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Mental health: these songs are proven to reduce stress

57% of Americans listen to music to manage stressful situations. Image: Unsplash/Jeremy Bishop

Douglas Broom

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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this chart shows the most popular media activities for relieving stress as of September 2020
Listening to music tops this chart as the most popular activity for stress relief. Image: Statista

this is Adele performing, who sings one of the top stress relieving songs
Adele’s ‘Someone Like You’ is one of the top stress relieving songs. Image: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson

this is a list of the top 16 songs for relieving stress, with Someone Like You by Adele at number 1
According to a test, these are the 16 most relaxing songs. Image: MindLab
this shows a biometrically calculated relaxation score for all the music in the study
These are the songs from the study which had the greatest relaxation impact. Image: MindLab

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