Music and Wellbeing

Music and Wellbeing
The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Podcast
Music and Wellbeing
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Episode 25 February 02, 2021 00:31:16

Show Notes

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Music and Wellbeing**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** are joined by local musician **Kitty Macfarlane** to discuss **how music can affect our wellbeing** in detail. During the conversation, they discuss **how music can change the way that you feel**, **how nature and the Somerset landscape has influenced Kitty’s song writing** and Kitty **shares her amazing song, Dawn and Dark** at the end of the show! The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Kitty Macfarlane](https://www.kittymacfarlane.com/) - Kitty Macfarlane is a songwriter and guitarist from Somerset, whose music is rich with visual imagery and written with an eco-eye. From the starling murmurations on the Somerset Levels to the lowly eel's epic transatlantic migration, and the small part we ourselves play in a much bigger picture, her songs are bound by the underlying theme of mankind's relationship with the wild. [The Surprising Psychological Benefits of Music](https://www.verywellmind.com/surprising-psychological-benefits-of-music-4126866) - Listening to music can be entertaining, and some research suggests that it might even make you healthier. Music can be a source of pleasure and contentment, but there are many other psychological benefits as well. Music can relax the mind, energize the body, and even help people better manage pain. [Mindline Somerset](https://www.mindinsomerset.org.uk/our-services/adult-one-to-one-support/mindline/) - To help address the emotional health needs of the public, Mindline (run by Mind in Somerset) has extended their hours so people can call and talk to someone about their anxieties and worries. Call 01823 276892

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