Music can help ease you into a relaxed, meditative state. With the wealth of the world in music literally at your fingertips, the possibilities are endless. Finding your preferred mind relaxing music is only limited by your knowledge of the available music. And you are not just limited to any one specific genre of music.
Mind relaxing music can help your brain get into a meditative state, with anxiety relief benefits. Meditation sometimes can be intimidating and misunderstood. Listening to mind relaxing music can be an alternative.
Your taste in music is different from mine. Simple enough but sometimes reaching out to try different types of music can open new doors for use. I tend to look for music without vocals, I prefer to allow myself to go in my direction, not someone’s else when I wish to relax and to meditate. And by meditation, I mean the inner process of examining a thought or thoughts without making judgments.
Bringing in some of the more common, simple approaches to relaxation and meditation will help develop habits to reduce stress and anxiety. Relaxation (and meditation) can be achieved thru simple and effective techniques that you are already aware of, just perhaps not using as a part of your daily routine.
Thich Nhat Hanh has a simple breakdown of five exercises for relaxation and meditation in everyday life. Breathing, Concentration, Awareness of the Body, Releasing Tension, and Walking. You can read more about my thoughts on these starting with Mindfulness Exercises.
Instead of music, you can also listen to nature sounds and white noise for mind relaxing music. For nature sounds, I prefer sounds of the ocean, brooks, or rainfall. White noise is comparable to the often overlooked background noises of our everyday life, such as air conditioning, ventilation and static. Binaural beats are a type of music or sound that produce different frequencies, which help you to relax, to concentrate and to sleep.
Mind relaxing music can help with the relaxation of tense muscles, aiding in easily releasing some of the tension you carry from a stressful day. Relaxing and loosening your body can help relax your mind. Music is a simple and fun way to let all the tension just drain away.
Music can help you get into the zone when you want to relax, when meditating and studying. It can take effective techniques to the next level. And best of all, music can easily fit in your budget. Here are some of my free online favorite music streaming sites.
Each can be effective for stress relief. Some may appeal to you more than others or work best for you Try as many as you wish, find what fits best for you.
i also have even more genres in my Music pages, you can find them in the Main Menu. To relax, follow the Doobie Brothers advice, “Listen to the Music”!
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Walking the Path of Peace, Sanders