34: Mindfulness, Music, and Relationships with Dr. Richard Gold

Apr 28, 2021

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Dr. Richard Gold talks about mindfulness from a psychological standpoint

  • Dr. Gold and Dr. Marie Murphy discuss the important benefits of meditation

  • How can your thoughts change the way you feel?

  • Dr. Gold explains the science behind neuroplasticity and how it relates to meditation

  • The types of meditation that work best for different types of people — and what meditation actually means

  • How can you learn to experience the present moment without resistance or expectations?

  • Dr. Gold’s advice for getting out of a rut and making a psychological change

  • The impact of sound on your brain and mood

  • Dr. Gold describes the music and courses offered through Metta Mindfulness Music and how they can influence your relationships

In this episode…

How can you lower your levels of anxiety, stress, and negativity? Is it possible to change how you feel by changing the way that you think? And, can you improve your relationships by learning how to be more present? 

According to Dr. Richard Gold, mindfulness and meditation are the keys to relieving your stress, boosting your mood, and even improving your relationships. He suggests that by changing how you think about your circumstances, you can affect psychological changes and form new pathways in your brain. This means that you can start creating new, meaningful relationships with yourself and others by learning to shift your focus and stay grounded in the present moment.

In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Richard Gold, the President and Executive Producer of Metta Mindfulness Music and the Co-founder of the Pacific College of Health and Science, joins Dr. Marie Murphy to discuss the psychological benefits of mindfulness, meditation, and music. Dr. Gold shares how you can start making psychological changes using meditation, the important ways mindfulness can impact your relationships, and his tips for finding your way out of a rut. Stay tuned!

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About Dr. Richard Gold

Dr. Richard Gold is the President and Executive Producer of Metta Mindfulness Music, a production company that creates music to support healing, meditation, and mindfulness by combining ancient wisdom traditions and modern neuroscience. He is also an Acupuncturist, Psychologist, and long-time student and teacher of East Asian medicine. After studying in Japan, China, and Thailand, Dr. Gold co-founded the Pacific College of Health and Science, a nationally accredited college of traditional Chinese medicine with campuses in San Diego, Chicago, and New York City.

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