Most have heard laughter is good for the soul. Noticing people that laugh can appear more youthful. Even the bible mentions the benefits of laughter. Proverbs 17:22 (NIV) says, “A cheerful heart is a good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Laughter is a gift from God. Laughter is a great way to stay encouraged.”
Based on findings from mayoclinic.com laughing isn’t the cure for health issues, but it does relieve stress. Laughter has both short and long-term benefits.
Some of the benefits consist of
- Stimulate many organs.
- Activate and relieve your stress response.
- Soothe tension
- Improve your immune system.
- Relieve pain.
- Increase personal satisfaction.
- Improve your mood.
Here are some quotes to help remember it’s always good to have a laugh:
“Laughter heals all wounds, and that’s one thing that everybody shares. No matter what you’re going through, it makes you forget about your problems. I think the world should keep laughing.” -Kevin Hart
“A good laugh recharges your battery.” Anonymous