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As sufferers of anxiety and depression and mental ill health, we can also suffer its side effects and symptoms. One of those symptoms is procrastination. We don't feel like doing anything at all. We just sit like vegetables and do nothing. Like broccoli. Then we feel worse because our chores have not been done. Then we see we are living in a mess and that makes us feel worse still. But where is the motivation to do anything when we feel so low?
I have found that these videos help me. You don't need headphones to listen to it for it to work, although headphones will make it work faster and better. Don't beat yourself up about your procrastinating. If you can do just half of a job or ten minutes, on your list each day then give yourself a pat on the back and tell yourself well done.
This video works by vibrations in the musical notes that extend to our brains waves. Those waves make our brains then vibrate in resonance with the same vibrations in the music. It has very soft voices as well, that you won't be able to hear, but they are saying affirmations like 'I always get things done'.
So this song is not new but I was only introduced to it last week while at work, of all places, haha.
I find some part of the lyrics have dated and can be a bit cringy but in general, I liked this song. It offers a pretty nice beat and message of what is like to be consumed by anxiety.
Taken literally I can't relate to the first two lines, but I guess if you take it to that feeling like being "on the edge" I can definitely see it.
Anyway, I thought this would be the perfect place to share it and see what you guys think of it. If you like it or not and maybe even have this thread inspire you to make your own to share other songs that you can relate with or tend to listen to help with it.
There are two songs that lift my mood. The first one came out the day before my birthday and I really needed it at the time. The second on is just so upbeat and I love how she says the light is coming to take back what the darkness stole. I think we all can relate to that!
Ooooh, I like this thread!!! Good idea!
This is my favorite 'my brain won't let me sleep' YouTube channel. Destined Dynamics does bilateral brain music for both relaxation and EMDR/brainspotting therapy. Be sure to get the relaxation ones for sleep - some are designed to actually trigger your brain for processing traumatic thoughts and memories. This is one of my favorites for getting through night terrors and anxiety - be sure to use headphones for the bilateral effect.