You've had a long day at school, work, or otherwise occupation. You're stressed out, and you aren't sure how to remedy this period of elongated stress. According to several studies, listening to music when you are stressed out is proven to alleviate stress and fight off any feelings of restlessness, anxiety, pain, and more. We've discussed the effects of dopamine on the brain; this article is an example as to how you can get that dopamine working.
Personally, I enjoy listening to music the majority of the time. Sometimes it can help me calm down whereas other times it can energize me when I need a pick-me-up. It's amazing what listening to a song can do in terms of keeping your body healthy.
Answer any/all of the following questions:
Do you think that schools should have some sort of period of time where music can be played freely during class?
What kind of music do you listen to? Do you think that it helps you de-stress?
Do you think that listening to music with friends would make a difference? Why/why not?