How Music Can Help Your Mind, Body And Spirit

I care about music because when I’m in a bad mood, it helps me calm down and be relaxed. I believe it can also help people from reacting in a negative way to stress and depression.

By Shanice, London · July 2, 2019

Pic: Unsplash / Lechon Kirb

How does music help you relieve stress?

Music can help to prevent the body from getting worn out. Listening to relaxing music can help levels stress and overall health. Tests have found that this kind of music can

    • Lower blood pressure
    • Lower levels of stress hormones
    • Slow the pulse
    • Slow a racing heart


Why does music help you to relax?

Listening to music can have a relaxing effect on our minds and bodies, but it can also help distract us and absorb our attention in a positive way. Not only that, but it can also help us to explore emotions. Finally, rather than distracting us, it can sometimes help the mind to stop wandering and to concentrate better.



How does music improve mental health?

Music can help improve your mental health by reducing certain symptoms of depression and making you feel more in control. It can also help you get a better night sleep.