Is there too much stress in your life?
Is everything piling up and weighing you down?
You may have tried herbal remedies or pharmaceuticals to relieve the pressure – but they don’t seem to work.
Maybe it’s time you tried a natural therapy that’s been used for hundreds of years that has been PROVEN to relieve stress and make your feel better.
So what is this miracle cure that makes us feel so great?
It’s laughter. Laughter is nature’s way of easing tension and helping us relax. So take some time to laugh every day and you’ll be feeling better in no time.
So how does laughter work exactly?
Well, laughter works on several levels to make us feel better and less stressed.
Laughing relieves physical stress. Studies show that stress hormones in our blood (like cortisol) actually reduce when we laugh. Laughter improves our health and releases hormones that make us feel happier.
Laughing boosts our immune system. When our immune system is Strong we tend to feel better overall and are prepared to meet life’s challenges.
Laughing also eases emotional stress. We are designed to release our emotions physically through laughing and crying. Laughing releases our negative emotions.
Laughing can change our thought process – and we know our thoughts are what lead us to our emotions.
Laughing helps you to think positive, worry less and be happier. Laughter makes us forget about our negative thoughts and worries.
When you laugh with your loved ones and your friends you are actually promoting social bonding. Bonding with people promotes supportive relationships. When we feel supported we feel less stress about our personal situation.
You might be saying
- “My life just isn’t that funny, So what do I do?”
- “What if I just can’t find any thing to laugh at?”
Fake it!!! Yes, that’s right just laugh. Let out a loud hardy laugh. Keep doing and you’ll begin laughing at yourself – you just can’t help it.
A study done on forced laughterdivided participants into two groups. The first group was asked to watch a movie and not laugh at anything. The second group was asked to laugh at all the jokes – whether they thought they were funny or not. After watching the movie the participants filled out a survey on how much they liked the movie.
The second group – the participants that laughed at everything, found the movie to be significantly better and funnier.
This just goes to show you that laughing improves the you view the world and the circumstances around you. Laughter makes you happier and helps reduce the stress from your every day life.
Another benefit of laughter is that is has been shown to help people eat less, boost your immune system, increase your pain threshold, and even help you heal faster.
So start laughing! Watch funny movies, tell jokes, listen to jokes, laugh at yourself and learn to laugh for no reason …
Laughter really is the best medicine! Start laughing your way to a less stressful life today.