CalmLife

A series of stories curated to help you live your best calm life

People Behind the Music

My Kingdom for a Cimbalom

Like many before him, Chester Englander was an accomplished classical musician barely making rent. Trained as a percussionist at the Cleveland Institute of Music, he…

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Health and Wellness

Can Music Really Help Us Relax?

Many believe strongly that music can actually heal our mind, body and soul. Whether or not you take this view, there’s no denying that music…

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People Behind the Music

The Other Piano Man

Few pianist-composers can list Peanuts, The Doors, Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar and the Velveteen Rabbit as influences, styles and projects that have inspired their music.…

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Gear

Bluesound 101

When it comes to home audio, two trends are booming, and one company is fast becoming a leader in both by combining them. …

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Places

Sounds Like the Real Newfoundland

To many of their fellow Canadians, the words "Newfoundland music" mean shanties, jigs, ballads and reels — songs and dances from the folk traditions of…

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Health and Wellness

What I learned from IBS and Food Intolerances

The Early Signs What preceded my trip to the hospital, was several months of bloating after dinners, constipation, which I sometimes chalked up to be normal…

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Gear

Calm Inventions: Meditation Sensors

Every once and a while, something comes along that is truly unique. We tried Muse Relaxation sensory headphones and were immediately thrilled with the results. …

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Places

Fiddling Away in Cape Breton

Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia is almost not an isle at all. …

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Health and Wellness

5 Great Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Yes, I get it. Work and family life is chaotic and full of complications. Let's fix that! All it takes is a few minutes out…

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Health and Wellness

Eric's Ten Great Recommended Sleep Improvement Tips!

We all have trouble falling asleep sometimes. I do. Too many repeating thoughts that don't stop, noisy environment, worry, stress and more. You can do…

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Places

Dissonance: A Baroque Music Scandal

The dawn of the seventeenth century was breaking, and an enormous musical controversy raged. In Bologna, 1600, a prominent writer published a scathing letter about…

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Health and Wellness

When you Have Tinnitus or Ringing In The Ears

Calm Radio is used by both practitioners and patients as a sound enrichment method to avoid silence. To avoid silence while sleeping, you could try…

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