If you are in any office, it will surely be busy and all about working and finishing tasks. A political office is not different.
There can be some ways to make your day in the office less boring and repetitive. One of the advice is to take short breaks. Remember that your brain and body cannot take too much work, so take short breaks even if it is too busy. Another is simple. If it is allowed, have some music to listen to. The question is if it is advisable?
Let us list some of the pros and cons of it:
Music inspires many people especially if the root of the song is one. Because of that, you will be motivated to do your work. It also tends to get your brain to be stimulated and be more creative. This way, if you have problems, there will be a tendency for you to gain solutions. And as you are working in political ideas, you might need ideas for proposals or programs. Music will give you some at times or help you to think of one.
All songs have their roots. There might be reasons why a particular song is written. It could be personal or a message. Because of that, you will be able to learn something by listening to one. It might be explicit on the song but if it does have a certain history, you might get curious and look it up and will cause you to learn something. Also, as said before, some songs have messages and this will be a great way for you to learn about the needs of some people and how to reach out to them.
One of the things music does to people is it energizes them. And it is said above that music inspires. Because of these factors, it will cause you to be productive with your work. You are motivated enough to finish some of your tasks, and it is less boring to do so.
It Is Distracting
As music stimulates your brain, it may also cause them to wander, and you will be daydreaming even without the intention of doing so. It might also cause you to forget some things because of this. In addition, some may get distracted, and the solution to this is to either have your music very low that only you can hear or use headphones or earphones.
It Is Bad For Hearing
Despite wearing earphones or headphones being a great solution to not disturb others, it will be bad for you for it causes damage to your hearing. Your ears might tingle or worse, would cause your hearing to be lost permanently.
So, to answer the question earlier, is it advisable for you to listen to music while you are working in a political office? Well, the cons on this list are easy to resolve, so make sure that you know them. And like any other thing, there should be limitations. Also, remember what your main goal for working is and always focus on that.