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Laughter

Posted by: Daniella on 12/15/15 at 4:56 PM

 

Laughter

huge.2.10780It brightens your day, calms your mind and lifts your mood!  And it also has superior physical benefits.

Laughter helps your head
Reduces the effects of stress hormones, lowering your stress and anxiety levels.

Laughter is magnificent for your metabolism
10 – 15 minutes of genuine laughter can shed excess stored fuel.  Modulates and optimizes appetite hormones (leptin and ghrelin).

Laughter is invaluable for your immune system
Increases production of antibodies, activating protective cells, including T cells and cells that kill tumor cell activity.

Laughter is healthy for your heart
Reduces Inflammation, protecting against cardiovascular disease, including arrhythmias, hypertension and recurrence of heart attacks.  Lowers bad cholesterol and raises good cholesterol.  Lowers systolic blood pressure.

Laughter is marvelous for your muscles
Relaxes your muscles.

Laughter promotes pain tolerance
Increases your pain tolerance by releasing endorphins.

Laughter is spectacular for your social life
Strengthens relationships with others by increasing sense of trust.

Always take the time to notice and celebrate the moments that make you laugh!

 

 

 

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