Laughter really is the best medicine!

July 3, 2015 - Health & Nutrition, Lifestyle, Psychology, Research

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Smiling and laughing during every day activities is vital to achieving goals!

Keep Smiling!

It’s a simple but powerful message.

When you smile, even a fake smile, chemical changes occur in your body, this includes your heart rate, skin temperature and blood pressure. Research also suggests that there can be an uplifting effect on your emotions leading to happier feelings.

Laughter can also reduces levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

Feeling fun and joy in every day produces a greater level of helpful, creative energy, leading to a continuous circle of more fun and joy.

To-Do Lists

It’s important to bring more joy to day-to-day living. Have a look at your to-do list, and identity what FUN things are included.lighterlife

To-do lists are often written around the mundane tasks that we don’t feel excited about doing, by including fun things, this can make us more aware of the positive things in our life.

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As adults, it’s too easy to forget to plan for fun and joy or notice when they’re happening around us. We often forget to put them on our to-do list.

Fun and joy doesn’t have to involve elaborate activity, simple things, such as listening to music or reading or smiling at someone in the street can spark feelings of joy.

Think about how you can include and feel more fun and joy in your everyday life.

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