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Why People Listen to Inspirational Music Everyone has different purposes for listening to inspirational music. There is no one specific answer that applies to everyone it is simply a matter of what one is looking for at that time. The one reason that does apply to everyone is simply how it makes you feel. In general, music moves people, it moves them emotionally and moves them physically. You can be in a down mood, hear one of your favorite songs, and completely turn you around in instant. Music can make you reach out to help someone else or inspire you to make a difference. 

Moves people - it can get you motivated to do something great or reach out to lift someone up when they may be down. Music is the greatest motivator when it comes to inspiring one to make a change and if you use it properly, it can take you to new heights.

Closer to God - in regards to gospel or worship music its lyrics and message can strengthen your faith and make you feel more in touch with God no matter your denomination or religious beliefs. Most people who are inspired by worship music feel that closeness and are driven by it to become more devout.

Awareness - it can remind you that in a very secular world there is a greater power at work. It can sometimes be easy to forget that we are a small piece of a bigger picture and inspirational worship music can remind us of that in one song. Self-awareness is very important, but just as important is faith awareness and worship music can increase both.

Feed the soul – it is said that the heart is the eyes to the soul and inspirational music can feed your heart therefore touching your very soul to the core. When you feed your soul from music is strengthens it and your soul is your foundation.

Equanimity - everyone needs a balance in their life. Balance between their faith, their career their family and their daily lives. Music that feeds the soul can help you stay on an even keel. There is no question that we all get off balance from time to time and the right song with the right message can get you back to center each time.

We may listen to music for a number of different reasons whether it be a particular artist or a particular genre of music and we may even do it subconsciously. However, we always do it for the same specific reason…. it inspires you. To what level or to what degree it does not matter, music will inspire you to do something whether be good or bad and depending on what music you are listening to and how you use that inspiration is completely up to you. Today's inspirational music comes in many shapes and forms let it inspire you to be your best.

Why People Listen to Inspirational Music

Written by Gary Harbin

Why People Listen to Inspirational Music