Lyrics & Your Brain
The psychological implication of words is enormous.
Words we hear in the morning can subconsciously guide our behavior throughout the rest of the day.
Happy song = good mood.
Sad song = bad mood.
Songs about anger, cheating, drinking, or drugs can take us somewhere we weren’t aware of, and probably don’t want to go.
Science & Stuff
Did you know that if you just looked at a list of negative words, it can dramatically affect your blood pressure and mood? It can increase anxiety, deepen depression, and release stress hormones in to not only your brain, but to the person speaking the words as well?
50% of you are saying, “oh wow.”
The other 50% are saying, “bulls***!”
Your brain can’t “not” think of something. When you are discussing things like: poverty, sadness, death, illness, they all cause our brains to react in a negative way. Just think about when you see a sad movie. Nothing happened to you, but you don’t feel great afterwards do you? No one walked out of Schindler’s List skipping and smiling (I hope).
Why does that happen? Because what we ingest with our eyes, and ears, the things we let come out of our mouths, have a huge impact on us.
If you are about to take a