You wake up humming a song and then as you go through your day, you find that your spirits are high and you are able to face up to anything the day throws at you with a big smile on your face. Has this ever happened to you? Or there you are sitting around wondering what chore to attack next and boom there is a song playing nearby that fills you with energy and enthusiasm. Or you are sitting there deep in work and suddenly you hear this song or tune that you have not heard in years and you are transported back in time and space. It is almost as if you are back in time to the place and period of life where you had first had heard that song or tune.
Or you are about to tackle a much dreaded task and you happen to switch on your favorite music and before you know it you have finished the work and are not even feeling tired. By now, you know where we are going – yes, we are talking about the powerful impact that music can have on our lives. Music has been a blessed part of our lives for a long time but we hardly acknowledge the positive impact it can have on our lives nor do we harness its power to make our lives better.
While we are sure that, many great people have studied the ways in which music can change our lives and we give you here some ways in which you can harness the power of music to make your life better:
Have a music for every mood: The best thing about music apart from all the healing qualities is that it offers so much variety. Each type of music can touch an emotional chord in you. With happy moods, the music that we need is that of a mellow quality because even sombre music will still keep you going. However, when you are in a mood that makes your energy levels go down, you need music that comes with a beat to pick up your mood and get you going. Sometimes melancholy music can be a blessing when you are in a low mood as it can bring out the blues and let them flow. This way you can indulge in a low mood and find a way to move out of it. However, all this is a matter of personal taste and choice and you need to go with the music that works for you and your mood.
Get a move on with music: Music is also great to get you moving in terms of exercise. You will find that you exercise a lot more and with more intensity when you do it to the accompaniment of music that has a catchy beat. This is probably why many music tapes and discs come with some music attached so that you can get a move on and really work up a sweat. Even while doing routine tasks around the house, you will find that music does liven things up to make the whole process quicker and livelier.
Use the power of music to heal: They say music can heal your soul and in fact, today research is going on about music can heal not only mental blues but also the body. Some musicians along with researchers actually claim that they have come up with cures for some common ailments though nothing has been proven for sure. However, you can find your own way in which your favorite music
Don’t let your musical taste stagnate: Music has newer forms with each generation and this while is something that older generations find difficult to accept can be a good thing. No matter how different the music of today is, it still has a lot of merits and if your past was painful then new music can be one of the means of how to forget the past and move on in life. That is why it makes a lot of sense to not to let your taste in music stagnate.
Share your love of music: We have talked about the merits of music and here is one more that is remarkable – music is meant to be shared and the more you share it, the more joy you will get out of it. That is why, we feel that music lovers across the world should share it with others. But do make sure that you are not imposing your taste in music on others by force but only when the other person or people share your love for it.
We are sure that after reading the above points that we have provided about the merits of music, we are sure you will value it even more.