Laugh Often

“I love People who make me laugh. Honestly, I think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person” ~Audrey Hepburn

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As our busy schedules get underway for the fall and activities are in full swing it is easy to become overwhelmed and feel a little down. You may not feel the stress just yet, or you may have felt it full force! Perhaps you are starting to be forced out of your comfort zone and that thought has you absolutely terrified! Whatever situation you may be in currently, it is important to remember to smile, relax, and laugh.

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It takes more energy to frown then it does to smile, so don’t do more work then you have to! Let the smile lines and laugh lines form! They look much better then frown lines anyway!

Laughter is an important part of life, and there are many benefits to it! We may not be able to force ourselves to laugh, but it is important to surround ourselves with those that make us laugh and smile. It is even more important to be able to laugh at ourselves and to be comfortable enough in our own skin to laugh and smile at our mistakes, goof ups, and good times. Enjoy your life with yourself and with others through the communication of laughter.

Laughter is a natural phenomenon! So why wouldn’t we laugh? Not only that, but there are tons of medical benefits to laughing, smiling, being happy, and having a good time.

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  • Laughter is great for your immune system. Some studies suggest that Laughter increases level of anti-bodies that fight infections.
  • Laughter can help relieve pain in the body due to the fact that the body becomes relaxed and produces a type of natural pain killers
  • When the going gets tough… the tough get laughing. Laughing is a great way to deal with hard situations. The term “laugh it off” is actually beneficial when it comes to relieving stress in certain situations.
  • It can even Enhance/stimulate your heart, lungs, and muscles by breathing in rich oxygen!

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There are many benefits to laughter physically and mentally. It is a way of connecting with others around the world and it can just make the day a little brighter.

So, don’t forget to take the time to laugh!

❤ RK

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