Considered by many to be humankind’s first musical instrument, the drum is our pick for July’s Soother of the Month. This seems counterintuitive, given that drumming typically involves making a lot of loud noise, which seems more likely to spike one’s nerves. Actually, however, there is a good amount of scientific research that demonstrates how the act of keeping rhythm alleviates anxiety and depression.
This month’s soother is a particular favorite of ours because it can be so transformative and it’s also free. Got your attention? Good, because the soother is simply a sense of wonder, and you’ll need your attention to find it in your world. How does wonder soothe anxiety? To understand this, you have to […]