do you listen to music when you work?

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Re: do you listen to music when you work?

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It depends. I like listening when I'm doing work at home, to cut out distractions around the house. But outside the home? No. I'd get too nervous I'd miss something important.

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I don't listen to music WHILE I work. But I definitely love to listen to it before to get me motivated, or after to help relax my mind.

I just don't have the ability to listen and think. Usually I want to listen to all the lyrics or notes and delve into the music not just have it on as background music.

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Yes mostly. It helps me concentrate and get the job done

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I prefer unfamiliar music while I work. Music that I already like is very distracting while working. I tend to flow away with the flow of songs and it usually delays me. But then working in silence makes me anxious. So I look up playlists on Youtube by random artists and play them.
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I write a lot for my job. I use the tempo from whatever beat is playing to keep in rhythm with my typing. It also helps pass the time and makes me less distracted by my surroundings. I'm very careful to keep my bleating away from my coworkers and try to keep humming down to a minimum as well. Gotta be considerate about your work space.

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I normally do. It tends to blend in with the type of scene I'm writing at that point in time. Even when I'm carrying out regular, day-to-day tasks I bop along with whatever's playing.

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I actually listen to music pretty much 24 hours a day. My whole job revolves around music and then I listen to it while I do errands, things around the house and sometimes when I sleep.

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If it fits the mood, then sometimes I do.

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Listening to music while working gives me impetus and relaxes my mind. I work better with music than without.

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I always try to find music I've never heard before while working. If I listen to stuff I already like, then I just find myself singing along and not working. Youtube, Pandora and Spotify have made fining new music a breeze.
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I have to listen to music when I work! It keeps me motivated to keep doing it. I don't sing along though; I keep it all to myself on my headphones lol.
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every single night at the nursing home lol

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I work in a physical rehab setting, and often put music on while doing exercise routines with my clients. It could be music to beats, or soothing calm meditation music. I do use music as a tool at work.

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Yes but the volume is lowered down. Sometimes I listen to the same song over and over again because repetition boosts productivity.

Pieces of classical/instrumental music are relaxing too.

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Of course... It's my life

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