Friday, October 19, 2018

Laugh Out Loud

This afternoon I was cleaning up a pile of papers on my desk and came across this great list of 25 Reasons You Need To Laugh Out Loud Often someone had given me. Did you know that laughter:
  • Eases and relaxes muscle tension
  • Reduces the level of stress hormones in the body
  • Increases HGH
  • Reduces the risk of heart disease
  • Improves blood flow
  • Helps your heart
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Helps you heal faster
  • Helps lower blood sugar levels
  • Helps improve sleep
  • Helps people improve their coping skills
  • Helps people in managing pain
  • Is a form of physical exercise
  • Makes you more attractive
  • Helps reduce aggression
  • Energizes your organs
  • Facilitates digestion
  • Helps people save as much as 30% on their medical expenses
  • Helps you breathe easier
  • Improves self-image
  • Encourages creativity
  • Increases your lifespan
  • Helps improve a person’s productivity
  • Improves relationships
  • Keeps you looking young
That's a whole lot of benefits for something that's just plain fun.  Try it and see what happens.

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  1. wow, all of that? I love to laugh.

    1. It turns out that laughing is really good for you mental and physical health.

  2. My wife will live for ever !!!!!

    God bless.

  3. I laugh a lot but it brings on my asthma.

  4. I knew laughing was good for you but I've never seen the ways listed. I knew a few, could guess a few others but never could have come up with 25.

    1. Mw neither. Something to think about, though.

  5. Laughter really is the best medicine. I laugh every day when I lock that door!!

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    1. They are a lot of fun...and you have a lot of opportunities to see them in action.