I will be doing another blog after this one as I have been hit with a ton of emotions following my first day at my new group.
This blog is about how music has impacted me and my mental health.
This morning I was watching the Today Show and in there concert segment was one of my favorite bands… Fleetwood Mac.
Talk about a memory of my childhood! All original members were there and as I listened, I found myself going back in time where I didn’t have to think, that I was safe whether it be in my mind or my room or wherever I was at that moment. For those few moments I enjoyed variety of songs, but it was one by Stevie Nicks called “Gypsy” that really had me tearing up.
You can watch it here on YouTube http://youtu.be/6L85WLhjQ84.
I found on my drive to my group this morning that I was singing in the car and I noticed that I was listening to the words I was saying and understanding why it had me feeling emotional. “Gypsy” represented my life. The not having the stability or structure, but I got through it.
Mentally, I find music helps calm my mind. I often will have music on low in my car or maybe on my laptop.
How about you? What helps calm your mind?
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