Music acts like therapy, supporting overall well-being. Here are 5 ways music can be therapeutic.

1. Alleviate Mood: Music can evoke smiles and tap into our emotions, often used therapeutically to elicit specific feelings, which is beneficial for music therapists.

2. Music Enhances Learning: Most of us first learned our alphabets with a song, highlighting music's innate ability to teach children new concepts easily.

3. Improve visual and verbal skills: According to PSYBLOG, practicing a musical instrument not only enhances musical abilities but also improves visual, verbal skills, perception, and cognitive skills.

4. Improves Attention: Different types of music can captivate and sustain the listener's attention, contributing to the enhancement of essential skills needed for functioning and success.

5. Reduces Stress and Anxiety: Listening to calming music can lower cortisol levels, helping to reduce stress and anxiety.

6. Improves Sleep Quality: Soft, slow-tempo music can aid in falling asleep faster and improving sleep quality.

7. Alleviates Pain: Music therapy can reduce the perception of pain and discomfort in various medical conditions.