Music And How It Affects Our Thoughts, Feelings... Ultimately Our Actions!
MUSIC: What Are You Listening To Now...
Can The Choice We Make Of What Kind Of Music We Listen To - Have An Impact On What We Then... DO?
Is music that powerful, that depending upon what we choose to listen to on a regular basis - actually affect the ultimate process of how we come to ACTION?
- WHAT WE THINK? + HOW WE FEEL? = WHAT WE DO?
And in this order? Can we really give the media of music this much credit in how "our" lives proceed?
Well, this depends on how much emphasis that YOU place on the music that you choose to listen to. What does your particular genre of music really say about YOU?
What Music Is Your Teen Spending Their Money On?
TEENS LOVE THEIR MUSIC! IT IS PERSONAL TO WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY WANT TO SAY - AND AFFECTS HOW "THEY" ACT OUT!
As much as we all love our music... by the time we are adults, most of us - have settled fairly comfortably into our relationship with music.
As far as my personal taste in music goes - I happen to still absolutely love to listen to great rock and roll -- particularly when I am driving out on the open road!
Led Zeppelin, Journey, Crosby Stills Nash and Young, Deep Purple, Cold Play, John Mayer, Pink Floyd, Aerosmith, America, Bad Company, Chicago, David Mathews Band, Creed, Maroon five, The Doors, Eagles, Foreigner, Jack Johnson, John Legend, Eric Clapton, Kansas, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rod Stewart, Rolling Stones, Styxs, Usher, The Who, Bread, YES.
I love the classic bands and have added in some new loves over the years as well!
But, I don't listen to those groups on a daily basis like I did when I was in my teens... only when I want to feel like a teenager AGAIN!
Now, that is what I call POWERFUL MUSIC! It just feels so GREAT to throw on my music as loud as I "want" - without my teenagers telling me to turn it down! Really!
I like my rock and roll really LOUD! Thus, a drive in a fast car out on the open road - me alone - and my favorite rock and roll - cranked up high - can be a favorite time to just let it all hang out!
It is amazing what this kind of an adventure can do for a gal, like me!
MY MUSIC! COLDPLAY... WILL FIX YOU!
MY FAV - COLDPLAY
Music And Our Thoughts. "As A Man Thinketh, So Is He...
Each and every day, that we awake to a "new" day... we are our own creators of that given day. Meaning - we decide what "we" are going to do on that given day. Now, albeit that many of us have chosen a life, wherein we might feel such obligation to our choices, that we might even "feel" trapped.
That is a cop-out in accepting the FACT that "you" ultimately made the choice for your life, as to the road - that placed you exactly where you were when you woke up, this morning!
If this be accepted, then - what you, or I - or any person, individually "thinks" about upon their daily awakening... thus do their actions follow. Agreed? Pretty simple math, don't you think?
Now, let's apply "music" and the power and influence that music can have upon our daily "awakenings"...
Standford Research Online - MUSIC AND TEENS
- Standford Online Research Reports
BY KATHLEEN O'TOOLE Parents of adolescents who can't tell heavy metal from pop rock may have a tough time discussing the meaning of life with their children, say two professors of communication in a new book on youth and music.
Music And Feelings. Speaking On Teens - "Oh, I'm Not Really Too Concerned, It Is Just A Phase - They Will Come Out Of It...".
Kathleen O'Toole continues....
"Entertainment executives and teenagers who argue that pop music is "just music" do not take into account that "most human learning is incidental in nature and takes place outside of designated educational settings," the authors write. Poetry is "equipment for living," the late philosopher Kenneth Burke once wrote. Christenson and Roberts emphasize that in the adolescent years, pop music is the "heavy equipment" more influential than television, movies and computers"
MUSIC AND THE BRAIN...
Recent Research In The Field Of Music...
Music choice indicative of character
Ter Bogt also found that people's personal preference for particular music genres remained relatively stable throughout a person's lifetime.
Finally, the study exposed a pattern between a person's musical preference and his character. Fans of hit parade music, hiphop and R&B tend to be nicer and more extroverted.
Rock-lovers, by contrast, are more introverted, sloppier yet more open-minded to new experiences. People who love classical music are nicer, more precise, more open to new experiences but emotionally less stable. – (Sapa) - February 2008
REAL MUSIC! ITS effect ON OUR MOOD...
Let's get real. Just for a minute...
Music is powerful. It is math. Therefore it has both negative and positive powers.
We can choose to use music and enjoy music in our lives for positive reasons and influence.
Because it is so powerful... and our teens are so very vulnerable - we must be vigilant as parents to know what our teens are listening to and HOW it could possibly be affecting the way they wake up in the morning!
So.... let's watch and listen for HEALTH!
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