A good, strong belly laugh. Do you recall the last time you laughed until tears rolled down your eyes – even the memory of that can feel great.
Here’s some fun statistics. Kids laugh 300 times a day, adults only 15 according to some studies.
It seems pretty obvious that adults, are not having so much fun!
There are probably plenty of adults now who aren’t reaching the statistical average, especially if they listen to the news and get caught up in negative talks with others.
Good for the Soul
Laughter is fantastic for you physically and spiritually. Did you know laughing has numerous benefits for your health?
One of which is lowering the blood pressure and releasing endorphins, lowering stress hormones (70% of diseases are known to be related to stress). It can support your immune system and increase tolerance for pain. It can also increase your immunity because laughter multiplies the anti body producing cells. It also improves the effectiveness of T. Cells. It can literally lighten up your soul and body.
Have you noticed on average and generally speaking, people involved in self help, spirituality and positive thinking techniques may tend to take themselves and life a bit too seriously?
I remember once teaching a course to a clown doctor. He and his team were hired by the NHS to cheer up children on wards. Wish we could have them on the NHS for adults too!
There’s nearly always some humour or a smile, in a situation if you look for it.
What makes you laugh? Read it, rent it, watch it. Who makes you laugh? Phone him or her, meet up, play with your children or your pets. Enlightenment is about Lightening up in every way possible- feeling good could be just a belly laugh away!
Being positive for manifesting what you want in life involves not taking things too seriously. Now that maybe easier said than done, but there are techniques you can implement everyday in order to be able to let go of being overly serious about goals.
Part of falling in love involves laughter, joy and lightness of being. If you can fall in love with your goals and smile you’re over half way there. Putting a smile on your face changes your brain chemistry instantly.
After all if the path to achievement in love, relationships and success is not enjoyable, why do it?
''Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. ''
Bring your attention to what you love, what makes you feel lighter, what adds sparkle to your day? Record daily everything that turns up in your life that is a result you want, no matter how small. You can keep it in a book of evidence. It will also train your brain to focus more on the positive lighter side of life and no doubt increase the humour and giggles in your life too. Laughter is infectious and a magnet for happiness.
(C) Alexandra P. Brown