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In this episode of Rock Your Retirement we talked to Geraldine “Geri” Afshari. You can listen to the show at http://rockyourretirement.libsyn.com/shhhh-listen-do-you-hear-the-sound-of-harp-therapy-ep-38

Geri Afshari and harp therapy

Geri Afshari and harp therapy

Listen to the Interview with Geraldine “Geri” Afshari, Harp Musician and Speaker on iTunes, Stitcher, or Podcast Addict.

For instructions on how to do that, go HERE.  She played a song for us, and we can’t put that into words!

Geri Afshari is a musician and plays the Paraguayan harp professionally, travels extensively and lived in Iran, is a writer/editor/photographer, a lay counselor, a life-long activist, an avid SUP paddler, and hunts sea glass for her sea glass mosaic artwork.  She is also retired from working because she has to for money.  What a great place to be!

Geri has been the featured speaker for numerous parent classes and teacher workshops over the years, including MOPs (Mothers of Preschoolers), various women’s ministries, annual Pre-12 th grade conventions for ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International), and many K-12 school and home school groups.

She loves to SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board), and tells people to slow down, use the luxury of time, understand how sound healing works, and she also volunteers for the palliative care team at Scripps Encinitas.

Her newest passions include harp therapy and sound meditation, besides whatever her family is doing.

  • Geri is the mother of 2 grown children and has 2 grandsons. They all live near her in North San Diego County and share her love for the ocean and nature in general. She loves taking them with her on trips.
  • She plays her Paraguayan harp at all types of events besides harp therapy and sound meditation.
  • Jesus follower
  • prayer group

Geri says that eating, cleaning, epigenetics, yoga and meditation all can help improve your health.  Of course, listening to music (and in particular harp music) can’t hurt either!

What do you think people should know BEFORE they retire?

  • Geri thinks people should know how free and giddy they’ll feel to own their own time. She also thinks retirees should remember that the best things in life really are free. You will find your new self, your significance, your purpose and you don’t need much money. She also says to spend time in nature.

What if you feel stuck:

  • Give yourself permission to return to your basic self. Your health is your responsibility, so take ownership of it, don’t outsource it anyone. Research, learn, grow, heal and seek joy. Do things that line up with the heart of God. Time is the treasure so use it well. Serve others and you will be blessed.

Contact information: geri.harp@gmail.com

Today’s Freebie:  http://RockYourRetirement.com/harp