Laughter therapy…10 videos to lift your spirits & reduce stress

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

15 MINUTES

EVERY DAY!

It has been scientifically proven

to make you healthier. Here’s how…

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

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.

Michael McIntyre

People with no kids don’t know

Jeff Foxworthy

Raising children

Robin Williams…

explains golf!

Bill Engvall

The “come to Jesus” meeting

David Dean

Men and women

Jeanne Robertson

This video is one of my personal favorites

Don’t send a man to the grocery store

Jeff Allen

Why teenagers are God’s revenge

Josh Sneed

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.

MUST WATCH

I hope you enjoyed your

laughter therapy for today. 🙂

Have a wonderful day.

God Bless! Namaste!

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Laughter Therapy: Dad at the Comedy Barn

This article was originally posted last summer. The video is SO FUNNY! Enjoy!


Original Article

About a year ago, I posted an article about the benefits of laughing. Yes, other than being just plain fun, laughing has actual health benefits:

  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

Laughing for 15 minutes every day can:

  • 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

If you’d like to see a video on the 10 benefits of laughter, FOLLOW THIS LINK.

So to help you out, toward your 15 minute goal for today, I have wonderfully funny, downright HILARIOUS video called DAD AT THE COMEDY BARN. (9 MINUTES)

Have a look, and I DARE YOU NOT TO LAUGH!

(Bet you laugh, A LOT!)

Look for this new series, Laughter Therapy, on occasion. Anytime I find something amusing, I’ll try to share it with you through this new series.

Until next time…Namaste my friends!

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Laughter Therapy: Strange Laughter with Tim Hawkins

Today’s video is with stand up comedian Tim Hawkins. Here is a quote from his youtube channel:

Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Tim Hawkins has been forging the magical blend between two comedic ideals:A genuinely funny comedy show that caters to the entire family. Is it realistic? Hawkins believes so. With over 100 million views on YouTube, 120+ sold out shows every year, and a motley crew of 630K+ Facebook fans, Tim has started a gut-busting grassroots revolution of multi-generational proportions.

In today’s video, he discusses the difference types of strange laughs. His imitations will have you rolling with laughter. ENJOY! (Scroll to the bottom for the video)

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Original Article

About a year ago, I posted an article about the benefits of laughing. Yes, other than being just plain fun, laughing has actual health benefits:

  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

Laughing for 15 minutes every day can:

  • 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

If you’d like to see a video on the 10 benefits of laughter, FOLLOW THIS LINK.

Strange Laughter with Tim Hawkins

Until next time…Namaste my friends!

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Laughter Therapy: David Dean Talks about Men and Women

Today’s video is with stand up comedian David Dean. Here are a few quotes  from his website bio:

  • “David Dean has been doing stand-up comedy for over 25 years.
  • David has entertained troops at military bases all over the United States, Germany and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
  • Over the last 10 years, David has led week long mission trips to the Dominican Republic.”

In today’s video, he discusses the differences in the sense of humor between men and women ENJOY! (Scroll to the bottom for the video)

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Original Article

About a year ago, I posted an article about the benefits of laughing. Yes, other than being just plain fun, laughing has actual health benefits:

  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

Laughing for 15 minutes every day can:

  • 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

If you’d like to see a video on the 10 benefits of laughter, FOLLOW THIS LINK.

David Dean Talks about Men and Women

Until next time…Namaste my friends!

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Laughter Therapy: Don’t Send a Man to the Grocery Store ~ with Jeanne Robertson

Today’s video is with Jeanne Robertson, a former Miss North Carolina and Physical Education teacher, who is now a humorist and motivational speaker. If you’ve never heard her speak before, you’re in for a treat. In today’s video, she talks about when her husband, who she calls “Left Brain”, went to the grocery store for her. It is seriously funny, and one of my favorite clips. ENJOY! (Scroll to the bottom for the video)

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Original Article

About a year ago, I posted an article about the benefits of laughing. Yes, other than being just plain fun, laughing has actual health benefits:

  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

Laughing for 15 minutes every day can:

  • 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

If you’d like to see a video on the 10 benefits of laughter, FOLLOW THIS LINK.

Don’t Send a Man to the Grocery Store

~ with Jeanne Robertson

Until next time…Namaste my friends!

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