Normal life can be stressful, and people need to relax. Being entertained by others is a wonderful way to take some time out of life. It can reduce stress and make life's issues easier to face. Even just a few hours can make a big difference. It can turn a bad week into a wonderful memory. Reducing stress with a good distraction can drain negative emotions. This allows a person to face life with a clear mind and better able to solve problems.
People are very inventive, and they appear to excel at creating different types of entertainment. Many babies first experience entertainment in the form of music. Mothers often sing to their children. It is a good distraction when they are fretful or cannot sleep. As people grow into adulthood, they often crave other types of entertainment. Music, movies and amusement parks are just three ways to enjoy being entertained.