We all love to laugh, but there’s far more to a good giggle than simply providing a high. An innate ability, laughter developed even before we could say dada or mama.
And in terms of innate abilities, laughter is one of the best. What better feeling is there than being lost in laughter? But so often our inner laughter fountain dries up as we mature, however,
Here are five reasons we all need to get laughing.
12-year-old Zak posed the question, ‘Mummy, why did you get cancer?’ nine weeks and two days after my operation.
Laughter yoga is a unique exercise routine that combines simulated laughter exercises with yogic breathing (pranayama), and clapping. It is an ideal activity to conduct with older people with its many associated physical, emotional and social health benefits. It is a great way to enhance oxygen levels in the body, which helps energize the body, and, with the release of endorphins, helps elevate mood and fight depression. Even though the laughter initially begins as a simulated exercise, as long as people choose to laugh with the right intention, the body cannot differentiate between real and fake laughter.