Walking on street in urban cities will reveal some facts about music and its effects to human. Whenever looking to street one encountering with somebody listening music that somehow making feel him good or happy. As the music spread throw world, its benefits start to reveal itself. The author Elizabeth Scott states in “Is music a good tool for health?” that music has many beneficial effects. The effects of music are many in quantity and I intend explore and discuss about effects of music to body and mind.
One of the effects of music is to a body. Our body has limits which need some relaxation such as listening music. And listening music can help to forget about tiredness that could be hard to overcome. For example, some radio stations put some good music that will help to listeners to regain their moral or strength. Music can be the source of liquid energy
Another effect of music is to mind. Music can change state of our mind.
For example, music may bring inspiration, courage, state of calmness or state of happiness. Elizabeth said that music is helping to hospitals to heal from illnesses. I agree with her because I used to listen to music to manage my pain. Moreover, when I was high school our school used to start a week with national country song. This song will bring inspiration and creativity throughout a week.
Finally, the music may bring changes to our breathing and heart rate. Elizabeth sates that, music can help to prevent stress. Stress often occur when we are doing same tasks everyday or doing one thing at a time. Music can help to decrease our stress. Music can also be used to help to bring self awareness such as meditation. Meditation and music are function as whole and help to increase usefulness of person.
From the information given, the effects of listening music are many. We can safely conclude that music is playing vital role in our life. Using music to treat patients in hospitals is, in effect, a smart choice.