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. The premise is that laughter -- spontaneous or contrived -- releases endorphins in the body that relieve anxiety.
By Jan MacQuarrie (Canada): I have just had abdominal surgery (three incisions) and made the most of what I have learned from laughter yoga to prepare and heal from this event. I had fun doing it!