Laughter is Good Medicine
Laughter makes you feel good and triggers healthy physical changes in the body. When you live a joyful life your whole body benefits, especially your heart and mind. In fact, research shows that joyful individuals have less chance of having a heart attack and are more likely to have healthier blood pressure, lower cholesterol, weight management, and decreased stress levels. Humor and laughter also strengthen your immune system, boost your energy levels, and help diminish pain. Your sense of humor is one of the most powerful tools you have to make certain that your daily mood and emotional state support your overall health. Read more in Dr. Cynthia Thaik’s recent Huffington Post article “A Joyful Life Supports Good Health,” you will find ways to add more joy to your life for better health and well-being.