Music, rhythm and dance have been an important part of human life since ancient times. Depending on its genre, intensity, current mental and physical condition, it affects the human brain, our mood, and even our health. Music therapy has long been used in medicine, it relieves anxiety, makes you feel better, and speeds up the healing process after illness or injury.
Music has healing powers
After World War I, musicians and singers traveled to hospitals in America to recover from traumatized war veterans. The music worked wonders! The condition of the soldiers improved very quickly! Music is used successfully for therapeutic purposes in many mental and physical problems and illnesses. In fact, no matter how strange it may sound at first, music therapy has proven to be extremely effective in treating hearing loss and tinnitus! Active music (when we play an instrument, sing and dance) is even more beneficial to our health. In addition to improving your physical condition, listening to music also increases your sense of happiness, and it also plays a role in community building.
Different genres – different effect
-Classical and rock music improves our mood, our ability to concentrate and also enhances brain function. Of course, it depends on the individual who is affected by how classical music affects, there are those who make him nervous.
-Without the misconception, heavy metal does not provoke aggression from everyone. It helps relieve tension and anger, relieves stress, and increases self-confidence, although some research suggests that it can also elicit antisocial feelings in some.
-Blues and jazz are soothing, help to relax and have a positive effect on thinking.
-Country and music with similarly sad content can cause depression in many. Listening to these types of songs is not recommended for those who are not currently in the best state spiritually.
-Rap and hip-hop rhythms make you confident, open and sociable.
-The most popular hits cause the most joy based on surveys.
How to listen to music “correctly”?
The beneficial effects of music can be seen even in infancy, even in the fetal age, it develops children’s brains, development and intelligence. After a long and stressful day, it is good to sit back and relax listening to our favorite music, or to dance and let off steam while dancing and partying in a pleasant nightclub. However, it does not matter how, in what quality and environment we listen to music. If the music you are listening to is confusing or echoing, it can lead to headaches and irritability.
It is important to create the ideal conditions for listening to music.
First, get high-quality speakers and other hi-fi and audio equipment to make the sound truly satisfying. But all this is far from enough! Disturbing noise from the street and neighbors can spoil the experience of listening to music. Today, they produce a myriad of excellent acoustic elements, the use of which helps to improve the surround sound of our home, thus enhancing the enjoyment of music. Acoustic sound-absorbing and diffuse panels can be placed on the walls and ceiling, soundproof curtain, sound-absorbing curtains in front of the windows, and acoustic carpets on the floor. This way we can avoid echoes and achieve a clearer, more harmonious sound.
Let’s protect our ears!
When using your ears and headphones, be careful not to listen to music at maximum volume. Excessively loud music can seriously damage your hearing.
Each his own
We’re different personalities, with different tastes, but luckily there are so many different genres of music, so almost everyone can find a style they like. Let’s often listen to our favourite music, let the rhythms sway, cheer up and beautify our days!