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Do Sad Songs Actually Make Us Happier?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada Living

Ever wonder why listening to sad music makes you feel better when you're down in the dumps? A new study by psychologists at the universities of Kent a...

Five Playlists That Will Get You Through Anything

Sarah Vermunt | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Music
Sarah Vermunt

A period of major change in one's life often provokes fear or anger, before making way for angst, uncertainty, and melancholy. And then, eventually, a more buoyant feeling of hope, optimism, and happiness. I have playlists of my own to help me through the change cycle -- for each stage.

Can Music Be Medicine?

CBC | Posted 06.01.2013 | Canada Living

Music boosts the body's immune system and is more effective than prescription drugs in reducing anxiety before a surgery, a research review from two p...

How Music Therapy Can Help You Heal

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Carolyn Williams sits by five-year-old Katherine Vitorino's hospital bed, strumming her guitar and singing a medley of songs. "This Old Man"...

Quick Study: What Can Music Do For Your Mental Health?

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Living

When most of us turn on the radio or slip on our headphones, we aren't consciously seeking a way to make ourselves happier — but that is often exact...