When the Second World War was going on Winston Churchill was conducting an emergency meeting with the cabinet to discuss certain problems. Nobody in the meeting can come up with a solution which made Churchill upset. Suddenly, Lady Astor spoke loudly-“Mr. Churchill the way you behave if you were husband, I would poison your coffee” to which Mr. Churchill said-“ I would drink it If I were your husband,”. Everybody laughed and tension vanished. In a matter of minutes, they resolve the problem.

This shows that how laughter can make you feel better. A lot of times we get so stressed that laughter is just a distant word. We don’t realize that how much laughter is important for us. Laughter is like an antidote to a negative situation or stress. It enhances our humor and a sense of well-being.

During the COVID-19 situation, it is suggested that keep our immunity strong to prevent the impact of COVID on our body. But guess what?

The laughter got you covered. You must be thinking how?

Psycho-neuro-immunology (PNI) has been claimed that our immune system is directly linked to the brain and is directly affected by emotions. If you laugh regularly it will improve your immunity.

Laughter is the best medicine. Yes Indeed! Neurologist Henri Rubenstein has researched that 1 minute of solid laughter can provide 45 minutes of relaxation.

A great way to boost immunity, laughter helps to keep a person positive and a positive person tends to recover fast and stay healthy. Laughter is a key to a healthier and happier life.

Laughter triggers healthy physical changes in our bodies. Humor and laughter strengthen our immune system, boosts our energy, diminish our pain, and protects us from the damaging effects of stress. Best of all, laughter is easy to use, fun, and free.

When was the last time when you laughed till your stomach ached? When was the last time you wiped away your tears as you laughed out loud?

Research has shown that many benefits of laughter can go a long way when it comes to adding a bit of sunshine to your day. It enhances your way to see things from a different perspective. Adding humor to your day can also help you see things more positively.

 The physical benefits of laughter a growing body of research supports the theory that laughter may have therapeutic value. For years, humor has been used in medicine. Surgeons used humor to distract patients from pain in the 13th century. The scientific study of the effect of humor on physical wellness began in the 20th century. 

The human race has only one effective weapon and that’s laughter. 

Mark Twain

Mark Twain said it right as Laughter is magic, laughter is healthy. The sound of laughter can spread far more than any sneeze, sniffle, or cough.

As you have just seen, laughter is so powerful that it spreads quickly. Everyone laughs at the sound of laughter itself. When laughter is shared, it holds people together and increases happiness and intimacy.

Tips to remember 

  1. Laughter needs to be unconditional. Then only it can make you healthy, laugh at least 15 times a day. 
  2. If you have to laugh at someone, laugh at yourself. 
  3. Laugh with people, do not laugh at them. It will create bonds. 
  4. Always wearing a smile makes you look more radiant.
  5. If you are not used to laughing, initiate laughter by holding a pencil between your teeth. 

So let’s laugh more often, laugh louder, making a strong bond with our children and try and enjoy every moment of this life!

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