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News: CNN Asia Shares “20 truly odd relaxation techniques”. Laughter Yoga is #8

CNN Asia shares “20 truly odd relaxation techniques”. From red wine baths to skin-eating fish and placenta facials, these de-stress methods range from the extravagantly soothing to the truly bizarre. Here is the full list:

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CNN Asia: Groups in Mumbai take the old saying about laughter being the best medicine literally

This is a nervous stand-up comedian’s dream audience. Not only will they laugh at anything, apparently they will also laugh at absolutely nothing. Laughter yoga, yes seriously, has become a popular stressbuster worldwide. It originated in Mumbai with Dr Madan Kataria who combined breathing exercises from yoga with laughter. The premise is that laughter — spontaneous or contrived — releases endorphins in the body that relieve anxiety.
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