Singing brings joy to many people – but did you know that your passion for singing can lead to incredible benefits in your physical, emotional, and social health? Here are some reasons why singing is good for you.
Physical Benefits of Singing
• Singing strengthens the immune system
• Singing is a workout, leading to a stronger diaphragm, stimulated overall circulation and an increase in your aerobic capacity and stamina.
• Singing improves your posture
Psychological & Emotional Benefits of Singing
• Singing is a natural anti-depressant – Singing is known to release endorphins, the feel-good brain chemical that makes you feel uplifted and happy. In addition, scientists have identified a tiny organ in the ear called the sacculus, which responds to the frequencies created by singing. The response creates an immediate sense of pleasure, regardless of what the singing sounds like. Not only that, singing can simply take your mind off the day’s troubles to boost your mood.
• Singing lowers stress levels – Making music in any form is relaxing. Singing releases stored muscle tension and decreases the levels of a stress hormone called cortisol in your blood stream.
• Singing improves mental alertness – Improved blood circulation and an oxygenated blood stream allow more oxygen to reach the brain. This improves mental alertness, concentration, and memory.
Social Benefits of Singing
• Singing in a chorus helps you meet new friends and have fun
• Singing boosts your confidence
• Singing broadens communication skills
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