Friday, September 25, 2009

Laughter is the best medicine

Yes, the old saying ‘laughter is the best medicine’ is one of the most important stress management techniques. Because laughing not only implies a positive approach towards life, rather it also has innumerable beneficial effect on our health. Having an attitude full of fun towards life will enable you to face even the difficult situation of your life with courage. In fact did you know that laughing is actually a very good exercise, because when you laugh several muscles work together, so if you do not get time for enough exercise, do not forget to laugh.

Laughter is a great anti-stress and anti-depressant too, as when you laugh body produces certain hormones useful to cope with the stress levels. Sometimes stresses do increase our blood pressure and we tend to suffer from hypertension, in that case also laughter act as the best medicine and helps in reducing the hypertension.

Laughing frequently provides certain light moments in your life, which are otherwise difficult to achieve now a days due to our hectic schedules. In addition, when we laugh, our body also produces large quantities of endorphins, which are natural painkillers, hence relieves, and relaxes each muscles of our body.

Well, apart from just a stress management technique, laughter also promotes blood circulation of the body, by cleansing the lungs

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