Laughter is the Prescription for Happiness

It is said that laughter is, and will always be, the best medicine.  Researchers have even found that students who use humor as a coping mechanism have a higher chance of being in a more positive mindset. In times like we have been experiencing in 2020, finding a coping mechanism is very important for mental health and even physical health. Having a good sense of humor could be considered the prescription of happiness. Being able … Continued

Music For Your Mental Health

Music is so powerful that it is a proven successful therapy for many conditions, both mental and physical.  Music therapists use music to re-train stroke and brain injury survivors how to speak. In fact, there have been many cases in which a patient is unable to speak, but still can still communicate through singing.  Check out this awesome article on the Stroke a Chord choir in Melbourne, AU which is made up entirely of stroke … Continued

In Case You Missed It Vol. 8

So many artists have been working hard, creating new content for the past few months. In case you missed it, we’ve decided to share with you our top social media moments this week. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date on all the amazing things our artists are up to. Interested in a virtual event with one of our artists? Contact your Neon Agent for more information. Each week, our musicians … Continued

The Spoken Word With Our Featured Artists

“How are you doing?”….”How are you doing, REALLY?”  The first question we ask each other on a daily basis out of habit.  It’s an automatic conversation starter for most.  But, the second is the follow-up question we’ve learned to ask since March.  The shutdowns and changes across the country have had significant effects on our mental health.  And for most of us, the answers to this second question are not always positive.  We’ve heard the … Continued

What Makes Us Happy: Why Game Shows Can Boost Your Student’s Mood

As part of National Wellness Month, Neon Entertainment is exploring the benefits student programming has on the mental health of students. In our research, we’ve learned just why our Virtual Game Shows have been such a success on campuses everywhere. It’s all biochemistry. Fun activities like game shows release your natural hormones, that impact your mood. Your body releases dopamine, serotonin, endorphins and oxytocin during gameplay. These hormones will naturally make you feel happier, both … Continued

In Case You Missed It Vol. 7

So many artists have been working hard, creating new content for the past few months. In case you missed it, we’ve decided to share with you our top social media moments this week. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date on all the amazing things our artists are up to. Interested in a virtual event with one of our artists? Contact your Neon Agent for more information. Each week, our musicians … Continued

Stay Engaged with Virtual DIY Events

At this point, most people are feeling exhausted from hearing about COVID-19 and the state in which it has put the world in today. Finding ways to cope with quarantine is very important as well as engaging with your peers during this pandemic. Using virtual events and virtual Programs is one of the most successful ways to stay engaged with your colleagues and peers. OPTIONS FOR VIRTUAL PROGRAMS For College students who lived on campus, … Continued

Virtual Variety Events for Any Demographic

The word virtual has been thrown around like wildfire since COVID-19 has taken a hold on the world. With no end coming in the near future. We believe virtual events and virtual programs are here to stay for a long time. We have always been on top of our game when it comes to engaging with college students all over the country. Now we are at the forefront of providing virtual events and programs to … Continued

In Case You Missed It Vol. 6

So many artists have been working hard, creating new content for the past few months. In case you missed it, we’ve decided to share with you our top social media moments this week. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date on all the amazing things our artists are up to. Interested in a virtual event with one of our artists? Contact your Neon Agent for more information. The Man Cubs performed … Continued

Virtual Orientation: How to Virtually Build Connections with Incoming Students

By Speaker Brian Miller I just can’t bear another Zoom call. It’s not just me, right? Four months into the pandemic we are all pretty much Zoomed-out. And yet it remains one of our only and best options to get things done for the foreseeable future. For most students, the best part of college isn’t the classes or the piece of paper at the end, but the people. Remember that giddy feeling walking across campus … Continued