Find Your Funny Bone

"If you heard this story before, don't stop me, because I'd like to hear it again." Groucho Marx

"If you heard this story before, don't stop me, because I'd like to hear it again." Groucho Marx

Having one of those days where everything goes wrong? Humor yourself by hanging out with a wisecracking pal or renting your favorite comedy. Laughter, or even anticipating a laugh (by, say, waiting for a punch line), may make you not only happier but healthier as well. Researchers at Loma Linda University Medical Center found that joyous laughter can increase endorphins (those feel-good chemicals responsible for the runner’s high), reduce stress hormone levels and elevate your immune system.

Posted on October 22, 2014 and filed under wellness.