Last Updated on August 26, 2020 by Tim
Did you know that music has a massive impact on our mood and the way we act? Why do you think music is played in shops? So that we spend more money of course!
Fast-paced music makes us subconsciously move faster with footsteps and movements that go with the rhythm of the music. Similarly, slow music is more relaxing and slows you right down. In fact, everything from how fast you walk to your heartbeat slows down and relaxes when you listen to slow music.
This is a great reason to listen to music while you clean your home, study for a test or work on your car! Before we start looking into why music is great to listen to while you work, have a look around and see if you have a high-quality set of speakers! If you don’t, check out this review.
1.Gets you ‘in the Zone’
Listening to music will get you in the zone and makes a long daunting job feel more manageable. Listening to fast-paced music will help you move faster and improves your ability to multitask.
2. Speeds Up the Work Pace
This is only true if you listen to fast music. Although, you might need a little help with your concentration, so in this case, slow music will focus you. switch to a slow playlist to channel all your energy on the job at hand.
3. Makes You Feel Positive
We all have a song that makes us want to dance uncontrollably, right? Whether you love the lyrics, or the rhythm, playing songs you love will put a smile on your face for sure.
4. Makes Time Fly
One song is about 4 minutes long, now play 10 of your favorite tunes and you are 40 minutes into the job. By the time the album is finished, you would be wondering where all the time went, trust me!
5. New Things Will Stick in Your Mind
Listening to music while doing new tasks embeds them into your memory much better than learning the skill without listening to music. It’s a fact!
Ways Music Affects Your Brain
Now that we are already on the topic, below are some other ways music affects your brain.
1. Music boosts productivity
Music boosts productivity, especially during repetitive tasks.
2. Music Can Wake You Up Or Put You to Sleep
Feeling tired and unmotivated? Play your favorite tune to get your body moving. The same goes for difficulty unwinding after a long and adrenaline-filled day. Pair that with a glass of wine and you’ve got yourself a relaxing evening.
3. Reminds You of Precious Experiences
Listening to a song from a holiday 5 years ago will bring back the memory as if it was yesterday, you might even be able to smell the salty sea air and taste the barbeque. Yum!
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