“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” – Plato
Music is considered as the best art created by humankind. Music heals our emotions, most of the time. Sometimes, we convey our feelings and emotions through it. Music is an entertainment that humans enjoy. It’s considered as the famous art because anyone, in any age, sex, preference can create or wants music. It gives soul to the universe as according to Plato.
Well, here are some of the importance of music in our lives.
Music Affects and Benefits Our Brain
Music affects many areas in our body, most specifically to our brain. Because of music, we perceived and we show lots of emotions. When we are sad, we choose to create or listen to music of our preference that we think could heal our sadness. When, we are happy, we choose music where we can dance and shout out or joy. Music affects what we will do as it first gives impact to our brain.
Music affects our Health
Music is in no doubt not only affects our brain, but it affects our health, too. Sometimes, when we are stressed out, we prefer to put on our headphones and listen to music. And as modern as our age today, there are now music which are created to help ease the stress or depression of a person. This is how music can be very effective in our health; as a healing substance, emotional and mental healing just by listening to music.
Music Has Spiritual Powers
Music is believed to came before mankind exist. One of the famous uses of music is for religious and sacred activities. Right now, people dance and sing their worship to God. They use music to express their faith to the Holy One. Moreover, according to some articles, the right music can help you concentrate and listen more to the Holy Spirit.
Music affects our moods
Music affects our personal moods. Music can revitalize, calm and even stress us out in different ways. It can elevate or even worsen the current mood that we have. It can reduce stress, pain or worsen. As already discussed earlier, music affects our brain that releases nerves on how we react about things, too.
Music can help draw people together
Through music, people can unite. That is why there are fans for particular singers because they felt the artist, singer or the music he creates. Fans have the same feeling of excitement when they hear their favorite singer on the radio. Thus, making an ordinary person to an ultimate award-winning singer. People are drawn together through music. Emotionally they are stringed or linked to it. Thus, there are people who we called emos-who prefer to listen to emo songs, punks-who listen to punk rock music and many more. They are people who are linked and joined together because of how they felt or just because of the music.
“Without music, life would be a mistake.”- Friedrich Nietzsche