Laughter is my best medicine.

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A good sense of humor and a hearty laugh every day has many benefits! I use humor to help keep me healthy and solve all sorts of challenges.

First and foremost, laughter relieves my stress. When my mind is focused on something funny, I can’t help but forget my worries, even if for a short time. Since stress causes most health issues, daily laughter keeps stress from building up to unhealthy levels.

A good belly laugh causes the mind to produce endorphins that promote a feeling of well-being. It’s no secret that people with a good sense of humor live happier, healthier, and longer lives.

When I am feeling down, I take a break from my tasks to enjoy a funny movie or watch my silly cats. After having my fun, I feel rejuvenated and get back on track with what I need to do.

Laughter also helps me relax my mind. It sends extra oxygen to the brain that aids in clarity, which is always a good benefit.

Today, I intend to find humor in my everyday routines so I can rejuvenate my body, mind, and spirit!

Self-Reflection Questions:

  1. What gave me my biggest laughs today? How did I feel afterwards?
  2. Do I laugh heartily every day?
  3. How can I bring more humor into my daily life?

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