How Does Music Affect Our Emotions, Anxiety and Depression?

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You may have heard the old expression, “music soothes the savage beast.” What is the meaning of that? It could mean that music can greatly affect and regulate our behaviors, moods, and emotions. Have you ever felt anxious and found that turning on soft or pleasant music relaxes you? Upbeat music might make you suddenly …

The Connection Between Depression And OCD

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When you have OCD your mind is full of anxious, dreadful thoughts. While you know they’re irrational, they consume you nevertheless making you feel hopeless. Generally speaking, this mental condition has a lot in common with depression. In fact, oftentimes they’re comorbid conditions. How Your Random Thoughts Differ While both OCD and depression cause negative …

Why You Shouldn’t Believe Every Thought In Your Head

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It’s imperative for good mental health that you control your thoughts instead of allowing them to control you. Unfortunately, some people are natural over-thinkers, experts at rumination. This means their mind will gladly grab onto a pessimistic thought, especially when they’re feeling anxious or annoyed. Doing so feels constructive and protective but it’ll drive you …