Joy of Laughter

Laughter can add joy to your life.  It helps to reduce stress and improve your mood. Studies have shown that laughter boosts the immune system by decreasing stress hormones and increasing antibodies and immune cells. By naturally releasing endorphins, laughter makes you feel better and lessen pain.

A good laugh helps to distract you. The laughter it might even allow you to see situations in a different light. So to help yourself feel better: watch a funny movie; listen to your favorite comedian; share your funniest story with your friends, and loved ones; or play with your pets.  Looks for ways to increase your opportunities for laughter. Not only will it be healthier for you, but can improve relationships, promote healing both physical and emotional.

I hope you find a reason to laugh today. Find joy in simple laughter.

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