Laughter: A Fresh Take On An Old Idea

10/3/2008 1:56:00 AM
Juliet Bumah
Punch On the Web

Due to the pressure associated with trying to meet daily challenges, some people go through a whole day without laughing. Contrary to commonly-held beliefs, most laughter is not about humour – it is about relationships between people.

A growing body of research supports the theory that laughter has a therapeutic value. A good gut-buster not only helps the spirit, it gets the blood pumping, just like jogging – only it‘s a workout that even hospital patients can enjoy. Laughing on a regular basis can even boost immune system. More…