Why We Can’t Escape Noise – and Why That’s a Good Thing

Are barking dogs, roaring traffic and the din of the workplace driving you crazy? There’s a good reason why we have a hard time escaping the noise around us (and you probably won’t like it).

Woman standing in the middle of street full of noise

It’s every airline passenger’s nightmare, and one we’ve all experienced. The shrieking child two rows back.

Pity the poor parents; they try everything but with no luck. The meltdown persists. Escape is impossible. You and 100-plus other captive passengers reach your breaking point. Nerves fray. Tempers flare. Continue reading

The True Power of Sound – from Embryonic to Old Age

The wrong sounds will make you and your loved ones stressed, tired and anxious. Get expert advice for creating a healthier, more positive sound environment and have sound work for you – not against you!


Welcome to Part 1 of my conversation with Lyz Cooper, founder of The British Academy of Sound Therapy and who have spent more than two decades conducting research into sound and offering courses, training, sound therapy and music to promote health and well-being.

Peter Hartmann: Why is sound so important in our lives? Continue reading

Feeling Tired this Morning? Try a Shot of Sonic Caffeine!

Want to be more productive at work? Relieve stress? Or get to sleep faster? Try these proven sound exercises and bring additional happiness and fulfillment to your life.

 JUNE 23 - Jabra NWoL blog 22 - positive sound environment - FINAL

Welcome to Part 2 of my conversation with Lyz Cooper, founder of The British Academy of Sound Therapy. In our previous discussion, we talked about how to overcome a negative sound environment. This week, we’ll discuss ways to create a positive sound environment, one that helps us become more productive, happier and fulfilled. Continue reading