Michael Laitman, On Quora: “Can singing benefit your health?“
According to various scientific studies, singing lowers blood pressure, cortisol levels, and stress, and increases the level of dopamine that creates feelings of pleasure and increases motivation.
Singing helps sync ourselves with our feelings and hopes. Animals also sing, and it is an activity that has been around before we developed language.
Singing generates a certain reality because it stems from the innermost places of the heart. We cannot sing what we disagree with. We can lie when we talk, but we cannot lie when we sing.
When we sing together with other people, we connect our hearts, sharing a connection in a common activity.
Singing can connect the hopes, aspirations and emotions of a whole nation, and even the whole world.
Singing together with others gives us a boost of energy and strength as it involves the mutual participation of several hearts, desires, intentions, aspirations, disappointments and hopes.