Music has the power to instantly change your mood. Listening to AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” gets us amped up to the point wherestanding on our desks and pounding our fists seems perfectly acceptable. In the same vein, Taylor Swift’s “Out of the Woods” leaves us nostalgic for past relationships.
So it’s no surprise that ambient (or instrumental) music can actually make you feel calm and serene. As this video from Noisey explains, it can help whether you suffer from anxiety or just need to calm down after a stressful day at work. We’ve been listening all day and feel totally chill. To get started, check out this Spotify playlist: