When you are happy, it has many advantages it adds to you.
Humor is infectious. The sound of roaring laughter is far more contagious than any cough, sniffle, or sneeze.
When laughter is shared, it binds people together and increases happiness and intimacy.
Laughter also triggers healthy physical changes in the body. Humor
and laughter strengthen your immune system, boost your energy, diminish pain, and protect you from the damaging effects of stress. Best of all, this priceless medicine is fun, free, and easy to use.
We change physiologically when we laugh. We stretch muscles throughout our face and body, our pulse and
blood pressure go up, and we breathe faster, sending more oxygen to our tissues.
Stress relief from laughter
A good sense of humor can’t cure all ailments, but data are mounting about the positive things laughter can do.
A good laugh has great short-term effects. When you start to laugh, it doesn’t just lighten your load mentally,
it actually induces physical changes in your body.
●Stimulate many organs. Laughter enhances your intake of oxygen-rich air, stimulates your heart, lungs and muscles, and increases the endorphins
that are released by your brain.
Activate and relieve your stress response. A rollicking laugh fires up and then cools down your
stress response and increases your heart rate and blood pressure. The result? A good, relaxed feeling.
Soothe tension. Laughter can also stimulate circulation and aid muscle relaxation, both of which help reduce some of the physical symptoms of
Laughter isn’t just a quick pick-me-up, though. It’s also good for you over the long haul. Laughter may:
○Improve your immune system.
Negative thoughts manifest into chemical reactions that can affect your
body by bringing more stress into your system and decreasing your immunity. In contrast, positive thoughts actually release neuropeptides that help
fight stress and potentially more-serious illnesses. Relieve pain. Laughter may ease pain by causing the body to produce its own natural painkillers.
Laughter may also break the pain-spasm cycle common to some muscle disorders. Increase personal satisfaction. Laughter can also
make it easier to cope with difficult situations. It also helps you connect with other people.
Improve your mood. Many people experience depression, sometimes due to chronic illnesses. Laughter can help lessen your depression and
anxiety and make you feel happier.