Winter gloom got you feeling down? As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop with little to no sunshine, it's not uncommon to find ourselves feeling a little down in the dumps. 

But did you know that there’s an easy way to fix this? Music! 

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There's something inherently comforting about the sound of music, like wrapping yourself in a cozy blanket on a cold winter's day. 

In fact, science has shown that music has a profound effect on our mood, and what better time to harness its mood-boosting powers than during the dreary winter months? 

Listening to music we love triggers the release of dopamine in our brains, leaving us feeling happier and more energized. 

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Another amazing thing about music is its ability to transport us to another place and time. So close your eyes and let the music transport you to a sun-soaked beach or a bustling city street. 

Want the ultimate mood booster? Crank up the music and start dancing! Whether you're by yourself or dancing with a friend, dancing to music not only gets your heart rate up (another mood booster!), but also brings joy to you and those around you.

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Going to a live music event is another great way to get yourself out of a funk! Check out your local venues for upcoming shows and performances. Having something fun to look forward to can help you get through! We recently went to the Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias and Ricky Martin concert and it did not disappoint! 

So, don't let the cold weather get you down - crank up the volume, and let the music be your guide to a happier, brighter winter season.

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Here are our top 10 songs to beat the winter blues:

“This Girl” by Kungs

“Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift

“Sunshine” by Wuki

“Yeah” by Usher

“Dancing in the Moonlight” by Jubel

“Hymn for the Weekend” by Coldplay

“Don’t Stop the Music” by Rihanna

“I Got a Feeling” by Black Eyed Peas

“Fantasy” by Mariah Carey

“Beauty and a Beat” by Justin Bieber

Do you have any songs to add to this list? Comment below!

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