I found that this song made both my arms comfortably tingly, almost numb, from the shoulders right down to my fingertips. I was also eating chocolate cake at the time, slowly, being mesmerized by the simplicity of the video. This was an interesting experience.~Marlies

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Researchers at Mindlab International, led by clinical psychologist Dr. David Lewis-Hodgson, were commissioned to find out which song is the most effective at helping someone to relax. They played songs by Enya, Mozart and Coldplay, among many others, to 40 participating women.

The researchers discovered that the song “Weightless” resulted in a striking 65 percent reduction in participants’ overall anxiety, and a 35 percent reduction in their usual physiological resting rates.

Hunt, A. (2016). Song that reduces anxiety by 65 percent – listen. Waking Times.