Some interesting laughter factor thoughts
Laughter is intoxicating and therapeutic that also assists in reducing stress and tension to help our body relax naturally
Acts like 'internal jogging’ that may help tune our immune system, improve respiration and circulation
Unleashes inhibitions, breaks down barriers, enhances resilience and the ability to bounce back
Great team building tool to enrich communication and boost morale encouraging a sense of community
Helps us feel uplifted and relaxed in the present moment - a gratifying experience
Triggers our brain to release endorphins, reviving our sense of wellbeing with that 'feel good factor'
Encourages positive thinking, sparks imagination and nurtures the link to our creative inner child
Research into laughter shows many positive outcomes both on our physical and mental health
- It is not just the humans who can laugh; other mammals do it too.
- One of the highest ranking fact people look for in their life partner is a sense of humour.
- Laughter is a lot more fun when in the company of others.
- You are more likely to laugh when in the company of your friends while talking to them and not necessarily at any jokes.
- Laughter is a universally recognised communication that shows people that we like them and can understand their emotions.
- When we hear others laughing our brain responds to their laughter by preparing the facial muscles to join in.
- Couples who laugh together stay together for longer.
- Laughter in conversations normally happens at the end of the sentence. This is so even in sign language conversations.
- One of the almost guaranteed laughs comes when people are trying not to laugh in a situation where laughter is highly inappropriate.
- Laughter helps generate positive emotions and positive emotions helps people to cope with stress and anxiety
- It helps strengthen our immune system and our immune system may be serving both as a channel and a controller of our emotional state.
- Sustained laughter helps our brain to trigger the release of endorphins that can also act as painkillers.
- It helps boost creativity; we can engage our playful side to deal with new tasks or situations much like children use play to solve new problems.
- Young children are likely to laugh over 300 times a day whereas adults laugh on average 10 to 20 times a day, if that.
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