Do you remember the last time you had a really good laugh? Both the mind and body can benefit from a good laugh.
Children laugh so often each day, but adults tend to take life more seriously and laugh more infrequently.
Here are just some of the examples showing the benefits of laughter.
In addition to all of this, laughter can be very important to mental and emotional health. It can lift our mood, lower stress, help us forget our pains and problems, and improve our relationships with others.
If you need a physical or mental boost, try a good laugh.
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