Music can be many things to different people, but its ability to soothe and de-stress listeners isn't something we don't highlight enough. It's not always about a catchy chorus or a stellar vocal performance—sometimes music heals, soothes, and distracts the brain from anxiety with subtler elements.

Existence can be pretty overwhelming. Every now and then a little assistance is needed in shutting off from the world. From spa soundtracks to one of Frank Ocean's most tender moments, we've got you covered. Instead of stressing out about work or studying, take a breather and just unwind for a moment with some of the most relaxing music around.