For family caregivers, the mountains of laundry, the endless messes that need cleaned up, the rushing to doctor's appointments, the complete surrender of one's personal life and the painful process of watching a loved one's decline is no laughing matter. You may feel like crying more often than you feel like laughing.
Role of laughter in jury deliberations during a capital murder case: plays key roles in group communication and group dynamics
Laughter can play key roles in group communication and group dynamics -- even when there's nothing funny going on. That's according to new research from North Carolina State University that examined the role of laughter [...]
According to Chinese medicine, if someone laughs too frequently or too loudly they may have excess heart chi and are unconsciously trying to release it. Laughter is more of belly centered emotional release than smiling.
There are two may theories when it comes to disease: the germ theory and the stress theory. The germ theory states that germs are the culprits that make you sick. The stress theory states that germs are already inside of you, in bigger and larger numbers that you’ll ever know.
The Tao sages in China are usually depicted as smiling. This is an Inner Smile, suggesting that no matter how bad the worldly burden becomes, the Tao within their inner heart will remain an eternal source of smiling joy.