LIVE music can lower your stress level

Yes, researchers at Imperial College London, UK found that experiencing a LIVE concert can lower stress hormones.  “This is the first preliminary evidence that attending a cultural event can have an impact on endocrine activity and down-regulate stress,” they report. “This study opens up the question of how engaging with music and the arts in cultural settings […]

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Hold off on the Christmas music!

If you were in a Best Buy store in October this thought probably crossed your mind.  Turns out your instinct was right! CBS News reports that:  “listening to Christmas music too early into the holiday season may affect mental health by triggering feelings of stress. Hearing a Christmas song can spark thoughts of all the […]

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