Humour and laughter may allow you to feel in control of a situation and make it more manageable. It also helps to release fears, anger, and even stress.
Humour therapy (yes, there’s such a thing!) uses the power of smiles and laughter to aid healing. Scientists are researching the way laughter appears to change brain chemistry and boost the immune system.
You need a strong immune system now more than ever (eating colourful fruits and vegetables also helps, read TIP #6 on Saturday).
Humour improves the quality of life for you and those around you. You’ve probably heard the expression laughter is the best medicine! If you can make people laugh, and laugh with them, you’re bonding and improving each other’s emotional and physical health.
You may have been told when you were a child to stop being goofy and silly. If that’s the case adulthood is the perfect time to ignore that advice. Even in the hardest of times you may be able to see something humorous.
Allow yourself and those around you to be silly and laugh together.
Don’t feel guilty for laughing during the pandemic. We often laugh as a way of expressing anxiety over new and uncomfortable situations.
Read about the short-term and long-term benefits of laughter according to the Mayo Clinic, one of the most reputable resources on health, Stress relief from laughter? It’s no joke. When it comes to relieving stress, more giggles and guffaws are just what the doctor ordered. Here’s why.
Remember to watch more comedies and less news.
Watch funny YouTube videos. Funny cat videos are among the most popular on YouTube, for a good reason!
Force yourself to laugh at something and you’ll start laughing for real. It works!
If you bought presents in advance and can’t remember where you hid them, LAUGH! Life is too short. Live it fully and joyfully!
Laugh at life and you’ll feel less stressed!
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Positive thinking is so important, especially now, as we’re living through a pandemic that seems to be getting worse every week.
You can’t stop the pandemic but you can choose how you deal with it.
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