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Sound Healing Is the New Self-Care Trend You Need to Know Sure, some sounds are soothing (like ocean waves or wind chimes) while others are downright jarring (like a traffic jam or your neighbor’s new violin hobby). But can sounds actually heal you?

Can Sound Heal You?

Sound Healing is a practice that uses vibrations (vocal or instrumental-like gongs, Tibetan singing bowls and tuning forks) in order to relax your mind and body. Some proponents also believe it can relieve certain ailments, including anxiety and insomnia.

Sound healers (often called “sounders”) say that it works by lowering blood pressure, improving circulation and reducing respiratory rates. Science says, well, not a lot.

Many studies have shown the benefits of music and meditation on well-being, and sound healing in particular.


Why is Sound Healing Popular?

Like a lot of other wellness practices (mindfulness meditation, crystals, etc.), sound healing is having a major moment right now

What does it feel like?

“Simply put, someone can expect to feel very calm after a session, with a profound sense of well-being,” Sessions vary from just 15 minutes to several hours and can take place on your own with headphones or in a studio with others. But regardless of time and place, the effect should be the same—a general feeling of relaxation and contentment.

Should i try it?

Here’s the thing: Sound healing hasn’t been scientifically proven to actually heal anything, although there are some studies that suggest it may be beneficial to general well-being. But modern-day life is pretty damn stressful, and if you’ve tried other ways to relax with little success, this might help. In fact, some people find it less challenging than meditation because the sound keeps their mind occupied, making it easier to enter into deep states of calm. Now if you’ll excuse us, we have some ocean sounds to chill out to
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