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Why you should sing all the time

Do you sing in the shower?

The activity of making musical sounds with your voice brings joy to many people – but besides bringing joy, singing also positively influences your physical, emotional, and social health status.

Singing is a natural antidepressant; it lowers stress levels, improves mental alertness, and broadens communication skills.

Our ancestors sang out their feelings, without any thought of any fellow-creatures, long before they were able to speak their thoughts.

Some physical benefits of singing include the strengthening of your immune system, it improves your posture, and it helps you to snore less and reduces the chance of sleep apnea.

The question is: Which songs will you sing today?

Here is a nice playlist on Spotify called “Songs to sing in the shower” to give you some inspiration.

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