There is an old saying that goes, “Laughter is the best medicine,” and I 100% agree. I found a great article on the helpguide.org called, “Laughter is the Best Medicine.” Here are the key points from the article.
Laughter is good for your health and this is why…
Laughter relaxes the body. After a good laugh your muscles stay relaxed for 45 minutes after.
Laughter boosts your immune system.
Laughter releases the feel good hormones. Releasing this hormones is known to reduce pain and promote an over feeling of well-being.
Laughter protects the heart.
Here is a list of the general benefits of laughter. Woohoo Haha!
Lowers stress hormones
Relaxes your muscles
Prevents heart disease
Adds joy and zest to life
Eases anxiety and fear
Attracts others to us
Helps defuse conflict
Promotes group bonding
I am challenging you to add more laughter into your life. Here are some fun ways to do so.
Watch a funny movie, funny TV show or comedy act
Read the funny comics in the newspaper
Hang out with funny people
Share a good joke or funny story with a friend
Read of humorous book
Play with an animal
Take a Laughter Yoga Class
Be silly with the children in your life
Be silly for the sake of being silly
Sing karaoke (YouTube has every song you would ever want available to do this)
Join the conversation at the bottom of this blog and share what makes you laugh.
I’ve compiled some videos guaranteed to make you laugh. Save this blog and whenever you need a good laugh, pull this up and laugh your ass off.
Sing Bohemian Rhapsody Karaoke
Watch this baby belly laugh and try not to laugh with him
Dick in a Box always gets me laughing. Pure genius.
If you love the song Africa, Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon you will love this.
I think I’m funny and I crack myself up. I made this video for Dan.
Share what makes you laugh by joining the conversation.
The awesome in me bows to the awesome in you.
Love and light,