Do you have a favorite type of music ? How about a favorite band or singer? What if I asked you to name your 5 favorite songs? I don’t know about you, but I often can’t answer this question quickly because there are many more than just 5. We may not even be able to explain why we gravitate to certain bands or singers, it might just be that we resonate with or feel some songs deeper than others. Are there any songs you listen to and you can almost see the songwriter writing a song? Honestly, there are many songs I feel so deep in my soul that I can imagine the songwriter sitting down to write the song. It might be because these songs have a lot of meaning to me either based on personal experiences or just how intoxicating the song is.
Music is extremely powerful and without a doubt affects our emotions deeply. When we are happy we might listen to upbeat music . Then when we are sad we might listen to slower more emotional music . And when we are angry we may listen to darker music with loud drums pounding. Basically, there is a type of music that can cover all moods.
Music has been scientifically proven to have powerful effects on the brain. Research shows that music can help in various aspects of the brain anywhere from mild issues to more profound issues. There are many different health benefits music offers that include blood flows easier, elevates moods, reduces stress, relieve symptoms of depression, stimulates memories, manages and eases pain, helps people eat less and even help brain injuries.
According to the University of London’s Department of Psychology, happy music makes us see people in a positive light, despite their facial expressions. Through research done at the University of Chicago, calming music increases abstract processes in the brain, which is responsible for creative thinking. The American Journal of Occupational Therapy conducted research with stroke patients. Their research indicated that Classical music revealed the brain’s ability to process imagines better in the stroke patients involved in the study.
With all the proven research on how great music is, would you agree that it does have a positive effect on your emotions? I can say from my own personal experiences, music has been a saving grace for me. When I am stressed to the max, which has been frequent lately, I am able to shut everything and everyone out and focus solely on the music in my ears. I have a love for many different styles of music and none are exactly the same. Music is freeing and absolutely amazing for so many for several different reasons.
Thank you for stopping by my site today. I hope you enjoyed the information in this post and hope it was beneficial to you. I do look forward to reading your thoughts on music and if it does offer you something powerful! I hope your weekend has started off great and you are enjoying every moment of it. Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love , comfort, and many positive vibes!
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“A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.” Goethe
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