quickest and simplest way to get these juices flowing. However, many…

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7 “SECRETS” TO KEEP YOU ROCKING OVER 40 AND BEYOND!

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All musicians that are obsessed with their talent wish for nothing more than a successful music career even after the age of 40.  Here are 7 tips to help you along, not necessarily in any particular order.

  1. Appearance:  Face it.  People are judging you on your looks at least to some degree.  You can jump up and down and say it’s not fair, and while you might get a good work out it won’t change a damn thing.  Just accept it and make the necessary changes.  Start taking pride in your appearance.  When was the last time you changed you hairstyle?  Are you still wearing your flannel from the 90’s or parachute pants from the 80’s?  Take a look at some music magazines.  I’m not talking about your 30 year collection of Guitar Player magazines either.  Get some current issues and see what everyone is wearing. There are many looks out there to pick from; you don’t need to be super skinny or a fashion model to pull them off either.  You want to look your best on stage, have awestruck fans, you have to look good, and a beer belly just doesn’t cut it.  Clean does, fashionable does, good body shape does, and looking healthy does.  This brings me to my next point.
  2. Health I (Exercise):  Rough, tired looking skin and achy, unenthusiastic bodies can only mean you are lacking something.  Do you exercise?  If not then join the human race!  There is no way to keep the youthful vitality without some kind or workout regimen. You are in show business after all.  I can hear some of you say, “No, I am musician.”  Right you are in show business!  Very few actors do not exercise.  This is not just some nice hobby to have.  It is part of the business.  If you want to be in this business well into your 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s and beyond, you need to get an exercise program in place right now!
  3. Health II (Diet): The older you get the more this becomes a factor.  Do yourself a huge favour.  Don’t wait until your doctor tells you that you have clogged arteries or that you are borderline diabetic.  Start adding healthy foods to your diet right now.  This doesn’t mean that you can’t have anything tasty.  You can still eat what you like, but the word is moderation.  However, you must include good for you foods and supplements.
  4. Experience:  You can practice until you fingers bleed but at some point, you have to get out of the basement and on to the stage.  The first time you do it, you may find that you know a lot less than you think.  Congratulations!  You have just had a major learning experience.  You will get better with time.  It’s not that you are stupid or don’t know what you are doing.  The stage is a completely different animal.  It is more about mastering yourself than mastering your instrument.
  5. Dedication:  You may have asked yourself “Do I have what it takes?”  The only thing that you really need is a burning desire that is so strong that you will allow NOTHING to get in the way of your goals.  Once you have that, then you can answer this question with a resounding, “Yes!”
  6. Practice:  Set aside time on a regular basis, preferably everyday to work on playing, or singing things that you don’t know.  The temptation here is to play all the stuff that you are good at, because it makes you sound good.  Resist this ego trip.  Don’t be afraid to totally suck, just like you did when you first started.  This is the only way to grow successfully!
  7. Rest: Are you having trouble coming up with the last verse to that hit song that you’ve been pounding away at?  Maybe you need to just chill and come back to it tomorrow.  We are so busy trying to do more and more that we forget the value of true rest.  This is how the body and the mind rejuvenate; most of us are not getting enough rest to reset our systems.  This leads to frustration, burn out, early aging, and weight gain.  You will be a lot more productive with adequate sleep, than you ever will with pushing yourself self, day in and day out.  Get more sleep and get more done!

Lou Lombardi is a musician and motivational author and educator.  He works with musicians helping them create sustainability, vitality, and longevity.  Get Lou’s 5 Quick Tip Videos TOTALLY FREE at Rockstarbodiesformusiciansover40.com

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All musicians that are obsessed with their talent wish for nothing more than a successful music career even after the age of 40.  Here are 7 tips to help you along, not necessarily in any particular order. Appearance:  Face it.  People are judging you on your looks at least to some degree.  You can jump…

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Avoiding Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

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Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) could curtail your musical career, so it’s well worthwhile taking a look at these web sites to find out how you can avoid it

by Amanda Lowe

Musicians, especially those who use computers, have a comparatively high risk of developing Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), a debilitating condition which can bring musical careers to a swift and painful end. RSI is the damage to muscles, tendons, nerves, and other soft body tissues which comes about when you perform the same small task again and again. ‘Small tasks’ include many of the seemingly innocuous activities involved in operating a typical desktop computer, or in practising a musical instrument.

It’s easy to blame age, rheumatism, or ‘overdoing it a bit’ for the RSI symptoms (typically aching hands/fingers, increasing clumsiness, or loss of strength), which is why the condition is often not treated early enough. RSI is far easier to prevent than to cure, so it’s worth knowing about ways to minimise the risks. With this in mind, here are some web resources which can answer typical questions about RSI, whether you’re looking for prevention or treatment.

Be Informed
For a start, it’s well worth finding out a bit about RSI. You can contact the UK RSI Association through its web site at www.rsi.org.uk — they sell an information pack, but the site itself has precious little information other than their contact details. Much more useful for web-based information is www.rsi-uk.org.uk, which is the home page for the RSI UK mailing list. Not only is there the facility to subscribe to the mailing list itself, but you can also read a selection of articles and an FAQ on the subject. US-based general information sites can be found at the US-based Cumulative Trauma Disorders Resource Network (www.ctdrn.org), and the Los Angeles RSI site (www.geocities.com/la_rsi).

Easing The Strain Of Computing
If you feel so inclined, there are many ergonomic gadgets that can help ease the strain of using a computer. There are various keyboard designs that can help in avoiding awkward postures, but your keyboard location and your typing technique is as important as the keyboard design. A great general-purpose resource on keyboard selection and use is the Typing Injury FAQ site (www.tifaq.org), which lists a number of alternative ergonomic keyboard options, as well as offering advice on how to use them to their best advantage.

If you’re doing a lot of typing, you might want to consider an alternative way to input text, in order to cut down the time you have to spend at the keyboard. The C•Pen (www.cpen.com) is one option; this lets you scan printed text and transfer it as a file to your computer. Alternatively, if you already own a scanner, you could check out one of the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) packages, such as Abbyy Finereader (www.abbyy.com) or Adobe Acrobat Capture (www.adobe.com), which allow you to scan printed pages and convert them to editable files automatically. Voice recognition could also be worth considering if your hands are already causing you pain, although these usually require dedicated training, and the technology is very much in its infancy

Working On Your Playing Technique
If you play an instrument, you should spend some time studying how you sit or stand when playing — a full-length mirror can help here — in order to identify any areas of tension or unnecessary pressure. You should always try to find the most comfortable way of achieving results. If your playing style is uncomfortable, or causes you pain, you should try to change how you do it.

If you have difficulty analysing your own physical playing habits, or if you’ve discovered a problem but don’t know what to do, don’t despair. Try the Musicians & Injuries site, at www.engr.unl.edu/ee/eeshop/ music.html, to begin with, as this not only gives a reading list, but also provides loads of on-line information and links specific to musicians, broken down into sections covering individual instruments.

Although sites like this provide a great deal of information, sorting out performance problems can often involve in-depth postural reassessment, and there are a number of techniques available which can help you to do this. One of the most popular is the Alexander technique, which is concerned with re-educating your body to rid it of bad habits picked up over the years. It is based on a thorough knowledge of anatomy, as well as using Yogic relaxation principles. A large amount of information about the Alexander technique can be found at the Alexander Technique International site (www.ati-net.com), as well as lists of books, videos and periodicals which can be of use. The Alexander technique does take a certain amount of commitment to master, and if you’re serious about taking it up you really need a teacher who can guide you. Fortunately, Alexander Technique International also has a large and up-to-date listing of Alexander technique instructors throughout the world, with 75 listed for the UK alone.

Yoga is another technique that can help you take control of your own body. You don’t need to be able to twist your feet around the back of your head, but some of the Yoga stretching techniques are of particular interest to anyone concerned about RSI. A good site to visit is www.mydailyyoga.com, which has a whole section dedicated to RSI stretches, complete with animated pictures showing them in action. Once you have found a few favourites that suit you, try to include them in your daily routine and you’ll soon feel the benefit. Bear in mind, as well, that the relaxation and meditation elements of Yoga can also reduce your levels of stress, which will in turn decrease your risk of developing strain injuries.

T’ai Chi also has an excellent reputation as a good form of relaxation, as well as a gentle form of exercise consisting of a series of movements performed slowly and methodically. You can find lots of information about the many applications of Tai Chi at the UK’s Tai Chi Union site (http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/taichi), and there is a good list of books, videos and links at www.thetaichisite.com. Like the Alexander technique, however, Tai Chi is also best learned from a teacher, because trying to learn ‘The Form’ (as the series of movements are called) from books, videos or web sites can be very difficult. Locating a teacher couldn’t be easier, though, using the world map at www.airtel.net/hosting/fjvelasco/mapindex.html. I found 77 teachers for the UK alone.

And these aren’t the only techniques available which are known to aid prevention of, and recovery from, RSI. There’s also the Feldenkrais (www.feldenkrais.com) and Trager (www.trager.com) methods, Rolfing (www.rolf.org), Hellerwork (www.hellerwork.com), and Pilates (www.pilatesfoundation.com), so you ought to be able to find something to suit you.

Alternative Remedies
If you would prefer a more passive form of body awareness, hypnotherapy can be very effective, not only at reducing the pain of any existing RSI, but also for instilling good postural habits, relaxation techniques, and stress management. Surf to the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis web site (www.bsch.org.uk) to find a reputable practitioner in your own area.

Homeopathic remedies will be popular with some musicians, and there is a list of RSI-specific suggestions at www.homeoint.org/site/price/workers.htm. It’s also worth mentioning that cod liver oil (when coupled with rest or moderation) is known to help your body to return to normal functioning after RSI symptoms have developed. You don’t have to drink it and have that awful taste in your mouth all day — you can buy it in capsule form. And, speaking of oils, a low-fat diet can intensify the symptoms of RSI. It would be wise to consult a doctor or dietician if you suspect that your diet might be aggravating RSI.

Work Soft, Play Soft
The main thing to remember from day to day is that you have to pace yourself and take breaks regularly. At least every hour or so, take a couple of minutes and have a stretch. It’s worth bearing in mind that even perfect working ergonomics can cause problems if you stay too still for long periods of time, so shift position frequently. Your hands are one of your most important work tools, so respect them, don’t overstretch them, and make life as easy as possible for them.

This article by Amanda  is from the Sound on Sound website http://www.soundonsound.com/

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) could curtail your musical career, so it’s well worthwhile taking a look at these web sites to find out how you can avoid it by Amanda Lowe Musicians, especially those who use computers, have a comparatively high risk of developing Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), a debilitating condition which can bring musical…

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