076: The Journey of Purpose with Tim Ringgold

Tim Ringgold has been a board certified music therapist in Orange County, CA since 2008, and is the author of the book, Sonic Recovery: Harness the Power of Music to Stay Sober. He has provided music therapy to thousands of teens and adults in residential treatment, and is a sought-after international speaker, having shared the stage with some of the top minds on the subject of music, the brain, and addiction. Tim was the first person to give a TEDx talk on music therapy in 2012. Tim is also a former Regional President of the American Music Therapy Association.

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Official Website: http://www.sonicrecovery.com

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Three Key Points:

When you tap into the magic of the combination of gifts and talents you possess, you can find your groove and momentum to raise your vibration.

Many people are discouraged from pursuing music because of misconceptions about the topic. There’s no “music gene” where you’re born a talented musician, it’s not expensive, it’s not a waste of time, and is by far one of the most powerful therapy tools out there for handling stress and anxiety.

We’re all energy and have vibration. Music is a powerful tool to express your essence, your voice, your energy, and help others raise their vibrations.

Show Notes:

4:14 — Tim Ringgold describes the start of his journey and how the death of his five best friends has drastically changed his life.

7:37 — Being taught a misconception that a path in music is pointless, it took an astounding moment of singing for the pope to trigger inspiration in Tim.

11:10 — Battling addiction, Tim had a powerful wakeup call by meeting an influential person in his life. He goes into detail about his story of how he overcame addiction and transitions that into helping others overcome addiction.

15:10 — Music is magical. No one knows where it really comes from, it is just created out of thin air.

20:00 — There’s a battle between the musician and the ego. Tim explains how the ego can get in the way, but he also details how to overcome the ego to pursue the purpose and end goal of music.

25:00 — Tim shares a story of some of his greatest memories of playing music live. Sharing touching moments of how powerful music is at changing lives.

27:50 — The next step of bringing his purpose to the world, Tim is looking to speak to as many people as possible to empower them with music.

31:11 — Tim shares how you can get free access to the relaxation vacation at mu.sonicrecovery.com.

32:45 — With everything going on right now we’re all at a heightened level of stress. Tim shares a free gift to reconnect with peace during the pandemic.

34:00 — Reach for music. It accepts you and allows you to express yourself. There’s more waiting for you with the gift of music.

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