Hello everyone! Now that covid-19 has hit and many of us are homebound, we may feel a bit sad and stressed. Did you know that laughing is one of the best things you can do? Yes, laughing is the best health advice ever. Laughing is so important that an entire branch of yoga has been created, known as “laughter yoga”. How do you do laughter yoga? Follow THIS LINK to learn more.
Experts advise us to…
LAUGH AT LEAST
It has been scientifically proven
to make you healthier. Here’s how…
10 Health benefits of laughter
- Reduces stress
- Protects the heart
- Boosts the immune system
- Relieves pain
- Improves sleep quality and reduce insomnia
- Improves your social life
- Helps you lose weight
- Keeps you young
- Improves the creative process
- Improves memory
Here’s what laughing for
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
Now that you know why laughter is so important, I’ve searched the internet and my previous posts for videos to help with your laughter therapy/yoga. I hope one of the following videos will bring a little joy into day. We need it now more than ever.
Dad at the Comedy Barn
I had tears in my eyes when I first watched this one.
People with no kids don’t know
The “come to Jesus” meeting
Men and women
This video is one of my personal favorites
Don’t send a man to the grocery store
Why teenagers are God’s revenge
Being fat has its benefits
The Skype Laughter Chain
This was recommended by my son!
This one would be perfect for a laugher yoga session.
I hope you enjoyed your
laughter therapy for today. 🙂
Have a wonderful day.
God Bless! Namaste!