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Laughter is the best medicine - we have all heard this saying before but here is why it can help.
- Promotes Psychological Well-being & Improves Quality of Life
- Improves Relationships Builds Group Identity & Solidarity
- Enhances Mental Functioning & Memory
- Reduce Stress, Tension, Anxiety & Counteracts Depressive Systems
- Exercises & Relaxes Muscles
- Improves Respiration & Circulation
- Increases Immune System Defense
- Elevates Pain Threshold & Tolerance
Join in with us and laugh your socks off.
Some tips to keep you laughing.
- Laugh at yourself. Share your embarrassing moments. The best way to take yourself less seriously is to talk about times when you took yourself too seriously.
- Attempt to laugh at situations rather than bemoan them. Look for the humour in a bad situation, and uncover the irony and absurdity of life. This will help improve your mood and the mood of those around you.
- Surround yourself with reminders to lighten up. Keep a toy on your table or in your car. Put up a funny poster or cartoon. Choose a computer screensaver that makes you laugh. Frame photos of you and your family or friends having fun.
- Keep things in perspective. Many things in life are beyond your control—particularly the behavior of other people. While you might think taking the weight of the world on your shoulders is admirable, in the long run it’s unrealistic, unproductive, unhealthy, and even egotistical.
- Deal with your stress. Stress is a major impediment to humor and laughter.
- Pay attention to children and emulate them. They are the experts on playing, taking life lightly, and laughing.