DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that when you sing, your body releases hormones which are associated with feelings of pleasure? Willan Academy of Music claims that endorphins and oxytocin hormones are responsible for lifting your moods. As a result, it makes you feel happy, and it lessens the chance of doing something you will later on regret. On the other hand, oxytocin hormones function as a natural stress reliever. Thus, if you're feeling stressed out and depressed, singing is a good and natural anti-depressant to try. There are also several songs to listen to when you are stressed out. In addition, singing for fun such as playing with karaoke apps or even playing singing games for Xbox One can help boost your mood.
Other than the feel-good effect of singing, research shows that singing also has many surprising physical benefits. In fact, an article by Emma Innes on Daily Mail revealed that singing helps stop snoring. According to her article, Alise Ojay, a singing teacher, was trying to help a friend to stop snoring, so she devised a way to help her out. Alise Ojay has designed vocal exercises to help strengthen throat and palate muscles, which are believed to be the major reason why people snore.