To laugh is to make sounds and movements of the face and body that show joy and happiness. There are lots of positive effects of laughter.
1. Relationships last longer when you laugh
It has been proven that friends who laugh together stay longer together than those who don't. Laughter is a great way to create connections with people.
2. You hardly fall sick when you laugh a lot
Laughter releases an hormone that boosts your immune system.
3. It makes you attractive
People with a great sense of humour are likeable because it makes them attractive.
4. It reduces stress
You are able to manage stress better when you laugh. The endorphins your brain releases makes you feel happy.
5. Laughter is contagious
You can catch laughter from someone that is laughing even if you were not prepared for it.
6. You can practise it
The brain can't distinguish a forced laugh from one that's spontaneous. Even if you have a zero sense of humour, you can begin to practise it and you will reap the same rewards. Laugh isn't about jokes.
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