Humor For Healing - Laughter Therapy - Stress Relief & Pain Relief
Lucille Ball: Comedienne And Arthritis Sufferer
Lucille Ball suffered from rheumatoid arthritis in her teen years.
Ten Benefits Of Having Arthritis :)
A tongue-in-cheek view of what's good about arthritis.
The Laughing Cure: How Laughter Can Reduce Stress And Increase Health
Laughter has been shown to have benefits ranging from strengthening the immune system to reducing food cravings to increasing one's threshold for pain.
What's in a Smile?
OK ... so you have a sappy, supposedly inspirational quote. It is just an old wives' tales - just a silly quip. It doesn't really mean anything. Right? Maybe ... maybe not. Doug Horton offers, "Smile, it's free therapy." There just may be something to this!
Laughing Your Way to Organizational Health
Workplace wellness is a serious issue. Up to now, most organizations tended to devalue the idea of laughter at work, seeing it as a distraction from getting the "real" job done. The scientific data is also proving that laughter is an integral part of physical wellness.
Do You Wish The Teasing Would Stop?
Even if said in jest, some jokes just aren't funny. For many of you, some areas of your lives are off limits when it comes to teasing and joking. Cutting remarks can wound deeply.
Laughter And Humor: The Benefits Of Laughter And Humor
Laughter and humor are vital to good health.
Having A Good Laugh: Does Humor Belong In A Marriage?
It is important to have balance in your marriage relationship when it comes to humor and joking.
Humor and Health
Your sense of humor not only enriches life; it also promotes physical, mental and spiritual health, from Paul E. McGhee, Ph.D.
The Laughter Remedy
The Laughter Remedy was created to provide information (based on the latest research) about how humor contributes to health, stress reduction, and effective job performance, and the tools needed by individuals, corporations, health care organizations, and support groups to obtain these benefits.
Tickling Our Funny Bone by Steven M. Sultanoff, Ph.D.
If humor is "the best medicine," then how do we sustain it as a central part of our day-to-day lifestyle, from AHHA.
Humor and Laughter: Health Benefits and Online Sources
Laughter activates the chemistry of the will to live and increases our capacity to fight disease. Laughing relaxes the body and reduces problems associated with high blood pressure, strokes, arthritis, and ulcers. Some research suggests that laughter may also reduce the risk of heart disease, from Helpguide.org.
Therapeutic Benefits of Laughter
Humor allows a person to "forget" about pains such as aches, arthritis, etc, from Holisticonline.com