If you're thinking of learning to play an instrument in a school group, for fun, or to play in a band, there are several considerations you'll need to think of before deciding on which instrument to buy. If there's one you've set your heart on, that's a good first choice, but you'll still want to consider practical aspects of the purchase such as mobility and budget before finalizing anything. Here are five points to figure out before taking any instruments home.
When I was diagnosed with a serious anxiety disorder, my therapist mentioned that music might be a great way to unwind for the day. She told me to pick some nice, soft, relaxing music and listen to it at night before I went to sleep. I was a little apprehensive to take her up on the advice, but after a few weeks I could tell that it was really working. I was able to calm down at the end of the day instead of letting my thoughts get the better of me. I have come a long way in my treatment, which is why I wanted to share my struggles with other people. Read here to learn how music might be able to help you.