People use these addictions to escape the world they live in, similarly to the way Case has a dependency on drugs. This type of dependency is usually started because people have the feeling of emptiness and are struggling with this feeling, looking for an easy way to feel better. Case was given the opportunity to escape his addiction, but instead Case states, “Thanks, but I was enjoying that dependency” (45). He enjoyed his dependency on drugs and alcohol because it was a form of an escape from his body, a chance to forget about his body slowly deteriorating. As Case gradually weakens he continues to abuse stimulants to help with the loss of energy.
‘When we 're stressed out, our bodies tense up and we physically clench. The stress ball prompts you to squeeze and release, which can leave you feeling less tense than you started. “The benefit of squeezing is that it releases some kind of energy — it also induces you to relax,” Posen says.’ (https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/stress-relief-tools-old-fashioned-remedies_n_3022241) I included earphones because even I myself find that music helps me relax and unwind as it does for many people. Some even find that it helps them concentrate, so that’s another benefit too! Journals are another good way to keep yourself resilient.
Anhedonia is a reduction in capability to experience pleasure in activities that was once gratifying (Pelizza, Ferrari, 2009). Individuals with anhedonia find it difficult to experience positive affect in activities such as exercising to socializing. Some describe their experience as emotional flat lining as they often remain in unchanging mood of negative affect disrupting their motivation to engage in daily activities. With that said, it does not mean that patients are completely unable to experience pleasure. Patients are still able to experience pleasure but having the condition may reduce its occurrence or intensity of positive affects.
Then he began to make his. It was very beautiful because it wasn’t hurried and it was no longer a lament. I seemed to hear with what burning he had made it his, with what burning we had yet to make it ours, how we could cease lamenting. Freedom lurked around us and I understood, at last, that he could help us to be free if we would listen, that he would never be free
It is proven that classical music is the most beneficial because it is known as the best type of music for your health. Classical music also causes the heart beat and pulse to relax, which makes your mind able to concentrate. Pop music makes you less calm and gets your blood pumping. Therefore, when you listen to pop, most people get distracted, as it is repetitive and catchy. Finally, a few studies prove that it does not matter what type of genre you listen to as long as you listen to the same music as you do when study and take the test.
Blues can be described as very soulful, most melodies pull at the soul and evoke a deeper emotion. Blues music, whether wordless or not, helps listeners form a deep personal connection with the music and feel the pain and and suffering of the performance. The musicians music allows for their pain to be relieved even if it is a temporary relief. Baldwin expresses the sorrow in the low points and joy in the high points in Sonny’s battle with drug addiction while also relating music to biblical allusions and darkness through the use of the music in Sonny’s Blues. James
He is burdened by sadness and pain, thus leading to the word “weary” in the title. Many also assume that Hughes may have derived the title of the poem from “Weary Blues”, a song released in 1915 by African-American songwriter, pianist, and ragtime composer Artie Matthews (Shmoop). “The Weary Blues” is one of Hughes’ most recognized poems to date, and has drawn rapturous praise from innumerable critics and readers throughout the world. My thesis is that “The Weary Blues” is a noteworthy poem due to the establishment of a relaxed, yet depressing mood through the accurate portrayal of a certain blues
The internal conflict of Sonny vs. himself deals with Sonny’s addiction to the dangers of drugs. Studies have proven the fatal effects of drugs when abused. His frustrations were turned to the comfort of drugs as a temporary escape from reality. Another escape that he chose to his problems was the piano. Through music, Sonny was able to escape reality, if only for a second.
And once we forgive we learn to see the beauty in our lives rather than the struggles and pain that we have gone through. “‘ I could be wildly wrong. But my sense of you is that you’re a good person, not a bad one.” … This, though, was different– hearing himself forgiven freely, by someone he trusted. He wasn’t sure, though, that she knew enough to forgive him. He told her the story in detail.
Anti-depressants aid in the stability of neurotransmitters in the brain; they solve the sluggish feeling and change the way one thinks, eliminating depressing and suicidal thoughts. Even though this sounds like a victory for the person suffering from depression, the results are often temporary. When I was taking Prozac, the first couple of days were blissful; I was vibrant and radiating bliss. However as time progressed, I became depressed again and my symptoms escalated. Taking Prozac was temporarily effective, while on it; I could feel my thoughts changing, like literally feeling my thoughts change from morbidity to bliss was unsettling to me.