About Laughter

What is laughter?

“A sense of humor…is needed armor.  Joy in one’s heart and some laughter on one’s lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.”

High Sidey

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.”  e.e. cummings

“The only way you can laugh yourself sane is with another person.”  Ellen Clapp

Benefits of laughter:

*Relaxes the body and mindspiral

*Energizes the individual

*Improves immune system

*Lowers blood pressure

*Lifts depression

*Boosts morale and teamwork

*Increases creativity

*Releases endorphins (10 minutes of laughter=2 hours of pain free

*Increases oxygen to brain and heart

*Laughter is the ultimate stress buster