A new study out of Sweden reveals that singing my not only promote mental and emotional well-being, social connection and collaboration but good heart and lung health as well. (The Benefits Of Singing)
Every time you sing, you fire up that right lobe of your brain and release endorphins including oxytocin, which results in heightened states of pleasure, bonding and love. These chemicals also enhance our brains and boost our immune system.
A 1998 study found that after nursing-home residents took part in a singing program for a month, there were significant decreases in both anxiety and depression levels. Neuroscience proves that group singing makes us happier, healthier, smarter and more creative.
Hobbies provide a fulfilling, productive use of our free time and can give your health a boost and are believed to help fend off dementia.
A hobby can make you feel younger and happier as you age. There are so many opportunities whether you like to be indoors or outside to increase your quality of life during your golden years.
Sometimes it’s easy to go home after work or a long day, plop on the couch, and turn on the TV. Finding a way to relax that keeps you active will help both your physical health and mental health. Participating in a hobby can is a great way to stay active and relax at the same time. When considering a hobby to partake in, make sure it is an activity that you enjoy and find relaxing. Check out these benefits to having a hobby you love:
Regardless of what hobby you choose, just make sure it’s something you enjoy spending time doing. Your hobby shouldn’t cause additional stress or strain on your life.
If you or a loved one are looking for quality home care services, the Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and Home Health Aides (HHAs) referred by Granny NANNIES are trained to provide the special care required and can do so in the privacy and comfort of home. CNAs and HHAs assist in routine, daily activities, such as personal care as well as with engaging with your loved one during activities and hobbies.
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