Music, Mood and Stress

Effects on Mood

The beats and melodies of music can intensify negative and positive moods based on psychological cues

Music has the ability to make individuals feel emotionally supported and reduce loneliness, with comforting music seemingly uplifting mood as well as triggering empathy


At least 13 different dimensions of emotions are associated with samples of music keeping in consideration various factors

Severity of Impact

Relying on music to uplift your mood may be an indication of an ongoing mood condition. A session with Ananda will provide you clarity about your mood.

Music Changing Your Mood?

Effects of neurotransmitters are considered to play a significant part in eliciting emotional responses upon listening to music. Pleasant music is found to release dopamine, serotonin, as well as endorphins, activating reward systems and leading to a feeling of pleasure.

Biological Changes

Training in music can be beneficial towards the development as well as the activation of the cortex, amygdala, and the hippocampus.

Developmental Benefits