5 Of The Most Important Things Music Does For Me
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5 Of The Most Important Things Music Does For Me

It was hard picking just five.

5 Of The Most Important Things Music Does For Me

If you've ever met me, you know I can attempt to dance to anything. Whether it be classical music or heavy metal, I will attempt to dance to it regardless.

Music, to me, is one of the most beautiful things on this planet. It's actually universal, and there's no boundary to what kind of music you can listen to. I listen to music every day, at every moment of the day if I can. To me, a day without music is a day wasted. I'm that girl who will listen to all the new releases on Spotify to see which I like the best.

1. Music allows you to feel everything.

There's music for every emotion. I could not know what I'm feeling and I will find a song that is perfect for the moment. That's why I don't really discriminate when it comes to music, because even though a genre isn't really your "style", there might be a song in that genre that could change your life.

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2. Music gives you the ability to travel through time.

My life could be described in genres, albums, and artists.

Every year, a new artist or album is special to me. You know how music can allow you to travel through time to a specific moment in your past? That's my favorite thing about it. I'm extremely sentimental, and music gives me the chance to relive amazing moments in my life. The other day, I was walking to class and "Too Good" by Drake came on. I thought about my friends and how we used to go out to lunch during senior year. I saw myself in my friend's car screaming the lyrics to this song and laughing. It was like being there all over again.

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3. Music can change your mood in 2 seconds.

Not only does music let me relive parts of my life, but it can set the mood for my entire day. Just yesterday I was stressed out of my mind about my Chemistry midterm. Then I listened to "Closer" by The Chainsmokers, had a small dance session, and felt so much better.

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4. Music can tell you a story.

Another thing that's cool about music is how it can let you in on all the juicy gossip in celebrity lives, or allow you to pretend there's juicy gossip in yours. Songs, especially ballads, allow you to scream along to words about betrayal and cry about being lonely, even if you may not be either of those things.

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5. Music can calm you down.

There's something about a good beat that can change everything about your day. It can energize you, or it could calm you down.

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Personally, I get worked up really easily, and I use music to calm me down. Calming music is not only good to fall asleep to, but helps with focus and provides a soothing energy that everyone needs in their life.

So, whenever you feel like turning up or crying, there's always a song that will relate to your situation. Even if the song is in a language you might not understand, don't be afraid to give it a listen. It might end up being your new favorite song.

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