You hear it everywhere. On the radio. On
rhythm of a moving train. Ocean waves.
all around you and it can affect you profoundly.
affects you when it’s playing in the
background of the scary part of that Hollywood
blockbuster film you’re watching.
affects you differently when, minutes later,
you’re watching the weepy, tear-jerking
part of the same movie.
the sound off – the music disappears
– and so does the atmosphere it creates.
so strong – it affects you so profoundly
– that it can literally affect the
whole of your body.
can create feelings of tension, happiness,
contentment and relaxation.
of this power… and yet many of us
overlook how we can use it as a ‘therapeutic
music has been used for healing and relaxation
purposes for thousands of years!
ancient Greeks believed that your body and
soul could be healed through music, and
the Native American Indians have used chanting
and rhythm in their healing rituals throughout
it yourself – play a song…
…see how it captures a mood?
another piece of music – a more upbeat
song perhaps… see how your whole body
mood, feelings, or perception may change
just by hearing the music. Your heart may
beat faster. You might feel angrier, more
energetic, tense or happier…
all this because you played a song or piece
music can make you feel angrier, or more
tense, then it can also make you feel more
relaxed, content and peaceful.
fact, studies have shown that the right
music can slow down your heart beat and
affect other physical aspects of your body,
as well as affecting you mentally and spiritually.
if you have CFS or FMS, keeping a sense
of balance and calm is crucial
to your recovery. Depression can prevent
you from getting better and stress…
stress is a major no-no that can make you
ten times worse. Keeping stress levels low
is extremely important when you have CFS
maintaining a balanced and relaxed state
of mind, body and soul is crucial to your
well-being and recovery –
no matter how cliché it sounds.
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