Wellness, Wellplayed

Behind every favourite song is an untold story –
that’s the power of a playlist.

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ABOUT THE BOOK

Music is powerful. It soothes us, sorts us out, and transports us to a different place. It helps us to remember, and can help us to forget. Put on the right song at the right time, and you will smile, cry, tap your feet, or just breathe a contented “ah.”

Diving deep to transform absent-minded
playlist-making into an artful form of self-care, Wellness, Wellplayed is a lighthouse inthe endless sea of songs across Spotify, SoundCloud, and the like.

Acclaimed Music Therapist, Jennifer
Buchanan,
shows us how to use playlists
with purpose, as a bridge to something
deeper within ourselves—and a way to
address our human need to feel, create, and connect.

HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL DISCOVER

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Explore how music impacts brain function and human behavior

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Reflect on the history of the mixtape – and why it matters

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Learn how to craft specific playlist to improve mood, memoy and motivation.

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Gain the needed inspiration to ignite more music in your life.

ABOUT THE BOOK

Music is powerful. It soothes us, sorts us out, and transports us to a different place. It helps us to remember, and can help us to forget. Put on the right song at the right time, and you will smile, cry, tap your feet, or just breathe a contented “ah.”

 

Diving deep to transform absent-minded playlist-making into an artful form of self-care, Wellness, Wellplayed is a lighthouse in the endless sea of songs across Spotify, SoundCloud, and the like.

 

Acclaimed Music Therapist, Jennifer Buchanan, shows us how to use playlists with purpose, as a bridge to something deeper within ourselves—and a way to address our human need to feel, create, and connect.

HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL DISCOVER

11(1)

Explore how music impacts brain function and human behavior

11(1)

Reflect on the history of the mixtape – and why it matters

11(1)

Learn how to craft specific playlist to improve mood, memoy and motivation.

11(1)

Gain the needed inspiration to ignite more music in your life.

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“Wellness, Wellplayed is an engaging book that will take every reader down memory lane thinking about the role music plays or has played in their life. The exercises provided, whether completed in full or in part, will help make this relationship more intentional and more powerful.”

Whistler Independent Book Awards

PRAISES

“Anyone who loves music knows firsthand its therapeutic power, but books like this show how much more we can be doing with music to make ourselves and our communities more whole. Shout out Jennifer Buchanan and the good work of music therapists everywhere!”

Shad (Shadrach Kabango)

Award-winning rapper and broadcaster

“I would greatly recommend Jennifer’s new book Wellness, Wellplayed. Not only is it an enjoyableread, her ability to also put a functional framework around the music experience is truly astonishing.”

Steve Gilliss

Guitars for Vets Canada

“For the past 15 years, I have watched in amazement as Jennifer has shared her knowledge, skill, and sheer passion for music and its power to help change lives. The mind and soul can be reached through music in ways otherwise impossible, and Jennifer has allowed so many people to live a more fulfilling life by opening their hearts and letting the music in.”

Harvey Cohen

Vice President, LIVE NATION CANADA, CENTRAL REGION

“If this great book was a playlist, it would shoot to #1 with a bullet. It deserves a spot on every music lover’s bookshelf. Not only is it fun, insightful, and incredibly enlightening, Jennifer has the ability to make you go back and listen to the classics —and newfound tunes, too. It’ll give you goosebumps
page after page, just like your favorite song.”

Eric Alper

Freelance Music Publicist, SIRIUSXM HOST

“Jennifer is a fantastic storyteller. She guides us through the importance of music, how our brains respond, and how we can harness its power at different points of the day—to feel energized and connected. The information is truly enlightening. Long live the mixtape!”

Greg Bond

Partner Channel Sales, MICROSOFT

“Jennifer captures the essence of music for wellness. She shares stories that will make you cry and yearn for the chance to intentionally create meaningful moments using music as a focal point and anchor. For anyone who desires deeper and enriching relationships, follow this book’s guidance and you’ll be in good hands.”

Kat Fulton

Founder, MUSIC THERAPY ED

“Jennifer brings an insight into creating space for music, allowing us to reconnect with our internal values. It gives us the chance to remember with the warmth of experience and the ability to draw usout. This book is necessary, perhaps even on a daily basis.”

Douglas Moore

Business Transformation, TOYOTA NORTH AMERICA

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