5 amazing benefits of listening to music

5 amazing benefits of listening to music

We are giving you 5 amazing benefits of listening to music.

One of the best things about a song is that it can instantly bring us back to a time or a place that is dear to our memories. With the holidays coming up, I’m sure we all have a favorite song or album that gets the nostalgia flowing.

The benefits don’t just stop at memories. Music is so powerful than it can affect you physically too. Let’s take a look at these 5 amazing benefits of listening to music.

Anxiety relief:
Studies show that music can relieve stress and anxiety. A study that was released recently from the United Kingdom showed that certain songs can even reduce your anxiety by up to 65 percent.

Good mood:
We have all experienced this at one time or another. Music helps us through whatever situation we are going through. A happy song can turn a good day into an amazing day, and can turn a bad mood into a positive or reflective one. Sometimes even sad songs can help us deal with pain and heal us. Check out our good mood playlist and see for yourself.

Great for kids:
Researchers have found that music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems. In the largest study of its kind the researchers in partnership with the Northern Ireland Music Therapy Trust, found that children who were treated with music therapy had significantly improved self-esteem and reduced depression compared with those who were treated without music therapy.

Sleep:
Are you one of those people who just can’t sleep without some soothing music in the background? You are not alone. Even a study from 2008 showed that listening to classical music could help ease insomnia symptoms.

Workout boost:
There’s a reason so many people in the gym have headphones in their ears. It can really help increase energy in a workout. Studies show that music may even help you run faster and longer during a workout.

Note: None of the information in our website is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. The content on our website is for educational purposes only.

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REFERENCES:
1. “Music Therapy Reduces Depression in Children and Adolescents.” Alpha Galileo. Queen’s University Belfast, 22 Oct. 2014. Web. 5 Nov. 2016.
2. “7 Undeniable Benefits Of Listening To Music.” The Huffington Post. HuffingtonPost.com, n.d. Web. 5 Nov. 2016.
3. “Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent.” Inc.com. Inc.com, 26 Oct. 2016. Web. 05 Nov. 2016.
4. “Music Improves Sleep Quality in Students.” National Center for Biotechnology Information. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2016.

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