The next time you're feeling a little blue, try singing a song to lift your spirits. That's something that I've often done (without knowing the science behind it), but we're curious, Lifehackers: What do you do to quickly boost your mood?
Photo by Sam Howzit.
The act of singing, it turns out, releases endorphins, those feel-good brain chemicals. It also brings more oxygen into your blood and increases circulation, helping to relieve stress. And music just soothes the soul.
What about you? What are your quick pick-me-ups?