Reading Time: 5 minutes We all listen to music while exercising to get us going… why not use it as fuel for other passions? Why not find songs that align with your core values?
Emoto proved molecules are altered by music; restaurants provide music as an aspect of ambiance, as do retail stores. If you’ve attended a live class of mine, you know I always play ambient music in the background. It helps you focus, calms all of us, and makes us all smarter. 🙂
I teach mindfulness about what you listen to when you cook, when you’re at work, and especially when you’re driving.
While most commutes are spent listening to classical music, there are “those mornings” I need uplifting, inspiration, or drive… a reminder of why I’m here. On those mornings, there are 3 songs I play back to back (I have a short commute!); I share them with you below, along with one of my favorite musical social commentaries.
The lyrics are below, but it’s music, so the point is to listen to the melody and the vocal expression. Use the written lyrics to understand what they’re saying, especially in the Thievery Corporation song.
These are rock tunes (Thievery is an electronic/world fusion band)—make sure your volume’s appropriate for your location. 😉