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Day: November 5, 2012

Music is Soul-Medicine

Music is Soul-Medicine

Nymphs Listening To The Songs of Orpheus, by Charles Fran├žois Jalabert Just as people sometimes self-medicate for conditions such as depression, they also use music to self-regulate their emotional states. Conversely, the music that pops unbidden into your head can be an indicator of your emotional state, a window into the soul revealing content of which you may not have been consciously aware (Earl Vickers, Music and Consciousness). As far back as I can remember, music has been a major…

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