The Daily Post

Music has a strong impact on us, emotionally and mentally. It’s a source of entertainment, a sweet distraction, and an excellent mood-setter. Over the years, there has been a lot of talk about how music affects productivity, but not many conclusive findings. According to one study, people who listened to music while at work were 6.3% more productive than the control group. In another, the effects of music were simply attributed to the positive mood change that it inspired.

For writers, finding a way to get into the “writing zone” is important. With blogging in particular, the opportunity to be distracted is so much more prevalent. You’re already online with Facebook, Twitter, and any other social networking site that strikes your fancy just a click away. In fact, quite a lot can be said about the routines of writers and how we get into the zone — there’s even…

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