If you are suffering from worry, or some kind of anxiety, you should try laughter. Research has proven again and again that those who laugh a lot are often healthier and experience better moods. A daily dose of laughter helps the blood circulation and reduces the risk of heart disease but many of us forget that laughter also keeps us young! Therefore if you want to stay young, laugh more.
Laughter helps exercise a number of muscles. Right from your face down to the abdomen, through your shoulders, a number of muscles experience physical release. The more heartily you laugh, the better the effect, which adds to increased blood circulation in all these parts of the body. Due to this, your skin will look better. Since laughter exercises face muscles the most, your face will look brighter and younger than before. You know that people who don’t laugh very often tend to look older than their age. The opposite is also true; People who laugh a lot look much younger.
We all know being young is not only about having a fit body but also about having a healthy and fresh mind. Remember laughter helps you to release stress and emotional pain. When we laugh, the stress hormone levels are reduced and therefore the overall pain goes down. Our immune system also gets a boost.
The research is in that even if we forcibly smile or laugh without any reason, our brain assumes it is a sign of happiness and causes the same positive effect on our health that it would have it had been genuine joy. Therefore in times of strife, laughter is the best medicine. And let’s not forget: It’s completely free!
Humour and laughter are undoubtedly one of the best ways to stay naturally young and enjoy life. Therefore, take some time out each day and laugh as much as possible. The benefits that come with laughter are numerous and are always effective. So keep laughing, stay healthy and enjoy life more!