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Laughter Benefits

Why Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine

Posted 11.21.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

How Humor Gives A New Perspective (And Relieves Stress)

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

One of the discoveries I made when writing my graduate thesis was that humor provides psychological, physical, spiritual, and social benefits. The benefit that most resonated with me is the way that humor helps us to manage stress.

Why You Need To Laugh Like A 5-Year-Old

Pamela Gerloff | Posted 08.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Pamela Gerloff

I suppose it could be an urban legend that 4 to 6-year-olds laugh 300 times a day. No matter, really. The point is that children laugh way more than adults do. And that ought to tell us something.

Go Ahead And Laugh... It's OK!

Kathryn Haslanger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Haslanger

For family caregivers, who struggle on a daily basis to care for loved ones who are sick, disabled or otherwise in need of chronic care, it can be too easy to forget the importance of humor.