Although traditional medicine sees in his soothing, researchers have discovered that certain frequencies of filtering a very subtle way, could stimulate attention and brain activity, which leads to a better perception of external stimuli. We owe this new openness to a Frenchman named Alfred Tomatis and are increasingly used in different countries to help people with mental disabilities, dyslexia, hyperactivity and autism, among others.
It appears that different parts of the body to respond to many different sounds. We all know the example of the fingers on a table or a drop of water falling forever, leads us to feel as painful attack that could even lose your head. Music, by its harmonious nature, has on the whole body effect opposite. Some researchers even argue that exerts a power balance energy inside. The music is not only a formidable foe for stress but also act as a kind of regulator on the flow of vital energy.
Music is the first therapy that uses most of us, unknowingly. Few people without at least one category of music. Without knowing it, we are almost all under the influence of music therapy, which is to varying degrees. But for those who see music as a soothing alternative to your life too stressful, there are several ways to delve into the world of music. Of course, you can make the decision to learn to play a musical instrument or take singing lessons and so invest in a venture that will give you both a job and a relaxing social activity outdoors.
But it is necessary that this decision is deliberately relaxed, you do not have the proportions of the will to perform. Never lose sight of that music should remain a therapeutic and not there to mourn the loss of additional pressure, and to be competitive. The goal of music therapy is to allow complete relaxation through an exciting activity that could also provide an opportunity to develop talent hitherto unknown source.
Another related activity is music is gaining more followers and gives amazing results in the general attitude of people with stress: social dance. More and more people are signing up for dance classes and plays the music combined with physical activity that requires participants to act as a powerful relaxant, a possible expression of the most satisfying and good keeping certain aptitude. Moreover, the rhythms generated by music to reduce stress and induce the secretion of endorphins, producing an analgesic effect.
In hospitals and nursing homes, we get more and more people are losing their autonomy to the methods of music therapy. Musical instruments have a grip on real people and are used more often to encourage older people to overcome isolation through participation in musical activities in a group.
People suffering from severe psychological problems respond very well versed in music, too. Very often aggressive behavior are resolved through music. For children with intellectual disabilities, it seems that music arouses in them a provision unexpected and we are exploring all avenues to expand their healing powers.
In some countries, we must push the same musical experience with animals. It is not uncommon for farmers to install speakers in the buildings that house animals because they benefit the most and are most successful in a musical environment.
Another way to use music in therapy is what is called relaxation music. Often music albums are for all this form of treatment and are in the department of relaxation music or new age shops. The current trend in these albums is to oriental music, be sure to find the type of music or sound that suits your tastes deep.
While some people may feel comfortable in a tribal universe (Deep Forest, for example), others prefer Celtic arrangements such as group effectiveness, while others slowly sink into the sounds of Asia seamlessly with singing birds, small waterfalls and murmur of the wind blowing through the branches. If you like rock to more harmonious touch of Mahler lieder, or daydreaming with lounge rhythms, the music choice is yours.
Tip: It would be good if you are thinking of creating your own records depending on the state of mind where you start your therapy and what you want to accomplish. So if you use music therapy more often in specific circumstances, such as when you feel moody or angry, your boot record with one or two very strong pieces, the pieces that allow you to express your anger. Chain until then, with more moderate parts, spare music somehow transitional and final, with songs that match the mood you want to achieve. This recording will be served whenever you experience anger similar. So we could have a record (or more) for each type of report you overwhelmed by negative emotions.
When you decide to relax in the musical, they do so in a room of the house where you feel especially comfortable, a place that is your personal retreat, for example. Bathe the room lighting conducive to relaxation and if you can, listen to music through headphones. They have the power to withdraw completely, creating a bubble around him untouchable. Obviously, music therapy helps all higher anxiety, major stress, but also to people who suffer from hyperactivity or impaired concentration, people who suffer from depression and often calm children who suffer from colic or any discomfort associated with childhood diseases.