How new music can ease your depression

Get out of your Spotify comfort zone!

Listening habits in a depression

I don't think I’m alone in saying that music helps a lot with depression. It can lift us and act as a distraction to whatever lingers in the dark corners of our minds. But I have found that I tend to listen to the same recurring songs over, and over, and over, sometimes spanning over a period of weeks, maybe months.

Where to start

What’s that one album/artist/genre that has always intrigued you?

Conclusion

Get into the habit of broadening your horizons. I’ve found that this practice induces comfort in keeping an open mind when coming across new artists. Also, we become more eager to give featured artists a go by listening to their discography, rather than simply ignoring them.

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