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!











Author: Tamara Hoerner

Welcome to The Purple Almond Wellness I’m Tamara Hoerner, MHNE, wellness educator and founder of Purple Almond Wellness. I work with middle-age individuals to help support brain health and develop whole body wellness, in order to improve the quality of their mid-life years. Heart and Alzheimer’s diseases run in my family and I struggled with weight loss, so I strive to help others with similar conditions. Using only nutrition, I rid my body of seasonal allergies, Psoriatic Arthritis and migraines, as well as cured my insomnia. I know what it takes to use food as medicine, especially in middle age. As a wellness educator and Summa Cum Laude graduate of Hawthorn University, I develop personalized nutrition plans and wellness education sessions, to help clients. 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.

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