Laughter helps us lighten up. Being rigid makes you appear old and inflexible and it does the same to your heart and mind. Robust belly laughter releases endorphins and reduce the stress hormone cortisol. Laughter benefits your mind. And if you can’t always find the laughter, a simple smile can do the trick to lightening your mood and the mood of those around you. The gift of a smile is heart lifting and affirming – good medicine given or received.
Spend a least 10 minutes daily laughing. If you are someone who takes life too seriously, you may want to get a few suggestions from your “funnier” friends. Check out this video – It will make you laugh!