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Laughter is the Best Medicine
Transcript of Laughter is the Best Medicine
Laughter is the best medicine because the act of laughing benefits you physically, mentally, and socially.
Physical Health Benefits
Laughter protects the
by improving the function of blood vessels & increases blood flow, which can help protect you against a heart attack & other cardiovascular problems- Melinda Smith
A good laugh is a wonderful thing!!
The sound of roaring laughter is far more contagious than any cough, sniffle, or sneeze.
add a little
chuckle to your
illness prevention plan.
The next time you feel a COLD coming on just
"Laughter decreases stress hormones
& increases immune cells,
thus improving your resistance
relaxes and builds
"A good hearty laugh
relieves physical tension & stress, leaving your muscles relaxed up to 45 min. later." -Melinda Smith
Want to tone that tummy?
Fun ab workout you say?
"One of the benefits of laughter is it that it can help you tone your abs, when you are laughing, the muscles in your stomach expand & contract, similar to when you intentionally exercise your abs." -E.C. LaMeaux
"Endorphins are the body's natural painkillers. By laughing, you can release endorphins, which can help ease chronic pain & make you feel good all over."-E.C. LaMeaux
"Laughter triggers the release of endorphins, the body's natural feel-good chemicals. Endorphins promote an overall sense of well-being & can even temporarily relieve pain."-Melinda Smith
Mental health benefits
"Laughter dissolves distressing emotions. You can't feel anxious, angry, or sad when your laughing."-Melinda Smith
When someone tries to
cheer me up when I am sad
your overall sense of
"Anything you do to help you stay sane through something nasty will help."-Susan Brink
"Laughing benefits you by reducing the level of stress hormones your body produces because the hormone-level reduction simultaneously cuts the anxiety & stress impacting your body."-E.C. LaMeaux
THE FEELING YOU GET WHEN YOU HAVE TO MAKE A PREZI.
"Laughter helps you relax & recharge. It reduces stress & increases energy, enabling you to stay focused & accomplish more."-Melinda Smith
Laughing along as your friend tells a funny joke can relieve some of the day's stress & help you enjoy life.
more, it significally
"Humor shifts perspective, allowing you to see situations in a more realistic, less threatening light. A humorous perspective creates psychological distance, which can help you avoid feeling overwhelmed."-Melinda Smith
Smiling is the beginning of laughter. Like laughter it's contagious. Smile & not only will you be in a better mood but you might make someone's day just by your smile.
The simple act of considering the good things in your life will distance you from negative thoughts that are a barrier to humor & laughter.
"Be more spontaneous. Humor gets you out of your head & away from your troubles."
Laughter strengthens relationships
"People who laugh a lot may just have a strong connection to the people around them."-Morgan Griffin
The sound of laughter attracts others to us.
laughter move toward it.
Laughter strenghens our relationships by triggering positive feelings.
Laughter boosts your health!!
+ laughter to your ab routine
Laughter unites people during
People are very :) to share something funny bc it gives them an oppurtunity to :D again & feed off the humor you find in it.