Music can do miraculous things and much of its work is done in the subconscious realm. It can make its listeners feel better, forget worries, lift our spirits and more. Following are ten ways that music and the subconscious engage in their cosmic dance.
1Music Changes Your Way of Thinking
Is it possible that thought can be influenced by sound? A recent study found that specific chords and harmonies in music are able to evoke specific mental states.
2Music Gives You Energy
Is there scientific proof that listening to music while working out can give you more energy? This home-study claims that music provides rhythm to thoughts and that listeners of music gather motivational energy to complete difficult tasks that otherwise appear as too challenging to us.
3Music Soothes The Heart
Medical research is now showing that music has soothing capabilities for the physical body’s central organ, the heart. This study found that listening to the right music can help to lessen blood pressure and reduces the amount of stress on the heart.
4Music Fights Depression
Every fan of music wants some emotional support and therefore, he or she turns to music in order to regulate raw emotions that stem out of some pain. Listeners describe experiences of releasing emotional distress while listening to relaxing music.
If you feel hopeless and stressed out, music offers you a source of healing. If you just allow yourself to listen to fast music then your mental condition improves instantaneously.
5Music Influences Your Emotional State
Music permits you to seek out new sources of happiness and you find less reason to be sad. Music improves your ability to be happy as well.
6Music Makes You Creative
Creativity is the process of identifying new possibilities by converging different factors. Music makes you more creative by relaxing your body and brain. In focusing on music, the brain relaxes in certain areas and opens the awareness of various creative possibilities.
7Music Enhances Your Memory
Relaxed body and mind act together to make your body function in an improved fashion and the effects on memory have been measurably noted. Utilizing music with certain memory excercises, you may be able to strengthen your memory.
8Music Reduces Physiological Pain
Music enables its listeners to experience happiness and therefore, sense of physical pain registers at much lower degree. Music fights physical pain as well. However, physiological pain reduces marginally due to music therapy and it does not in any case provide substitute to conventional medicine.
9Music Helps in Identifying Your Personality
Psychologists identify your personality on the basis of your musical preferences. Lovers of classical and slow music like to live in solitude and they have introvert personalities. However, followers of fast music register as extroverts most of the times.
10Music Makes You More Social
Music tends to inspire you to pursue happier life and therefore, you become capable of spreading love. Music lovers tend to have more friends and go out more than people who do not listen to music, according to a recent study.
11What other ways do you see the interaction of music and the subconscious? Post your response in the comments section below.
Nathan Nixon works as a music in and loves to spread his art. He considers happiness as a contagious condition and always moves to share with others his joyful understanding of the world. He works with Corporate Video Production | VidWonders. Contact him at Facebook, Twitter & Gplus with anything music-related.