We are all agree that one of the best feelings in the world is when we are laughing out loud.
If you find yourself bored, stressed, and stuck, then what you really need is looking for some fun to entertain yourself, like reading funny stories, watching funny videos on YouTube, going to cinema to watch comedy movie, watching a stand-up comedy, or even have a chat with your friends!
Sure, it’s fun to share a good laugh, and it’s true: laughter is strong medicine to improve your health. It draws people together in ways that trigger healthy physical and emotional changes in the body.
What you don’t know is laughter strengthens your immune system, boosts mood, diminishes pain, and protects you from the damaging effects of stress.
As children, we used to laugh hundreds of times a day, but as adult’s life tends to be more serious and laughter more infrequent. Furthermore, studies revealed that babies laugh on average 300 times a day, while people over 30 years is only 15! What a huge difference, right?
So, we’re about to tell you that you guys seriously need to laugh! Because here are some benefits and reasons why we need it the most.
It can lower your blood pressure. People who lower their blood pressure, even those who start at normal levels, will reduce their risk of stroke and heart attack. So, grab the Sunday paper, flip to the funny pages, and enjoy your laughter medicine.
And then, it can reduce stress hormone levels. By reducing the level of stress hormones, you’re simultaneously cutting the anxiety and stress that impacts your body.
Additionally, the reduction of stress hormones may result in higher immune system performance. Just think about laughing along, tells a funny joke can relieve some of the day’s stress and help you reap the health benefits of laughter.
Another cool thing about laughter is that it can help you tone your abs! How cool is that?
In fact, when you are laughing, the muscles in your stomach expand and contract, like when you intentionally exercise your abs. Meanwhile, the muscles you are not using to laugh are getting an opportunity to relax. Add laughter to your ab routine and make getting a toned tummy more enjoyable.
Laughter also improves cardiac health, and it really is a great cardio workout, especially for those who are incapable of doing other physical activity due to injury or illness.
It gets your heart pumping and burns a similar number of calories per hour as walking at a slow to moderate pace. So, laugh your heart into health.
When you laugh, you activate T-cells that immediately begin to help you fight off sickness. Next time you feel a cold coming on, add chuckling to your illness prevention plan.
Laughter can also trigger the release of endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers, which can help ease chronic pain and make you feel good all over.
Laughter can increase your overall sense of well-being.
Doctors have found that people who have a positive outlook on life tend to fight diseases better than people who tend to be more negative.
In conclusion, laughter is a powerful antidote to stress, pain, and conflict. Nothing works faster or more dependably to bring your mind and body back into balance than a good laugh. Humour lightens your burdens, inspires hopes, connects you to others, and keeps you grounded, focused, and alert. It also helps you to release anger and be more forgiving.
With so much power to heal and renew, the ability to laugh easily and frequently is a tremendous resource for surmounting problems, enhancing your relationships, and supporting both physical and emotional health. Best of all, this priceless medicine is fun, free, and easy to use.
Get ready to get your giggle on and smile, laugh, and live longer!