Sure, it is no substitute for actual medicine, but when you’re feeling down, there is no better cure than laughter.
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It is known that listening to music causes you to release norepinephrine, an organic chemical which induces euphoria. At the same time, music aids in producing dopamine and serotonin from your brain which gives the body a sense of well-being.
Music can help lower blood pressure, lessen anxiety, aid in eating disorders, and even help you sleep better.
Did I mention that music can also assist in releasing Oxytocin from the brain? Also known as the "love hormone", this can help in socializing and bonding with others. Music is a wondrous thing, isn't it?
DPPL's Pint & Click Podcast Episode 29 is streaming now! On this episode, Dave, Tony and Joel discuss Alien: Covenant, the latest installment in the Alien series helmed by original director Ridley Scott; the self-help book The Hero Is You: Sharpen Your Focus, Conquer Your Demons, and Become the Writer You Were Born to Be by Kendra Levin; the return of Mystery Science Theater 3000 on Netflix; and the pilot of David Lynch's original television show Twin Peaks (now returning to TV on Showtime).
Sports and storytelling can go together to create something that anyone not just sports lovers can appreciate. Caddyshack is not just a great sports movie, it is a movie that regarded as a classic that even those who have never played golf can love.
Within movies there are many titles such as Bull Durham, Million Dollar Baby, Rocky II, and Any Given Sunday, that are not based on real events that give us memorable stories that stand the test of time.
Get Caught Reading Month is a great time for us to celebrate reading and readers, and today's avid readers are on the go. Whether you're a lover of fiction, nonfiction, newspapers, magazines and comic books or audio books, we've got you covered.