SINGING,relieves stress after work. Try KARAOKE after work,you will love it!

Philippines
January 22, 2008 12:38pm CST
I've been working as a nurse in the Philippines for almost 5 years. Knowing how tough the job was, my co-workers and I was searching for a place to stay comfortable with,to release our tensions,to set aside problems,to sit comfortably, to relax our muscles,to laugh,to have fun and enjoy the whole time being together. We found this KARAOKE place in a mall with many rooms from 1 to 10 and decided to stay there. It was easy because you only need to pay or buy token as many as you would want to sing. Then the group will be given a song book to choose to with the assigned room. During our first stay in there,it was fun because we were hesistant and was ashamed that others may hear you sing out of tune or pronounce the words incorrectly.That was why we were pushing or pointing out someone to be the first to sing. Since everybody was hesitant, we came to a decision that the first one who will sing would be the person near the door then followed by next to her and so on and so forth. When the first person sang,everybody wanted to be the next to sing a song. Then one of us went to the front desk and ask if they have an extra microphone because she wanted to sing duet with those who will sing. The front desk customer service was smiling at her because only one microphone was aloud,and told her that next time they will provide two or more microphone in each room. When its someones turn to sing,everybody would tease and then make fun of the song and crop up jokes,and laugh. That's why everybody could not sing correctly if you will not focus on the song and would just listen to those who make fun of it. However,it ended so well. It feels so good after we sing and laugh.It really relieves stress. The feeling of being tired from work for me, was gone. And from then on, every after work i go to KARAOKE to sing whether I'm alone or with them. Try it,you will really love it!
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@raijin (10373)
• Philippines
22 Jan 08
I guess there goes those "Thanks God It's Friday" thing, even those Saturday Nights of either girls' or boys' night outs. After a long weekend of work, singing and enjoying the fruits of your own labor are the best way to relax and end the week with a bang!LoL Karaoke or Videoke are still the best ways to relieve stress, much more that they already became a part of our culture. My friends always love to go on these establishments, sometimes on malls where they are situated and sometimes on famous videoke bars along the metro. As a music lover, my friends would always make some requests at me to sing some of their songs and I'd be glad to sing it for them since we're all drunk and can't hardly see nor understand the words we're singing!LoL Before I forgot, it was a Filipino who invented this innovative way of singing and reading the words flashed on the screens. I believe his name was, Roberto del Rosario, just in case most of you don't have any idea!;)
• Philippines
23 Jan 08
YES, you are right that it is a filipino who invented it. I've heard that information before in the Philippine radio, and i was kinda questioning my own kind because its unbelievable. But actually,there's so many talented Filipinos out there who has a lot to share about inventions. Due to lack of resources and Government support, mostly are forced to sell their inventions to those who can afford and interested to the inventions they make. Actually,after i arrived here in US,the first thing that i asked for was,is there a karaoke here? Then my husband told me that there are some,but mostly buy their own than going to karaoke place. Guess what, i tried www.youtube.com,my goodness,i dont have to spend money out from my pocket because my favorite songs were there. Try to search this in www.youtube.com,"its wrong for me to love you karaoke",or without the word karaoke. Wow, almost everyday i sing songs for free.Thanks God there are people out there who posted those karaoke videos.
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@raijin (10373)
• Philippines
24 Jan 08
I only visit youtube to look for some songs, so thanks for the link and I'll do check it out!;) But here's one that you get to record your music at, it's an online videoke site called http://www.singsnap.com, Do check it out, all you need is to register and sing some of your favorite songs in it!;)
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• Philippines
28 Jan 08
Wow! This will help me a lot! Thank you very much. I was searching other website but I'm afraid to download because some sites would send viruses.Better be careful on what you will have to download. Im so happy to hear this!Once again thank you!
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@roniroxas (10576)
• Philippines
28 Jan 08
hi there. i am a singer so karaoke after work does not relieve any stress for me. lol. but it is true that singing relieves stress and tension to other people thats why even those people who are not that good in singing still sing to release all the tensions. massage for me is the way to relieve stress. goodluck and belt it out wink wink
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@djrules (45)
• India
25 Jan 08
Singing relieves stress by just sayin some thing different or some other song which helps you comes out of that SAD mood.Singing also increases or breathing and also due to many other factors,singing reduces stress.i dont know about karaoke.
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@Monkeyrose (2850)
• Canada
23 Jan 08
Karoke is very popular in the philippines. I wish it was more popular here. I love singing and I find it theraputic as well. when I'm really angry sometimies I sing my swearwords instead of yelling... it sounds funny and I end up laughing... it really calms my mood.
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