Those carolers at your door or that trip to sing carols at your church have something in common – singing together inspires and connects us. It is good for us.
Stacy Horn discovered this one Christmas when she was suffering from anxiety and desperately looking for a way to stop the destructive behaviours she was engaged in, including binge drinking and unhealthy relationships. She remembered how it felt when singing in her school choir – such a happy and wholesome memory. It prompted her to start looking for a choir to join. After a search, she finally found her choir home in a church. For Horn, singing brought her into contact with new people and new ways of seeing herself. A fresh perspective helped her move away from a damaging lifestyle and the anxiety that had accompanied it.Continue Reading