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The Best Health Advice Ever

Hello everyone and welcome to “laughter therapy week.” This week, I’m featuring articles/videos all week, on the importance of  laughter or just videos to make you laugh. I’ll start with this reposted article from June, 2017, which discusses THE BEST HEALTH ADVICE EVER? What is that advice? You’ll have to read on to find out. (There is some “laughter therapy” at the bottom of the article.) Enjoy!

What’s the best health advice ever?




It has been scientifically proven

to make you healthier.

10 Health benefits of laughter

  1. Reduces stress
  2. Protects the heart
  3. Boosts the immune system
  4. Relieves pain
  5. Improves sleep quality and reduce insomnia
  6. Improves your social life
  7. Helps you lose weight
  8. Keeps you young
  9. Improves the creative process
  10. Improves memory

Here’s what laughing for

15 minutes/day

can do for you:

  •  Increase your pain tolerance by 10%
  • Equivalent to a 2 hour nap
  • Burn between 10 and 40 calories
  • Improves memory by up to 40%
  • Same as 30 minutes of exercise 3 times a week

Here’s a video highlighting

10 benefits of laughter

So, now that you know how beneficial laughing is,

are you ready for your 15 minutes of laughter therapy?

Here are 3 comedians talking about

family, marriage and raising kids.


Michael McIntyre

Jeff Foxworthy

Bill Engvall


The Skype Laughter Chain

If the comedians didn’t do it for you, try this video.

I was laughing so hard

I had tears streaming down my face!

This was recommended by my 16 year old son!


I hope you enjoyed your

laughter therapy for today. 🙂

Have a wonderful weekend.

God Bless! Namaste!











About Tamara Hoerner (1349 Articles)
Welcome to The Purple Almond! My name is Tamara Hoerner. I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.” I'm all about getting back to the basics, good old fashioned traditional organic, whole food, the kind your great-grandmother used to eat. You'll find no processed foods here. Just good food to heal your whole body. I also believe a healthy body isn't just about food. Stress plays a large part in the physical health of our body. I, therefore, believe in using anything that relieves stress and heals the body, including: mediation, yoga, music, laughter, inspiration and helping others. You'll find all these included in my blog as well.

5 Comments on The Best Health Advice Ever

  1. Keith McArthur // June 9, 2017 at 5:08 pm // Reply

    Great advice! It really is the best medicine.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Good to know! Thanks for sharing. xx

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Thank you so much! 🙂


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