Tuesday, February 9, 2010

The Healing Power of Music    

Music For Stress Relief Using music for healing and relaxation is nothing new and in the stressful times that we now live music can be a great tool to bring us joy, energy, comfort and calm.  

The modern world that we live in constantly bombards us with situations that cause stress. A certain amount is good for us, but too much - especially if it is day in and day out - can cause us both emotional and physical problems. However there is a really simple, cheap and very effective answer - music. Music is a great healer. It is so powerful that relaxation music is used by hospitals across the world to reduce anxiety in patients who are about to go into surgery. It has the power to soothe and relax you, to change your whole mood, and increase your energy levels. 

                  "Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life" ..... Red Auerbach 

            "Rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul"       ....Plato 

The Benefits of Relaxation Music 


Relieve stress

Reduce muscle tension

Decrese heart rate

Lower blood pressure
Reduce pain symptoms
Promote relaxation

Aid concentration
Help you sleep better

Boost immunity 
How to use Music to Heal 

Using relaxation music to calm and soothe.........

Find a quiet place where you won't be disturbed, this is a time for you to take a break from the world. 

Make yourself comfortable - loosen any tight clothing and remove your shoes. Ensure that your body is well supported.
Turn off your phone.
Ideally listen with headphones - although not vital, this will eliminate any background noise.

close your eyes  
Relax and enjoy.

Listen every day if you can - the more you use music to heal, the more effective it is.