We are firm believers in the power of music.
In this post, we run down just five of the ways that meditation music can have a positive effect on your mental health.
Of course, the effects of music vary from person to person and the choice of music is also very important.
We are currently working with some of leading music producers to create our own brand of relaxing meditation music. We are trying to create the ultimate soundtrack to your meditation and relaxation but don’t be fooled into thinking there is only one type of music that can improve your mental health, everyone is different and experimenting with different styles of music is vital to finding out what works for you.
Back to the matter at hand, here are five positive effects that music can have on your mental health:
Music Can Reduce Stress & Help You Unwind
Music has been shown to help reduce stress and to encourage relaxation. Picking the right type of music to destress is obviously very important if you are hoping to unwind and forget about your tough day at work stay away from high-tempo dance music or aggressive heavy metal!
Scientific research has shown that relaxing music can significantly lower the level of Cortisol aka ‘the stress hormone’. So if you have had a stressful day, forget the TV and turn the music on instead.
Music Can Help Reduce Anxiety
Music is a powerful tool for anxiety relief. A familiar tune can help anxiety sufferers relax and feel more confident.
In a recent study, scientists found that the song ‘Weightless’ by Marconi Union, reduced levels of stress and anxiety by 65%!
Music Can Improve Your Memory
Research has shown that regularly listening to music can give your memory a boost. Most studies into this suggest that classical music has the greatest effect on the memory.
Want to see if ‘The Mozart effect’ works for you? We suggest checking out this album, it’s beautiful!
Music Can Lift Your Spirits and Put You In a Better Mood
Music is perhaps the greatest prescription free, anti-depressant! Whether it is your favorite band or some relaxing meditation music, get your free mood lift now.
Listening to music has been shown to release the body’s feel-good chemical, dopamine.
Music Can Help You Meditate & Relax More Effectively
Meditation Music has been shown to significantly help meditation and relaxation. People have used different types of music for meditation for thousands of years, all over the world.
This is an area that really fascinates us, you will find a lot more information on the power of meditation music on this blog over the next few weeks.
Our first official meditation music release is also coming soon and will be available on all good music platforms.