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Every Monday Jerald Simon releases a new positivity podcast as part of his weekly mission to motivate others with his music and his writing. His podcast, "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast with Jerald Simon," features Jerald discussing topics that focus on: "Positive Perceptions," "Motivation in a Minute," the "Music Within," and "Poetry that Motivates." Listen as Jerald shares his own experiences and motivational messages combined with the power of music. At the end of each weekly podcast Jerald shares one of his motivational poems he has written to inspire others to be their best and do their best. Jerald is the founder of Music Motivation (https://musicmotivation.com/) and the creator of the Cool Songs Series (https://musicmotivation.com/coolsongs/) and the Essential Piano Exercises Course (https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/). Subscribe to Jerald's YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/jeraldsimon. A new podcast is released every Monday to jumpstart each week with a little music and motivation.

Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast with Jerald Simon Jerald Simon

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Every Monday Jerald Simon releases a new positivity podcast as part of his weekly mission to motivate others with his music and his writing. His podcast, "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast with Jerald Simon," features Jerald discussing topics that focus on: "Positive Perceptions," "Motivation in a Minute," the "Music Within," and "Poetry that Motivates." Listen as Jerald shares his own experiences and motivational messages combined with the power of music. At the end of each weekly podcast Jerald shares one of his motivational poems he has written to inspire others to be their best and do their best. Jerald is the founder of Music Motivation (https://musicmotivation.com/) and the creator of the Cool Songs Series (https://musicmotivation.com/coolsongs/) and the Essential Piano Exercises Course (https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/). Subscribe to Jerald's YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/jeraldsimon. A new podcast is released every Monday to jumpstart each week with a little music and motivation.

    Becoming Who You Were Born to Be (part 2) by Jerald Simon

    Becoming Who You Were Born to Be (part 2) by Jerald Simon

    I'd like to welcome you to my podcast, "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast."

    My name is Jerald Simon, and I am the host of "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast.

    I am the founder of Music Motivation® (http://www.musicmotivation.com) and the creator of the Cool Songs Club (https://www.coolsongsclub.com) and the Essential Piano Exercises Course (https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/). I also teach weekly online group piano lessons at this link: http://essentialpianolessons.com/ and have started a weekly goal setting and mentorship group site at this link: https://www.empoweredbypositivity.com/optin

    In this episode, 044 - "Becoming Who You Were Born to Be Part 2," - I talk about the following:

    1. Intro/Opening: My new book, "Becoming Who You Were Born to Be Part 2"

    2. Positive Perceptions: "Becoming Who You Were Born to Be..." from Becoming Who You Were Born to Be by Jerald Simon

    3. Motivation in a Minute - read any of the quotes from Perceptions, Parables, and Pointers by Jerald Simon

    4. The Music Within: "Guiding Star" from "Peace and Serenity" by Jerald Simon.

    5. Poetry that Motivates - "Courage Called to Me" (page 39) from my book "Poetry that Motivates." featuring motivational and inspirational poems I have written.  My other poetry book is "The 'As If' Principle" (motivational poetry).

    As a music educator, I have written 29 music books featuring original music I have composed.  Learn more about my music books I have written on my website, http://www.musicmotivation.com. -

    I began composing what have become known as Cool Songs to help motivate teens to want to play the piano - the FUN way. You can learn more about the fun, COOL SONGS I composed each month that have accompaniment minus tracks so students can play along with drums, guitars, keyboard synths, and other instruments and sound effects on my COOL SONGS website at https://www.coolsongsclub.com - or my Music Motivation® website at: https://musicmotivation.com/coolsongs/

    Here is a link where you can download a FREE PDF book on motivating teen piano students ("20 Ways to Motivate Teen Piano Students to Want to Play the Piano - the FUN way): http://www.coolsongsclub.com/freebook. After entering your email where you'd like the FREE PDF sent, the page will then refresh and you can learn more about the COOL SONGS Club.

    YouTube - youtube.com/jeraldsimon
    Facebook - facebook.com/jeraldsimon
    Instagram - instagram.com/jeraldsimon

    Learn more about my ESSENTIAL PIANO EXERCISES COURSE and join members from 27 different countries around the world at this link:
    https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/ and our weekly piano lessons: http://essentialpianolessons.com/
    Support the show

    • 21 min
    Becoming Who You Were Born to Be (part 1) by Jerald Simon

    Becoming Who You Were Born to Be (part 1) by Jerald Simon

    I'd like to welcome you to my podcast, "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast."

    My name is Jerald Simon, and I am the host of "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast.

    I am the founder of Music Motivation® (http://www.musicmotivation.com) and the creator of the Cool Songs Club (https://www.coolsongsclub.com) and the Essential Piano Exercises Course (https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/). I also teach weekly online group piano lessons at this link: http://essentialpianolessons.com/ and have started a weekly goal setting and mentorship group site at this link: https://www.empoweredbypositivity.com/optin

    In this episode, 043 - "Becoming Who You Were Born to Be," - I talk about the following:

    1. Intro/Opening: My new book, "Becoming Who You Were Born to Be"

    2. Positive Perceptions: "I Believe in You..." pg. 5 from Perceptions, Parables, and Pointers by Jerald Simon

    3. Motivation in a Minute - read any of the quotes from Perceptions, Parables, and Pointers by Jerald Simon

    4. The Music Within: "Peace of Mind" from "Peace and Serenity" by Jerald Simon.

    5. Poetry that Motivates - "Befriend the Failure You Fear" (page 11) from my book "Poetry that Motivates." featuring motivational and inspirational poems I have written.  My other poetry book is "The 'As If' Principle" (motivational poetry).

    As a music educator, I have written 29 music books featuring original music I have composed.  Learn more about my music books I have written on my website, http://www.musicmotivation.com. -

    I began composing what have become known as Cool Songs to help motivate teens to want to play the piano - the FUN way. You can learn more about the fun, COOL SONGS I composed each month that have accompaniment minus tracks so students can play along with drums, guitars, keyboard synths, and other instruments and sound effects on my COOL SONGS website at https://www.coolsongsclub.com - or my Music Motivation® website at: https://musicmotivation.com/coolsongs/

    Here is a link where you can download a FREE PDF book on motivating teen piano students ("20 Ways to Motivate Teen Piano Students to Want to Play the Piano - the FUN way): http://www.coolsongsclub.com/freebook. After entering your email where you'd like the FREE PDF sent, the page will then refresh and you can learn more about the COOL SONGS Club.

    YouTube - youtube.com/jeraldsimon
    Facebook - facebook.com/jeraldsimon
    Instagram - instagram.com/jeraldsimon

    Learn more about my ESSENTIAL PIANO EXERCISES COURSE and join members from 27 different countries around the world at this link:
    https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/ and our weekly piano lessons: http://essentialpianolessons.com/
    Support the show

    • 27 min
    Embark on a Quest of Knowledge by Jerald Simon

    Embark on a Quest of Knowledge by Jerald Simon

    I'd like to welcome you to my podcast, "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast."

    My name is Jerald Simon, and I am the host of "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast.

    I am the founder of Music Motivation® (http://www.musicmotivation.com) and the creator of the Cool Songs Club (https://www.coolsongsclub.com) and the Essential Piano Exercises Course (https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/). I also teach weekly online group piano lessons at this link: http://essentialpianolessons.com/ and have started a weekly goal setting and mentorship group site at this link: https://www.empoweredbypositivity.com/optin

    In this episode, 042 - "Embark on a Quest of Knowledge," - I talk about the following:

    1. Intro/Opening: Embark on a Quest of Knowledge

    2. Positive Perceptions: "A quest of knowledge..." pg. 42 from Perceptions, Parables, and Pointers by Jerald Simon

    3. Motivation in a Minute - "Education..." pg. 195 from Perceptions, Parables, and Pointers by Jerald Simon

    4. The Music Within: "The Sands of Time" from "The Dawn of a New Age" by Jerald Simon.

    5. Poetry that Motivates - "Know and DO" (page 70) from my book "The 'As If' Principle" (motivational poetry) featuring 222 motivational and inspirational poems I have written.  My other poetry book is "Poetry that Motivates."

    As a music educator, I have written 29 music books featuring original music I have composed.  Learn more about my music books I have written on my website, http://www.musicmotivation.com. -

    I began composing what have become known as Cool Songs to help motivate teens to want to play the piano - the FUN way. You can learn more about the fun, COOL SONGS I composed each month that have accompaniment minus tracks so students can play along with drums, guitars, keyboard synths, and other instruments and sound effects on my COOL SONGS website at https://www.coolsongsclub.com - or my Music Motivation® website at: https://musicmotivation.com/coolsongs/

    Here is a link where you can download a FREE PDF book on motivating teen piano students ("20 Ways to Motivate Teen Piano Students to Want to Play the Piano - the FUN way): http://www.coolsongsclub.com/freebook. After entering your email where you'd like the FREE PDF sent, the page will then refresh and you can learn more about the COOL SONGS Club.

    YouTube - youtube.com/jeraldsimon
    Facebook - facebook.com/jeraldsimon
    Instagram - instagram.com/jeraldsimon

    Learn more about my ESSENTIAL PIANO EXERCISES COURSE and join members from 27 different countries around the world at this link:
    https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/ and our weekly piano lessons: http://essentialpianolessons.com/
    Support the show

    • 14 min
    Let Go of the Pains of the Past by Jerald Simon

    Let Go of the Pains of the Past by Jerald Simon

    I'd like to welcome you to my podcast, "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast."

    My name is Jerald Simon, and I am the host of "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast.

    I am the founder of Music Motivation® (http://www.musicmotivation.com) and the creator of the Cool Songs Club (https://www.coolsongsclub.com) and the Essential Piano Exercises Course (https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/). I also teach weekly online group piano lessons at this link: http://essentialpianolessons.com/ and have started a weekly goal setting and mentorship group site at this link: https://www.empoweredbypositivity.com/optin

    In this episode, 041 - "Let Go of the Pains of the Past," - I talk about the following:

    1. Intro/Opening: Let Go of the Pains of the Past

    2. Positive Perceptions: "Conquer Your Fears..." pg. 48 from Perceptions, Parables, and Pointers by Jerald Simon

    3. Motivation in a Minute - "Things do not change...we change." pg. 184 from Perceptions, Parables, and Pointers by Jerald Simon

    4. The Music Within: "Danger" from the techno pop EP album "PULSE" by Jerald Simon.

    5. Poetry that Motivates - "The Past, Present and Future" (page 35) from my book "Poetry that Motivates." My other poetry book is "The 'As If' Principle" (motivational poetry) featuring 222 motivational and inspirational poems I have written.

    As a music educator, I have written 27 music books featuring original music I have composed.  Learn more about my music books I have written on my website, http://www.musicmotivation.com. -

    I began composing what have become known as Cool Songs to help motivate teens to want to play the piano - the FUN way. You can learn more about the fun, COOL SONGS I composed each month that have accompaniment minus tracks so students can play along with drums, guitars, keyboard synths, and other instruments and sound effects on my COOL SONGS website at https://www.coolsongsclub.com - or my Music Motivation® website at: https://musicmotivation.com/coolsongs/

    Here is a link where you can download a FREE PDF book on motivating teen piano students ("20 Ways to Motivate Teen Piano Students to Want to Play the Piano - the FUN way): http://www.coolsongsclub.com/freebook. After entering your email where you'd like the FREE PDF sent, the page will then refresh and you can learn more about the COOL SONGS Club.

    YouTube - youtube.com/jeraldsimon
    Facebook - facebook.com/jeraldsimon
    Instagram - instagram.com/jeraldsimon

    Learn more about my ESSENTIAL PIANO EXERCISES COURSE and join members from 27 different countries around the world at this link:
    https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/ and our weekly piano lessons: http://essentialpianolessons.com/
    Support the show

    • 28 min
    What Have I Learned? by Jerald Simon

    What Have I Learned? by Jerald Simon

    I'd like to welcome you to my podcast, "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast."

    My name is Jerald Simon, and I am the host of "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast.

    I am the founder of Music Motivation® (http://www.musicmotivation.com) and the creator of the Cool Songs Club (https://www.coolsongsclub.com) and the Essential Piano Exercises Course (https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/). I also teach weekly online group piano lessons at this link: http://essentialpianolessons.com/ and have started a weekly goal setting and mentorship group site at this link: https://www.empoweredbypositivity.com/optin

    In this episode, 040 - "What Have I Learned," - I talk about the following:

    1. Intro/Opening: What Have You Learned Today?

    2. Positive Perceptions: "Ask yourself..." pg. 39 from Perceptions, Parables, and Pointers by Jerald Simon

    3. Motivation in a Minute - "Finish each day..." pg. 198 from Perceptions, Parables, and Pointers by Jerald Simon

    4. The Music Within: "Firmament" from the album "Castles in the Sky" by Jerald Simon.

    5. Poetry that Motivates - At the End of the Day (page 27) from my book "Poetry that Motivates." My other poetry book is "The 'As If' Principle" (motivational poetry) featuring 222 motivational and inspirational poems I have written.

    As a music educator, I have written 27 music books featuring original music I have composed.  Learn more about my music books I have written on my website, http://www.musicmotivation.com. -

    I began composing what have become known as Cool Songs to help motivate teens to want to play the piano - the FUN way. You can learn more about the fun, COOL SONGS I composed each month that have accompaniment minus tracks so students can play along with drums, guitars, keyboard synths, and other instruments and sound effects on my COOL SONGS website at https://www.coolsongsclub.com - or my Music Motivation® website at: https://musicmotivation.com/coolsongs/

    Here is a link where you can download a FREE PDF book on motivating teen piano students ("20 Ways to Motivate Teen Piano Students to Want to Play the Piano - the FUN way): http://www.coolsongsclub.com/freebook. After entering your email where you'd like the FREE PDF sent, the page will then refresh and you can learn more about the COOL SONGS Club.

    YouTube - youtube.com/jeraldsimon
    Facebook - facebook.com/jeraldsimon
    Instagram - instagram.com/jeraldsimon

    Learn more about my ESSENTIAL PIANO EXERCISES COURSE and join members from 27 different countries around the world at this link:
    https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/ and our weekly piano lessons: http://essentialpianolessons.com/
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/jeraldsimon)

    • 16 min
    The Idea Incubator by Jerald Simon

    The Idea Incubator by Jerald Simon

    I'd like to welcome you to my podcast, "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast."

    My name is Jerald Simon, and I am the host of "Music, Motivation, and More - The Positivity Podcast.

    I am the founder of Music Motivation® (http://www.musicmotivation.com) and the creator of the Cool Songs Club (https://www.coolsongsclub.com) and the Essential Piano Exercises Course (https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/). I also teach weekly online group piano lessons at this link: http://essentialpianolessons.com/

    In this episode, 039 - "The Idea Incubator," - I talk about the following:

    1. Intro/Opening: Is there such a thing as an ideal idea?

    2. Positive Perceptions: "Everyone has ideas..." pg. 37 from Perceptions, Parables, and Pointers by Jerald Simon

    3. Motivation in a Minute - "Get a good idea and stay with it..." pg. 190 from Perceptions, Parables, and Pointers by Jerald Simon

    4. The Music Within: "Song of Serenity" from the album "The Dawn of a New Age" by Jerald Simon.

    5. Poetry that Motivates - The Inner World of Being (page 45) from my book "Poetry that Motivates." My other poetry book is "The 'As If' Principle" (motivational poetry) featuring 222 motivational and inspirational poems I have written.

    As a music educator, I have written 27 music books featuring original music I have composed.  Learn more about my music books I have written on my website, http://www.musicmotivation.com. -

    I began composing what have become known as Cool Songs to help motivate teens to want to play the piano - the FUN way. You can learn more about the fun, COOL SONGS I composed each month that have accompaniment minus tracks so students can play along with drums, guitars, keyboard synths, and other instruments and sound effects on my COOL SONGS website at https://www.coolsongsclub.com - or my Music Motivation® website at: https://musicmotivation.com/coolsongs/

    Here is a link where you can download a FREE PDF book on motivating teen piano students ("20 Ways to Motivate Teen Piano Students to Want to Play the Piano - the FUN way): http://www.coolsongsclub.com/freebook. After entering your email where you'd like the FREE PDF sent, the page will then refresh and you can learn more about the COOL SONGS Club.

    YouTube - youtube.com/jeraldsimon
    Facebook - facebook.com/jeraldsimon
    Instagram - instagram.com/jeraldsimon

    Learn more about my ESSENTIAL PIANO EXERCISES COURSE and join members from 27 different countries around the world at this link:
    https://www.essentialpianoexercises.com/ and our weekly piano lessons: http://essentialpianolessons.com/
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/jeraldsimon)

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

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This one gets five stars from me!! I love the way Jerald articulates his message to the world!! It’s what we need!! If you want some positive motivation in your life, hit that subscribe button!!

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This podcast is my Favorite. Its positive motivating and Inspirational.

This is my favorite podcast. It inspires, motivates and helps me stay positive. What a blessing it would be if children could listen to this at school each day. It's like a candle in a world that has been too dark lately.

Essie White ,

Uplifting and inspiring!

What a lovely podcast I’ve discovered! Jerald Simon has a voice as smooth as custard and is a joy to listen to. I always come away from each broadcast feeling more positive and hopeful. His words, poetry, and music uplift my soul and I would recommend him to anyone.