Laughter is the cheapest medicine and the most effective not only for health, but also for changing one’s perspective towards life and people.
Way back in 1995, Dr Madan Kataria gave to us the modern delivery system of Laughter Yoga – I joined a laughter club on 30.11.14
Laughter is undoubtedly the best medicine. And Wellness Laughter Yoga aims to deliver just that by holding laugh out loud sessions at Lewes library and other places in coastal Delaware.
Participants at the Fort Collins Senior Center start out with Laughter Yoga pretty easy. In a laughter session conducted weekly by Mary Dravis-Parrish, they do the laughter drill of breathing and laughter exercises with ease and enjoy the many health benefits they derive from it.
Two women Deborah Hodson and Denise Tooley-Okonkwo in Nottinghamshire, England, are giving people the laughs and the giggles for the good of their health.
Laughter may not be the most scientific alternative, yet it has proved to be a great exercise to ease pain and provide respite from arthritis stress. This was recently proved in Hong Kong when Felice Liu Hoi-ting conducted a laughter session for rheumatic patients.
People around the world are fast discovering the several health benefits of Laughter Yoga and are becoming more and more regular with their laughter sessions.
It has been proven that laughter helps to treat certain physical and mental diseases by reducing the stress and trauma caused by them, strengthening the immune system, increasing the supply of oxygen as well as improving the overall mental state, which eventually generates a feeling of well-being and happiness. It is undoubtedly the “best medicine.”
It is a known fact that Laughter Yoga is the best way to relieve stress and cope with life’s challenges. It is one such exercise routine that has the ability to reduce physical, mental and emotional stress simultaneously. It provides major health benefits and people feel more relaxed, happier and calmer.
It may seem strange, but it’s true. Laughter and humor are two great ways to cope with death and grief. Most people believe that hospitals are places for sadness but they can also be a place for humor, which can make people feel lighter in hopeless and adverse conditions.