12 Sep The Power of Music to Reduce Stress
ABSTRACT: The article covers biological ways music relieves stress in the brain, links to a Health Psychology Review article that summarizes a systemic research summary done in 2020. It also outline meditation techniques, music therapy uses, ways music listening can relieve pain, improve focus and ground you. It also notes different music genres and demonstrates how music can foster community and togetherness. It is designed to be a practical, easy to follow roadmap for someone looking for ways to relieve stress through the power of music by learning about the research and following links to get further understanding of the techniques. They talk about how deep breathing with music listening is a stress reliever and another article all about deep breathing techniques is included at the end of the article.
AUTHOR SUMMARY: Donald Collins, medically reviewed by Dr. Heidi Moawad