Laughter is medicine — truly healing

When anybody laughs, he has no mind, no thought, no problem, no suffering. ~Papaji

Steven Colbert apparently has discovered the same thing. Here he speaks, out of character about the work that he does:

Just going to share some links on how laughter is such a good thing. I use it as medicine as often as possible. Generally these days it’s via comedy on DVD.

A new article that got me thinking about this again today:

●  Laugh so you don’t cry: how laughing kills the pain

●  Laughter really is the best medicine as doctors find it can be as healthy as exercise

●  How Humor Makes You Friendlier, Sexier

●  ‘Laughter yoga’ tries to tap a natural resource for healing

●  Paolo Trinidad has been teaching laughter yoga to inmates and members of the public as therapy for stress and loneliness.

Some books on the subject:

●  65 Need-to-know Laughter Yoga Exercises

 The Great Big Anthology of Laughter Exercises: 500 Laughter Exercises for Health, Fun and Friendship

●  Run-through Laughter Yoga Session Standing: See How It’s Done!

About Monica Cassani

Author/Editor Beyond Meds: Everything Matters