Interesting Facts About Laughter

We have all heard the saying, 'Laughter is the best medicine'.  So today is the day to take your medicine! It's NATIONAL LAUGHING DAY!

Did you know...

  • When you laugh your actually strengthening the muscles in your face, stomach and diaphragm. Not saying to skip the gym but laughing does your body good!
  • For every 15 minutes of laughing you burn up to 40 calories. WOW! Who needs to diet?!
  • Laughing can create an instant bond between people. When you laugh with a another person or a group you feel a natural connection which helps the alleviate some of the stress that being around new people can create.
  • Laughter is contagious. You know you have found yourself laughing with someone and you have no idea why!
  • We tend to find people who laugh a lot more attractive. HAHA! ;-)
  • Laughing helps to lower our stress levels by lowering the levels of cortisol in our bodies and can also help fight off harmful diseases. Just add a good belly laugh to that apple a day and you will for sure keep the doctor away!

What are you laughing about today?