Have you created a personal playlist of encouragement music? According to the American Music Therapy Association, (AMTA), music can diminish physical and emotional pain, decrease stress and can facilitate empowerment. With the understanding that people have an innate responsiveness to music, research has also shown that music with a strong beat can stimulate brain waves and provide an overall sense of wellbeing. Music can also help to bring meaningfulness and pleasure to delight the spirit. Studies suggests that certain melodies can figuratively transport someone out of despair to a place of joy, peace and tranquility. Some music even has the capacity to energize and restore confidence just by the cadence and combination of notes. Let’s talk about it!