The Numbers Behind The Growing Wellness Industry

Music 4 Life® is a sub-section of the wellness industry, which is growing at an incredible rate. This week, we want to share with investors high-level numbers around this sector because they are certainly impressive.

So, investors, shall we talk numbers?

Investment OpportunitiesAccording to studies from the Global Wellness Institute conducted from 2013 to 2015, the wellness industry is now a $3.72 trillion global industry. During those two years, the wellness industry grew by 10.6%. (Reports on 2016 expected to be released in early 2017; we will post as soon as the numbers become available.)

Other highlights that investors might want to know about the wellness industry:

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Music Therapy: The Science Behind The Healing

Do you ever find yourself listening to specific songs for specific occasions? Maybe you crank up the classical when it’s time for deep concentration at work. Perhaps you pump a pop-song before walking into a particularly important meeting that requires you to be high energy. Or when it’s time to connect with that special someone, you turn to the universal love language known as Barry White.

The point is, music has the power to create within us certain moods and emotions. It can stir up in us the energy to be fully effective in different situations. It creates unity and continuity between strangers (we’ve all been to those concerts that felt like a religious experience).

Behind these emotional states are scientific reasons for how music affects us the way that it does. That’s why music therapy is often used for guiding people who suffer from anxiety disorders, PTSD, depression, dementia and autism – just to name a few.

Here are five scientific reasons music and music therapy provides healing for patients suffering from varying disorders.

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