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Four Ways Music Boosts Your Mood

By Dontaira Terrell
Posted On May 23, 2016
Four Ways Music Boosts Your Mood

Did you know that music can instantly boost your euphoric high? Just reflect back on a time when your day wasn’t exactly going the right way. If you redirected your energy and listening ear to your favorite tunes, chances are it changed your entire mood. Personally, Beyoncé and Mariah Carey give me life! They are my musical muses that help me chase the blues away, uplift my spirit, and transform my frown to an immediate smile. Read on to discover why music is the ultimate cure and soundtrack for the soul.   

Motivation: After listening to music that reflects a positive message such as Destiny’s Child’s, Survivor or Katy Perry’s, Roar don’t you feel capable of taking over the world? It’s a guarantee that your inner super-powers will emerge, ready to take center stage. Music can even help you overcome a bad breakup, recent death, or further heighten your internal happiness. Either way, regardless of your situation, there is no denying that certain grooves can help you push through.

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Overcome Insomnia: It is vital that we receive an adequate amount of sleep because it greatly contributes to our mental, physical, and emotional health. According to the Holistic Nursing Practice, by listening to ballads, light jazz, or classical music it can definitely help you in your quest of catching nightly Zzz’s.

Reduces Stress: Is work, financial strain, or a toxic relationship getting the best of you? Sometimes situations create daily stressors in our lives that are not good for our health and well-being. A wonderful solution to relieve tension is to turn the volume all the way up and get in the groove. Not only can it help relax tensed muscles but also slow down your breathing rate to create a steady pace.

Improved Brain Activity: An increased amount of serotonin, which is a neurotransmitter in the brain helps regulate and balance your mood stages, appetite, and sleep patterns.

Let us know more reasons why music helps to improve your mood!