Manchester Arndale, a large shopping centre in England has come up with a great idea of creating awareness about laughter and its benefits. As part of its support for Mental Health Awareness Week, it has organized a special event this weekend to help shoppers discover gentle and fun ways to
With an ever increasing crime rate, the police personnel are under constant stress, even though the police department in India keeps organizing different camps for stress release. Recently, the Punjab Armed Police (PAP), India, kickstarted the New Year by organising a Laughter Yoga session for its constables at its training
Seniors participating in a laughter class, conducted by Cheryl Russell, in Laguna Woods, Orange County, California, laugh like children, while doing Laughter Yoga. Russell uses laughter as a form of exercise to benefit health and quality of life for seniors. For some, the class is their lifeline. Adorned with happy
Here is an interesting report on how regular practice of Laughter Yoga enables people to keep calm and tackle any crisis with a positive mental attitude, without panicking and reacting adversely. Matti Anttila, CLYT, Canada: Recently, I was going for my holiday shopping and was driving at normal speed, when
This is an inspiring story of how a British expat in Abu Dhabi overcame multiple sclerosis through Laughter Yoga.
We are already aware that Laughter Yoga is a great exercise routine that alleviates depression and generates a positive mental attitude. Here is a report of a psychiatrist in Michigan City, who gave due credit to laughter therapy, as being a major reason for his patient Tanaz Bambot to overcome depression and feel better.
The week at Pathways Healing Center, Minneapolis, begins with the chuckle of Laughter Yoga exercises, which may seem unconventional, but are most uplifting. It provides the joy of laughing for participants who attend this exercise routine that combines laughter with deep yoga breathing. The session is conducted by Pete Girard
Laughter Yoga is an ideal method, which helps in resolving long standing negative emotions especially in criminals, who live constantly under pressure and stress. It is a great catharsis for release of pent up feelings, thereby providing an emotional balance and putting them into a positive frame of mind. Just
Joan Palmer, a Laughter Yoga teacher recently conducted a laughter session for the Rowan County Alzheimers Support Group, Salisbury, which was aimed at making them laugh. Palmer explained to the group that breathing, stretching and overall movement in Laughter Yoga is an ideal well-being workout, for the caregivers of loved ones
Last week saw Bunbury, Australia, conclude a Mental Health Week which had a range of activities to promote the benefits of good mental and physical health. Members of the community came together to celebrate a mentally healthy lifestyle. The event was organised by Headspace Bunbury, an organization which lends support