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Parkinson’s Disease Treatment: How Laughter Helps

2022-04-28T00:14:19-08:00Benefits Of Laughter|

This article discusses why laughter is a great form of complementary therapy that deserves to be included in your Parkinson's disease treatment plan. Seriously. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder that affects the control and coordination of body movements. It starts with the slow degeneration of dopamine-producing cells well before any noticeable motor symptoms [...]

55 academic research on happiness that explain why it makes business sense

2018-11-14T16:48:00-08:00Benefits Of Laughter|

This page is a review of 55 landmark studies on happiness, a state of being that Laughter Wellness helps to temporarily experience (long-term happiness is a multi-faceted endeavor that requires a life-commitment): laughter uplifts your mood-states, directly impacting how you perceive the world around you and, therefore, how you react to what happens to you. When you feel good, [...]

Social Benefits Of Laughter – Cooperation, Communication, Romance

2018-12-07T18:09:40-08:00Benefits Of Laughter|

Laughter is mainly about relationships. We live in a society that tends to isolate and divide people. Laughter improves communication Laughing together can greatly improve cooperation and empathy between people of different cultural backgrounds. It fosters better communication, which leads to a less confrontational approach in tense situations and a change from individual competitiveness to [...]

How Laughter Helps With Substance Abuse, Creates Natural High

2018-11-14T16:06:56-08:00Benefits Of Laughter|

Addiction hijacks and changes the pleasure and reward, learning, motivation, and memory centers of the brain. The addict brain is wired to ensure the repetition of activities associated with pleasure or reward. It ultimately seeks the release of ‘happy’ brain chemicals. The effect of such a powerful reward strongly motivates people to use those substances [...]

Laughter Big De-stressor, Helps Women Getting pregnant

2018-11-14T15:48:38-08:00Benefits Of Laughter|

Researchers found that women who laughed for 15-minutes immediately after fertility treatment dramatically increased the chances of a successful pregnancy. IVF patients are often extremely stressed. Read more about how laughter diffuses stress. (It's also one of the least hazardous interventions in medicine!) Here is the full story: Dr. Shevach Friedler an infertility doctor with [...]

Bible Verses About Joy, Laughter

2021-03-24T14:30:02-08:00Benefits Of Laughter|

We believe the following 22 Bible verses about joy (and our other quotes) have the power to turn your attitude around. In the words of American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr “Humor is a prelude to faith and laughter is the beginning of prayer.” St. Thomas Aquinas himself said “It is requisite for the relaxation of the [...]

How Laughter Helps With Diabetes

2018-04-03T16:17:30-08:00Benefits Of Laughter|

Research suggests that laughter helps keep diabetes under control. It is similar to exercise in that it improves the overall performance of the heart’s muscular function and helps ward off heart disease and lower blood sugar. It also stimulates positive emotions and a more positive outlook. Negative emotions such as anxiety, fear, and sorrow are known to [...]

How Laughter Helps In Schools And in the World Of Education

2022-02-01T05:44:02-08:00Benefits Of Laughter|

Social play is critical to the development of children's social skills and emotional intelligence. Restricted play results in deficient social skills which can lead to life-long physical, mental, emotional and social problems. Laughter promotes childlike playful behavior. New research shows that playful adults continue to learn social skills and improve their emotional intelligence. Learning requires [...]

The Economics Of Workplace Laughter, Boosts Morale, Positivity, Productivity

2018-11-14T11:56:07-08:00Benefits Of Laughter|

Our society is facing a major challenge. We live in a sedentary age where repeated exposure to stress, unhealthy lifestyle, food and damaging habits such as the excessive use of alcohol, cigarettes and drugs, all negatively affect life at home and at work and are exposing people to major lifestyle diseases, including hypertension, heart disease, [...]

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