That’s right! Keep rocking out!
Researchers say regular concert attendance could increase your life expectancy by nine years.
A press release for the study even goes so far as to say that attending concerts once every two weeks could increase life expectancy by nine years. The research is centered around a link between overall reports of wellbeing and longer lives, based on psychometric and heart-rate tests at a range of wellbeing activities.
Overall feelings of wellbeing increase by 21% after just 20 minutes at a concert, O2 and Fagan find. That includes a 25% boost in feelings of self-worth as well as a 25% increase in closeness to others. Mental stimulation rises by 75% for concert attendees during shows. Read more via pigeonsandplanes.com.