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Cathartic psychotherapy and laughter as a healing agent: it works

Cathartic psychotherapy emphasizes and utilizes laughter as one of the major cathartic processes healing emotional pain. It is specific to the release of light anger, light fear, and boredom. When people laugh, if uncomplicated by medications which may interfere with the physical catharsis, they are releasing painful feeling which is gone for all time.

A personal opinion on two popular approaches to laughter

Laughter is powerful and comes in many flavors. Ultimately, if you are laughing you are laughing. What took you there doesn't really matter any more. Or does it? It has been my experience over the years that there are many levels of benefits one can get from laughter that are far beyond the physical. This article discusses a personal opinion on two popular approaches.