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The time we live in can be considered busy and stressful, which makes it necessary for people to have a hobby. It’s good to choose something that can help you to develop yourself as well as to rest after a busy day, and this something could be music. Playing in a band or even in your garage can be very beneficial for you and your cognitive abilities, as is singing reggae, even though it might sound strange at first. What else does music bring into your life?

Why Should You Learn to Play Music?

There are plenty of advantages of playing something, including moral satisfaction, of course. And maybe especially for you music means something closer and more relatable, so the list for you would be much more personal, but the general points apply to any case.

    • Building up a strong memory.
      It really boosts it up and causes a long-term effect, which can greatly benefit you in life. Also, the parts of your brain that control the moves improve greatly.
    • Improving the brain power.
      Studies show that playing an instrument can go as far as increasing your IQ by 7 points, and it’s widely known that the brain shapes and it’s abilities change when people play for a long time.
    • New friends and teammates.
      You’ll get a lot of new acquaintances who will share your passion and you’ll have plenty to talk about. Those can turn to be your best friends later, especially if you decide to join a band and you’ll spend a lot of hours practicing together.
    • Additional patience.
      Learning to play and even playing takes a lot of time and a lot of effort. If you’ve never had a chance of touching the instrument before, you’ll need a lot of patience with it and be ready that nothing will go right at first. But it all builds up later and if you practice long enough, you’ll see the improvement.
    • Boosts up your comprehension.
      Music is kind of like reading, constant reading. You have to look at the notes and recognize them, your brain translates it into the fingers position and you have to move quick enough to get it all in time. So no wonder the comprehension skills improve a lot.
  • Improves the concentration.
    Along with being patient, you’ll learn to concentrate and concentrate really fast. Maybe it’s impossible for you now to read and process information in the crowded places, but you’ll get it soon enough after starting practices.
  • Enhances the respiratory system.
    Use more air! There are a lot of breathing exercises that would greatly assist you.
  • Improves your social skills.
    If you’re good enough and you want to take your music somewhere out of the house, you’ll see how greatly your social skills improve and you learn to deal with different people.
  • Makes you happy.
    Just that simple.

Remember That It’s Never Too Late

You can learn to play if you’re 50, 5, or 15. It’s never too early or top late to start playing and really make progress there. As long as you enjoy it, it’s all right.

Music brings a lot of good things into your life and even the constant practices and a lot of fails don’t change it. Plus, once you learn to play, you won’t be able to stop.