WE DON’T PRESENT OUR VOICES TO THE AUDIENCE, WE RESONATE OUR SOULS
It’s the Friday and the week end approaching us again.
As Dan and I reach our 39th day of staying safe at home, we have been still keeping on our schedule on keeping healthy. We still walk our two to three miles a day and eat healthy foods. The other day, I got on the scale and sang a tune of happiness for I am down to 110.8 pounds from 124.0. This is because we have been mainly eating only fruits and vegetables and walking. Dan has a little more to go, he eats seconds.
I was heartfelt with some video’s and news that people are going out onto their balconies from all over the world singing and playing an instrument. Also, the virtual music specials on TV. This not only changes the moods of people, but also is healthy in many ways.
A family from Kent who shared a video of their living room performance of a lock-down-themed adaptation of a Les Misérables song have become a sensation online. Ben and Danielle Marsh and their four children changed the lyrics of One Day More to reflect common complaints during the Covid-19 lock down. They say the video, which has gone viral, was intended to give friends and family a laugh during this stressful time.
Residents of the Lavapies district of Madrid were able to listen to a concert of soul singer Beatriz "Betta" Berodia, who performed from the balcony of her apartment on Tuesday as the Spanish capital grapples with the corona virus outbreak.
As corona virus restrictions went into effect in New York City, neighbors spread joy by singing The Beatles' "Yellow Submarine" with one another from their apartment windows.
There are so many more.
Singing feels good! Yes, research studies have confirmed both health benefits of singing and psychological benefits for children, adults and the elderly. What is your favorite song of all times?
Whether you are a pop fan or a country fan or like to rock out with some heavy metal music, there is no denying that music has a way of moving people. While some songs may get you up on for feet and snapping your fingers, others will light a fire in you to be bold and courageous.
“How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations?” ― Jane Swan
“Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones.” ― Keith Richards
“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” ― Bob Marley
Anyone who loves to sing will probably tell you how good it makes them feel. It’s no secret that singing reduces stress, improves your mood, and generally brings more fun into your day. But there are many different physical, emotional, social, and psychological benefits associated with singing that you may not realize.
1. Singing releases endorphins and oxytocin.
2. Singing improves the mental process of knowing, including aspects such as awareness, perception, reasoning, and judgment
3. Singing leads to a longer life.
4. Singing lowers your blood pressure.
5. Singing tones up your facial muscles, your diaphragm, and your intercostal muscles.
6. Singing increases empathy and understanding between cultures.
7. Singing develops the lungs and gives you better posture.
8. Singing brings people together and creates a sense of community.
9. Singing can help patients of Parkinson’s disease.
10. Singing improves your memory.
11. Singing can boost your immunity.
Those who wish to sing always find a song and as long as we live, there is not enough singing. So, this weekend sing your favorite song with sunshine in your heart. What is your favorite song?
As Long As We Live🎵🎙️ Sing
Until tomorrow, have a safe week end and sing for music expresses that which cannot be put into words.
This weekend sing songs with your children