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Benefits of laughter

Saturday, September 25, 2010

You may wonder why I always blog funny stuff. Well, there are a lot of positive results from laughter, so my mission is to foster those results in people's lives. (e.g. I wear bright clothes on gray days!) Here's some stuff about laughing that will make your day:

"A hearty guffaw will burn more calories than a nervous titter, but researchers at Vanderbilt University found adults burn an average of 1.3 calories per minute while laughing with their friends. Thatís about the same number of calories you burn while taking notes in a classroom or standing and talking on the phone. But laughter has other benefits besides burning calories, including relief of emotional stress and a workout for the muscles of the diaphragm, abdomen, back, and shoulders. Read about the benefits of laughter from the Guide to Stress Management at About.com."

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GRAMMAP1 9/25/2010 11:21PM

    I wondered how to get rid of my belly. Well, Sunshine, will belly laughing do it? emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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PLPEEP 9/25/2010 4:36PM

    I totally agree with you. I am a big believer in 'laughter is the best medicine'. I just happen to see this blog but I will for sure go check out your other ones. If i can laugh at least one time a day then I feel it has been a good day. Thanks for reminding everyone how important this is.

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