Because of the high level of stress in modern society, relaxation is very important. There has been much research around the world to study the relationship between stress and health. We have learned that that [...]
The following poem by Samuel Ullman hanged over the desk of General Douglas MacArthur while he oversaw the occupation of Japan from 1945 to 1951 and helped create sweeping economic, political and social changes.
Recent studies suggest that humans are "hard-wired" to thrive as social animals. Non threatening physical contact (hugging in particular) leads to a natural reduction in stress and the production of happy chemistry that lasts several hours.
This is profound in its implications: an Indiana therapist shows that PTSD can be healed with laughter. The idea is to flip a past emotional memory into a memory of an emotion.
Laughter Yoga on 60 Minutes Australia. Final words of the journalist: "In all my wanderings in the pursuit of happiness, I never really got happier than in the most infections atmosphere of this quite mad, but loveable, group of laughter clubbers."
The regular practice of any of the following simple exercises will help you create a sense of greater happiness in your life. Just as the orange provides the juice, laughter provides the happiness.