Through all challenging times it is important to find what brings you peace and joy. With COVID-19 still being prevalent and the devastating loss of George Floyd, it has been a whirlwind of emotions for many people. It’s easy to get wrapped up in what you see on the news and social media. Sometimes it’s draining and sometimes it’s stressful. Although you cannot completely change or control what is going on in the world, the one thing you can control is how to handle it.
The Power of Music
Music has a huge effect on our emotions, by listening to music it can change our entire mood around. When you listen to upbeat music it will make you feel more happy and optimistic about life. When you listen to slower tempo music it will make you feel calmer, more relaxed and will release stress. Music is essentially therapeutic without having to worry about social interaction with another human being.
The Best Headphones for Noise Cancellation
When you are wanting to submerge yourself in music without any distractions, the best headphones to wear are over-the-ear headphones. The full ear cup design gives you comfort, noise cancelation and provides a high quality sound. If you are sitting outside, all the ambient noises like cars, people and trees will be drowned out by the music from the headphones. It will almost make you feel like you are in your own world or your own music video.
Take Time to Listen to Music
With all this being said, take the time for yourself to stop and listen to the music that will help you release stress during these times. Set a designated time in your day to either lock yourself in your room or go sit outside. Put on a pair of headphones and listen to your favorite music. Clear your mind and just focus on that present moment you are in.