Oh, how sweet the sound of music. And there is so much of it; so many different genres. Who’s to say what is ‘good’ music and what is ‘bad’ music? Well, my therapist has an opinion. Music that is uplifting would be good for you and music that is not is not. The problem that I have with music is that the music I love by nature tends to bring me down with no effort on my part. I’ll get stuck on the lyrics of a melancholy song and though it ‘soothes’ the soul and feels good at the time, it tends to make me sad.
So, what do I do about it? Recently, I stumbled across a music station that is very uplifting for me; Air1. Regardless of what you think of the music played there, the thing that I find surprising is that by listening to this radio station (and I can even listen to it on my smart phone), it really does lift my spirits even when I’m feeling kinda down. So, to my therapist, “Ms. Blair, you are indeed right again.” Good on ‘ya.
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It has been great to meet and talk with you Matt… I look forward to reading long or short versions of any topic, story, thoughts or emotions you touch on.. I hope they help other survivors in their healing journey.. I know talking about it helps me.. be well !
The other day I shared a story on FB about losing two teeth in an accident, and someone said everything isn’t everyone’s business. I said, it was a burden and shame I was holding onto and I no longer wanted to carry it. God told me to turn over my burdens and turn them into … Continue reading Tamirra H.
In reaching out to others, you are Christ’s hands. It takes courage and broad shoulders. I will continue to pray that the Holy Spirit guide those open hands into a thriving ministry…Don’t let yourself fail prey to discouragement. It may be your calling. God bless you!