(Ch. 6) Health & Humor

Laugh for the Health of It … Did you know?15_darth_breathing

  1. Humor and Laughing is healthy. It has been proven that laughter can actually heal the sick.
  2. Laughter is a Natural Tension Reducer.
  3. Laughter is considered internal jogging -it exercises your lungs and stimulates your cardiovascular system.
  4. Laughter serves as a pain-blocking agent. It distracts attention from pain. It creates (endorphins) and physical changes.

 

The Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor (AATH) was founded in 1988 by a group of healthcare professionals, primarily nurses. AATH is a non-profit professional organization that advances the understanding and application of humor and laughter for their positive benefits.

 

Paul Osincup talks about his idea for using laughter to building stronger leaders as part of the TEDxNapaValley 2016 “Go Figure!” event.

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