A time of year to celebrate the the music and stories that help everyone thrive.

This time of year can energizing for some and anxiety filled for others. But music for mental wellness can help us all. Country music lovers know this. There are plenty plenty of opportunities to listen to your favorite Christmas tunes with inspiring lyrics and powerful motivation stories.

NAMI’s 2016 article “The Impact of Music Therapy on Mental Health” makes some great points ****on the power of lyrics and rhythm for mental health. “Because of its rhythmic and repetitive aspects, music engages the neocortex of our brain, which calms us and reduces impulsivity.”

In “How Listening to Music Can Have Psychological Benefits,” Verywell Mind’s Kendra Cherry (@AboutPsychology) highlights 10 Benefits of Music for mental health. We are big fans of #2 – Music can Reduce Stress!

Bottom line – music for mental health and mental fitness is real. That’s why we are proud to welcome musicians Like Jamie Floyd as Pivotal Moments Ambassador.

Jamie Floyd is a singer song writer with a great new music video for the holidays. (find her @jamiefloyd on Instagram). Her premier of “Little Christmas Miracles” music video comes out tonight at 6pmCST/7pmEST on her website officialjamiefloyd.com. You can also listen to “Little Christmas Miracles” now on @itunes, @spotify, and @applemusic.


4 of the Best Sites for Christmas Country Songs

And if you’re looking for some new songs to add to your playlist during this joyous, and sometimes stressful season, check out these sites. You’ll be warmed up in no time!


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