Laughter is the best medicine. It’s good for the soul. We should actually plan to add laughter into our lives. Watch a funny movie, read a funny story, play with the kids, or share laughter with a friend. Just laugh!
According to WebMD, a medical professor at the University of California Irvine has found that laughter plays a role in helping to fight viruses and bacteria, and possibly cancer and heart disease. Laughter reduces the secretion of stress hormones.
Life is funny. Our kids make us laugh. Our husbands do crazy things. Our friends bring us humor. We need to laugh more often. When we are laughing we are not worrying. Laughter brings relief from everyday life and happiness. Everybody needs that!
Have you ever noticed how people are drawn to those that express laughter and happiness. They want to be like that. To experience the feeling of joy. Some people are just naturally that way. Others have to work at it. It’s worth the effort.
Children seem to always find laughter and happiness. Simple things make them happy. They love to laugh and play. We need to watch and learn. A child embraces fun in everything they do. This is what is missing from most adults lives. Fun and laughter. We don’t seek it out and we should.
The Benefits of Laughter
- Relieves stress
- Enhances relationships
- Defuses conflict
- Improves mood
- Eases anxiety
The bible talks about laughter. There will be no tears in heaven, only joy.
Sarah said, “God has brought me laughter, and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me.”
He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy.
Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy. Then it was said among the nations, “The LORD has done great things for them.”
Choose to be happy and welcome laughter into your life everyday!