Monthly Archives: January 2020

Why does music change me?

Music has always been a life changer for me.  I can remember growing up listening to songs on the radio and feeling a certain way.  Good or bad it didn’t matter, I just felt SOMETHING.  I mostly identified with sad, sappy songs.  Probably because I was sad and sappy and it felt like somebody was just like me, and that was comforting knowing that I wasn’t alone.

Being alone as I get older feels somewhat comforting and at times is exactly what I need to just decompress.  I’m finding that I need to decompress more and more as I get older.  Maybe I just need to get away from people, maybe I just enjoy being with myself, I’m not sure.  But when I’m just with myself I have a lot of time to think about me.  That’s not always a good thing.  I’m my own worst enemy.  I’m sure that’s true with a lot of people, we are all just generally hard on ourselves.

It’s been a long while since I’ve written and this post isn’t gonna be my best so I’m just gonna stop writing and leave you with this song: