Did you know that LAUGHTER has emotional and physical health benefits? It relieves stress, improves your mood, eases anxiety, and more!
I tend to be very serious and analytical, but I am learning more and more how important it is to laugh every day. At the end, I will share some of the sources I go to when I need to laugh.
First, check out these research findings from Harvard Medical School and HealthGuide.Org.
Physical health benefits of laughter
- Boosts immunity
- Lowers stress hormones
- Decreases pain
- Relaxes your muscles
- Prevents heart disease
Mental health benefits of laughter
- Adds joy and zest to life
- Eases anxiety and tension
- Relieves stress
- Improves mood
- Strengthens resilience
The Bible says, “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine” Proverbs 17:22 KJV
“This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118:24
“The fruit of the Spirit is love, JOY, …” Galatians 5:22
“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’.” Psalm 126:2
Laugh a Little!
- If you’re a teacher, like me, or a parent, you will laugh out loud at Elementary School Principal Gerry Brooks. Click here to visit his YouTube channel.
- You can laugh while you learn God’s Word with Bible Teacher Beth Moore. This is one of my favorites.
I pray that your day be filled with laughter and joy.
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