How music affects our health and emotional state
It has long been known that music can affect mood and certain processes in the human body, but little did I know how serious this effect is. Each of us has his musical preferences, which reflect his inner world, image of life and thinking. But how is the music we listen to useful?
What compositions and styles have a beneficial effect on our health and emotional state and which ones do not. Through this article we will try to give you answers to these questions.
Music is sounds, waves that have certain vibrations and affect the state of the human organism. To begin with, we will look at musical instruments and their effects on the human body.
Stringed instruments such as violin, guitar, harp have a beneficial effect on the work of the heart and vessels, but on an emotional level these sounds from these instruments can have a depressing effect. Listening to a violin or guitar for a long time can make one start to feel a sense of compassion and pity. The sounds of these instruments make us think about serious things.
The sounds of spiritual instruments clear the lungs, bronchi, and indicate a positive influence on blood circulation. On an emotional level, wind music can give energy or relax the person who listens to it, but it all depends on the tonality and rhythm of the sounds. For example, the saxophone and flute can quicken and harmonize the listener's inner state, while the trumpet, French horn, and bassoon can evoke anxiety and spur the listener to active action.
Percussion instruments can translate the heartbeat into a proper rhythm and help in the treatment of diseases of the circulatory system and liver. The sounds of the drum also affect a person's mood. To activate one's powers one needs to listen to several minutes of percussion instruments.
The sounds of the piano have a soothing effect on a person, they give inner balance and confidence. The piano has a positive effect on health. The melody of this instrument cures diseases of the thyroid gland and normalizes the work of the excretory system.
The styles of music also influence differently
We start with the classical music of Bach and Vivaldi is suitable for work and active activities. It gives the feeling of safety and stability.
Romantic music by Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Schumann attracts love. And it gives positive emotions.
The music of impressionists Debussy, Ravel gives impetus to creativity and new ideas.
Mozart's works deserve special attention. Under the sounds of the music of this great creator, new things are easily learned.
African motifs jazz, reggae, blues lift the mood and give listeners lightness and serenity. In addition, these styles develop a sense of humor and help people become communicative.
Pop music gives energy, movement and gives the listener a sense of inner well-being.
Rock affects people differently, for some it is a source of inspiration, and for others it is a source of irritation and aggression.
Music in the style of punk, rap, hip-hop is exciting and encourages active actions
Folk music helps reduce stress, restores energy and normalizes all processes in the body.
In order to have an effect from the music you prefer, you have to listen and pass through yourself. This can be done through dancing, singing or relaxation. Only in these cases can music work wonders.