do you listen to music when you work?

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Re: do you listen to music when you work?

Post by Kaylee123 » 25 Jun 2019, 11:05

I used to listen to music to block out other noise. When I was in school my siblings would be too loud so I'd crank up the music and put earbuds in.

Now I just try to get stuff done as quick as possible because I have kids. Music would slow me down.

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Post by Graciedf6 » 25 Jun 2019, 19:57

I love listening to music. I listen to it everyday all day!!!

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Post by Charlie19 » 27 Jun 2019, 22:02

Yes id o it help me relax and enjoy the day even more. it takes away my stress

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Post by Booktheif56 » 28 Jun 2019, 17:17

I do listen to music when I work! Its actually been recently proven that when the brain has a familiar sound in the background it does not work as hard and improves efficiency! Personally it help me a lot especially when I’m stressed

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Post by Chassiwassy1 » 30 Jun 2019, 11:00

I do listen to music when I work on certain things and it has to be really quite around me to work if it’s not then I listen to soothing music

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Post by ajordan1606 » 30 Jun 2019, 14:27

Yes I am currently listening to music right now.

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Post by LinaMueller » 30 Jun 2019, 18:09

I listen to classical music before I go to bed or while doing something complex. I can't focus on my work if I listen to music. It doesn't matter the type of music. Sad but true.
Heart! We will forget him!
You an I, tonight!
You may forget the warmth he gave,
I will forget the light.

When you have done, pray tell me
That I my thoughts may dim;
Haste! lest while you're lagging.
I may remember him!

Emily Dickinson

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Post by Monet_va » 07 Jul 2019, 11:45

I definitely do. It helps me focus while working and calm down after a long meeting.

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Post by Monet_va » 07 Jul 2019, 12:34

I find listening to instrumental pieces and Low-fi music really helps me focus on my work! :D

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Post by elizaron878 » 11 Jul 2019, 09:39

This is a confusing topic because some research has it that you are not supposed to have distrctions when working.Personally,I only listen to music when am editing or writing in my journal.

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Post by Philmartin87 » 12 Jul 2019, 11:22

I wish i could listen the music in my office, but my work burden is too much that i dont get the time to listen to music.

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Post by cyberyamato12 » 11 Aug 2019, 00:55

yes very much. I listen to very often to music to keep inspired and keeps me running on the go whenever i want. for once I listen to music even while I'm sleeping. it does feel strange in a good way at the same time it feels good to listen to your favourite songs.

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Post by mrnobody3 » 12 Aug 2019, 04:31

Yes I do. It helps me to keep productive when I do something. Music always keeps me alive and enthusiastic when I feel weak. It also gives me ideas when I ran out of ideas.

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Post by Nalence » 12 Aug 2019, 09:29

No matter what I do the music always plays in the background. It helps me a lot to relax, for ideas... etc

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Post by Rwill0988 » 12 Aug 2019, 12:43

I have a bunch of 90 minutes classical and baroque playlists I listen to while planning or marking (I'm a teacher). When that 90 minutes is up I take a break and then play a different playlist. The music helps keeps me focused and energized. Plus I like that I know that when it stops, I stop.

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