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The Benefits of Music for a Happy and Healthy Lifestyle

JennaSmithThroughout the ages, people have listened and played music in an effort to live happier and healthier lives. Good music can put your in a better mood and help your overall emotional and physical well-being. Whether you’re feeling angry, down, lonely or happy, music has a way of making the day better and life worth living. Take a moment and think about a life without music. A world without music is a sad world indeed. Learn the benefits of music for a happy and healthy life.

Listen to Music and Be Happier

Music has been proven to lift our spirits in times of hard or lonely times. Invest in some music that makes you happy. This may be different for each individual. Someone may have grown up on the bayou and love listening to blues with an acoustic guitar and harmonica. This music, while seeming sad, may make someone happy because it reminds them of their childhood. Find the type of music that speaks to your soul and makes you happy. Build up a large amount of this music that you can play on a rainy day to lift your spirits.

Learn to Play an Instrument

You’re never too old to learn an instrument. In fact, if you’ve never learned out to play an instrument, doing so in your elderly years is a great way to keep active and lead a healthier life in your later years. Whatever your age, you can learn how to play an instrument. Find your teacher through a local music store and get to learning! You can have lessons at the music store, or even have the teacher come and teach you in your home.

Bond with Loved Ones Through Music

Throughout the generations, music has connected people of different creeds and nations in a way that nothing else can. It is a powerful bond that can form simply through a shared enjoyment of music. Playing music is a great way to connect with other members of your family too. For example, if you know how to play the violin and your grandson is learning, you can bond with him through this shared instrument. He will love the fact that you both have something in common, and he will be encouraged to learn it even more because you know it as well.

Whether you’re just wanting to have a better day, are picking up a instrument for the first time, or want to bond with loved ones, music is a tool that can help you. It will increase your self worth and help you to not be sad or lonely anymore.

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Posted by Jenna Smith on January 10th, 2013 in General, Health | 0 comments

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