3 Steps to Developing a Smiling Mindset

There’s nothing more uplifting than sharing a smile – a mirrored reflection of pure love and joy. Even if only for a brief moment in time, this transaction has the unique ability to lift spirits and connect. The more we consciously choose to smile or laugh, the more we re-wire o

When I was diagnosed with bowel cancer, I wanted to hide and cry. I did this instead.

A cancer diagnosis is not usually associated with laughter, and believe you me it was far from my initial response. Who could laugh at a bowel cancer diagnosis at 42 – or any age really? 

Want To Live A Long And Happy Life? Start Laughing More Today

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 laughte

Laughter Yoga in Aged Care

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 enha

BUPA’s Blue Room interviews Ros on health benefits of laughter

The Blue Room LOL: The benefits of having a good giggle We all know it feels good to laugh – but laughter might also be good for your wellbeing.  Carol Kilkenny   Wander through a children’s playground and there’s a good chance you’ll hear an orchestra of l

When a joke is just not funny

Whist very much in holiday mode, a sea kayak tour was booked that within a short space of time diverted from its intended enjoyable course. The manager of the hire company enthusiastically decides to recount a joke to forge a connection with his new clients. He takes a look in my dire