Laugh Out Loud & Reduce Your Stress
It is always good to laugh. When somebody laughs, happiness spreads everywhere. Laughter can improve health and it does by triggering physical and emotional changes in the body. Laughter strengthens the immune system, diminishes pain, boosts mood, and protects from the damaging effects of stress. I have personally experienced that laughter is the best therapy to reduce stress and improve health.
Laughter is the sweetest medicine for mind and body. It is an effective remedy to pain, stress, and conflict. A good laugh works faster to bring the body and mind back into balance. It also helps to release anger and frustration. Humor lightens the mental burden, inspires hope and connects you to others in a way that you feel refreshed.
Here’s the list of positive things that laughter can bring into your life.
Relaxes the Whole Body
A good laugh relieves mental stress and physical tension. The muscles of the body after a laugh become relaxed for up to 45 minutes. It can help one stay calm and comfortable.
Protects the Heart
Laughter improves the way heart functions. It is a proven fact that people who live happy most of their lives have a healthy heart and they are less open to heart attacks and heart diseases.
For people looking to lose weight, laughter is the perfect and free solution. Laughing for 10 – 15 minutes each day can burn about 40 calories which could be enough to lose 2 to 3 pounds in a year.
A shared laugh diffuses anger and it is personally tested. It can help one come out of anger and frustration and promotes a sense of a kinder personality within.
Laughter is the best therapy to reduce stress and to be calm. Laughter promotes a lighter environment and enhances the capability to look at things from a different and positive perspective.
Changes the Environment
Laughter is fun, everyone around seems to want to participate by joining in and ends up with smiles on their faces. This not only changes the overall environment but also spreads a wave of happiness all around. Even if some other person is feeling stressful and you laugh around them, there is a pretty good chance that they would start laughing and there would be no room for stress anymore.
Putting a Smile on Your Face
Have you ever noticed, smiling faces always look beautiful and help promote a positive present? Happy people always seem to be more productive, they look as if they have and know their purpose in life. In order to utilize your creative skills effectively, laughter can help you and you would explore some of the best-hidden skills within your personality.
Look for opportunities to incorporate laughter into your life, what could you do each day to chuckle about something? What could you do each day to get those around you to laugh more? Enjoy and have a cheerful day.