What kind of benefits can laughter bring you?
In addition to this, you need to know more about it.
Is a psychocorporal activity
Is an antidote for stress hormones (cortisol)
Evacuates negative tensions (jealousy, fear, anger, guilt)
Reduces feeling of depression and loneliness
Reduces anxiety, depressive state, insomnia
Brings a positive vision to things
Helps to connect with oneself and others
Brings back energy and the joy of living
Increases production of endorphins, then increases pleasure and smoothens pain
Oxygenates brain and improves mood
Reduces high blood pressure and heart troubles
Strengthens immune system
Is a physical exercise witch stretches muscles.
1 minute laughter equals 30 minutes relaxation!
15 minutes laughter equals 40 minutes jogging!
Are there any contraindications?
First of all, laughing is contagious, so be careful if you get bitten by the laughter bug!
We have serious note:
Pregnant women should consult a doctor before taking part to a laughter session.
Ask your doctor, psychotherapist or psychiatrist if you had a surgery in the last 3 months, if you've experienced an important or recent bereavement.
You shouldn't take part if you suffer from:
Uncontrolled high blood pressure
Any kind of hernia
If you are in doubt, consult your doctor.