There’s something about music that transcends all culture and transcend social norms.
Something about music allows for transcend deep thoughts of depression that allows for an individual to feel such a great amount of flow is it a small period of time. It isn’t one particular genre that makes individual feel this way, it’s much more about the overall melody and flow. Different flows of music speak to different people in their own unique way. Yes music invokes a lot of nostalgia, it’s emotive and creates a space where we are able to process our emotions freely and intuitively. It kind of puts our emotions in auto pilot.
It’s a universal language
The beautiful thing about music is it stimulates pathways of serotonin that don’t require higher doses of medication. There is something about listening to music that stimulates pathways in unique and novel ways that can help individuals feel great job. The melodies, tonality, chord progressions, lyricism, and production of the music all interact with one another to stimulate different neurotransmitters in our brain as we are listening. Even recalling a particular song will stimulate that same pathway. The stimulation will vary from person to person however the emotion it invokes inside of us and the noticeable instantaneous shift in mood is experienced by everyone.
Music creates a space for the brain to process emotion in a natural, intuitive manner.
The music isn’t eliminating the negative emotions we experience, it’s rather translating and encoding these emotions into a full body, transformative experience, transcending long held beliefs and barriers that trigger us to repress, music translates the emotion for us intuitively, it bypasses language and our typical forms of expression, it is felt very deeply.
What kind of music resonates with you?
Have you noticed that your mood can completely change after listening to a particular song or genre? What do you think about how powerful music is? Why do certain music beats relate more to certain age groups and how other beats relates to other demographics differently?