Home » Health » Fitness

Welcome Health With a Smile

Aug 8, 2008
When you hear a cough you think of ill health. But hear a laugh and it implies good health and a positive attitude. But the laugh itself is more then just a feeling of happiness. Yes, a hearty laugh brings health and happiness in plenty. In addition to fun, joy and pleasure laughing provides numerous physical benefits.

* Laughter boosts our immune system. So by laughing we become less susceptible to illness. In fact if we like laughing we can easily recover from illness. Laughter makes us physically strong. Laughter increases the count of antibodies in the system. We are well equipped, if we laugh often, to fight against diseases.

* Laughter gives us the zeal to life. It makes us more confident and lively. Laughter activates the chemistry within us to face life with a positive outlook. Laughter improves our attitude towards life greatly.

* Laughter relieves the tension from the body completely. A nice good laugh relaxes you and you feel afresh.

* Laughter is a great exercise for your facial muscles. It is also a good workout for the diaphragm. Even your leg, back, abdominal and respiratory muscles get a nice exercise when you laugh. Abdominal organs get a massage as you laugh.

* Laughter reduces the risk of stroke.

* Laughter can be a part of your weight loss program. The reason is that when you laugh considerable amount of calories are burnt.

* Laughter brings down your high blood pressure. When you laugh your breathing becomes deep. As a result oxygen enriched blood and the nutrients flow through the whole body. This improves over all health and proper functioning of the system.

* If laughing is your habit it is more likely that the effect of arthritis on you is reduced to a greater extent.

* Laughter balances digestive chemicals and it minimizes the risk of ulcer. Intestinal functioning is improved with every good laugh. Digestion and absorption functioning become healthy as you laugh.

* A good mood minimizes the risk of heart diseases. Laughing people scarcely get heart attack.

* Laughing can make you a genius. Yes, a happy and positive mental state enables your brain to function effectively. Laughter makes both sides of the brain to work. As psychological stress is reduced, with laughter, concentration and memory improves.

In addition a whole bunch of physical benefits laughter offers other benefits that ensure good mental health. Laughing is a strong and powerful emotional medicine.

* Laughter reduces stress and other stress related problems like depression and anxiety. Laughter decreases stress hormones in the body. A sweet little smile cools of your temper (and other's as well!) and changes the mood completely.

* Having a positive and happy attitude attracts others. With laughter you can make friends even with your critics.
Laughter opens the door for socializing. This brings a great deal of positive changes in your life.

* Laughter brings family and relatives close to each other. Even if you learn to laugh at the face of frustrating difficult situations, you can earn success, contentment and happiness. Laughter makes you see things in a different perspective and you get the emotional strength to cross the crisis at hand.

* Laughter has a feel good effect on us, which sustains even after the laugh has ended.

*Laughter helps to vent out our emotions and gives a sense of freedom and joy. Laughter imparts good behavior to us.

* Laughter makes you more alert and more active. After a nice good laugh everybody feels full of energy and life. We are charged up and feel like turning even the impossible a possible.

Laughter brings good health closer to you at no cost. To do this beneficial physical exercise you do not require any equipment or accessories. You need not join a gym to practice laughing. Bring laughter into your life. It will bring life to you.
About the Author
Christopher McCombs and his team run a fitness and weight loss class known as Newport Beach Weight Loss. Chris owns Positively Fit Inc., providing personal training, fitness and nutritional support throughout Southern California. Learn more by visiting http://www.socalworkout.com/.
Rating:
Please Rate:
(Average: Not rated)
Views: 180
Print Email Report Share
Article Categories
    • Artists
    • Gambling
    • Humanities
    • Humor
    • Movies
    • Music
    • Photography
    • Tattoos
    • Television
    • Classic Cars
    • Motorcycles
    • Recreational Vehicles
    • SUVs
    • Trucks
    • Vans
    • Branding
    • Business Opportunities
    • Careers and Jobs
    • Corporate
    • Customer Service
    • Direct Mail
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Ethics
    • Financing
    • Franchising
    • Home-Based Business
    • Human Resources
    • Import and Export
    • Leadership
    • Management
    • Market Research
    • Marketing and Advertising
    • Negotiation
    • Network Marketing
    • Networking
    • Organizational
    • Presentation
    • Project Management
    • Public Relations
    • Small Business
    • Strategic Planning
    • Team Building
    • Telemarketing
    • Training
    • Data Recovery
    • Databases
    • Games
    • Hardware
    • Networks
    • Operating Systems
    • Programming
    • Security
    • Software
    • Spyware and Viruses
    • Ask an Expert
    • College and University
    • Home Schooling
    • K-12
    • Languages
    • Online Education
    • Psychology
    • Accounting
    • Credit
    • Currency Trading
    • Debt Consolidation
    • Insurance
    • Investing
    • Leasing
    • Loans
    • Mortgage
    • Mutual Funds
    • Personal Finance
    • Stock Market
    • Structured Settlements
    • Taxes
    • Wealth Building
    • Coffee
    • Cooking
    • Gourmet
    • Recipes
    • Wine and Spirits
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Babies
    • Collecting
    • Elderly Care
    • Genealogy
    • Hobbies
    • Parenting
    • Pets
    • Pregnancy
    • Woodworking
    • Feng Shui
    • Gardening
    • Home Appliances
    • Home Security
    • Interior Design
    • Landscaping
    • Affiliate Programs
    • Article Marketing
    • Auctions
    • Audio
    • Banner Advertising
    • Blogging
    • Broadband
    • Domain Names
    • E-Books
    • E-Commerce
    • Email Marketing
    • Ezines and Newsletters
    • Forums
    • Internet Marketing
    • Link Popularity
    • Pay-Per-Click
    • Podcasting
    • RSS
    • Search Engine Marketing
    • Search Engine Optimization
    • Security
    • Social Media
    • Spam
    • Video
    • Viral Marketing
    • Web Design
    • Web Development
    • Web Hosting
    • Copyright
    • Cyber Law
    • Intellectual Property
    • National, State, Local
    • Patents
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Trademarks
    • Buying
    • Selling
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Boating
    • Cycling
    • Extreme Sports
    • Fishing
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Hockey
    • Hunting
    • Martial Arts
    • Running
    • Scuba Diving
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Dating
    • Divorce
    • Marriage
    • Weddings
    • Astrology
    • Buddhism
    • Christianity
    • Faith
    • Hinduism
    • Islam
    • Judaism
    • Meditation
    • Metaphysical
    • New Age
    • Cable and Satellite TV
    • Cell Phones
    • Communication
    • Gadgets and Gizmos
    • GPS
    • Satellite Radio
    • Video Conferencing
    • VoIP
    • Addictions
    • Coaching
    • Goal Setting
    • Motivational
    • Stress Management
    • Time Management
    • Clothing
    • Electronics
    • Fashion
    • Gifts
    • Jewelry
    • Causes and Organizations
    • Environment
    • History
    • Holidays
    • Men's Issues
    • Nature
    • Philosophy
    • Politics
    • Women's Issues
    • World Affairs
    • Air Travel
    • Camping
    • Cruises
    • Destinations
    • Outdoors
    • Article Writing
    • Book Reviews
    • Copywriting
    • Fiction
    • Non-Fiction
    • Poetry
    • Quotes
    • Screenplay
    • Tools and Resources