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The 7 Funniest Things That Ever Happened, According To Babies

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Adults, step away from the corny jokes. These babies have discovered the most hilarious things that exist. Balls. In. A. Tub. LOLLLLLLLLL. ...

The Important Reason We Should Prioritize Laughter

meQuilibrium | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

It goes without saying that sharing a joke or a funny experience ramps up a bond between people like almost nothing else. So try making it a goal not just to show up and "be social" but to share moments with people that make you laugh.

"Christmas Letter 2013"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.11.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spi...

LOOK: Proof That Happiness Is Contagious

Posted 11.27.2013 | 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...

Why You Should Be Your Own Caregiver

meQuilibrium | Posted 01.24.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

November is National Caregiver's Month, and it's an excellent time to take care of your own health so that you can tend to the people depending on you. Here are five ways to get started.

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...

5 Ways To Release Yourself From Stress

Dr. Cynthia Thaik | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cynthia Thaik

Stress may be unavoidable, but that doesn't mean it is not manageable. By taking care of your body, being mindful about the things in your life that cause anxiety and stress, and training yourself to cope with stressful situations, you can avoid many of the negative side effects of stress.

THIS Is What Makes An Older Woman Sexy

Ellary Eddy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ellary Eddy

What makes an older woman sexy? I fell asleep the other night wondering this, having contemplated the subtle erosion of the various bodily bits which supposedly evoke sexual urges.

Alphabet of Happiness: 'L'

Randy Taran | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

Laughter is your ally, magic potion and all-around salve for the soul. It comes in many shapes and forms, from an inner amusement that just makes you crack a smile, to the wild abandon of laughing till tears trickle down your cheeks.

How Humor Eases Parenting Anxieties

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Humor is a great way to recover from parenting anxieties as it provides a platform via which parents can recognize and acknowledge their fears, put them in perspective, and by doing so, minimize the psychological and functional disruption they cause.

'Horror' = Comedy + Latex

Alf LaMont | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Alf LaMont

Over the weekend I visited a haunted house. The whole experience was great fun. See that? I said it was "FUN." In fact, all signs point to everyone having a great time, giggling and laughing between screams and squeals, which got me to thinking.

8 Happy Feelings That Will Never Change

Posted 10.25.2013 | Healthy Living

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

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Wants You

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.03.2013 | Celebrity

You might have heard of actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt. You know, the one who was in "3rd Rock From The Sun" and, oh yeah, just wrote and directed the fal...

52 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 11.30.2013 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

1. Life is good. Not always, but mostly. And when it is not so good, be assured it will get better.

Joy Secret Number 11: Cheerful Enthusiasm

Amanda Gore | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

It's Always Sunny Above the Clouds! We had just taken off from some airport in the U.S. on a particularly stormy day -- it was bumpy and rough and a...

They Who Love and Laugh Most Win

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Mitchell J. Rabin

It has been said by many that life is a game, an assertion with which many agree. But how to win? Some think that accruing great material wealth will...

The Three Words That Ended My Marriage

Cassie Premo Steele | Posted 10.27.2013 | Divorce
Cassie Premo Steele

He said, "What is it?" What he meant was What's wrong with you? Why is everything I do wrong? Why don't we laugh anymore?

Early Morning Meditation: First Things First

Martha Pasternack | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

Today I will find peace in chaos. Love within fear. Beauty in the ordinary. Forgiveness in expectations. Gratitude for the struggles. Generosity in the face of lack. Plenty in not enough. Joy in sorrow. Simplicity in the complex. Movement within inertia.

Places Last Longer Than People

Charlie Carillo | Posted 10.26.2013 | New York
Charlie Carillo

"Happy was a lovely man," my grandmother insisted to her dying day. The people he killed would have disagreed.

Is Laughter Really the Best Medicine?

Jay Scott | Posted 10.12.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

Are you wondering what exactly I mean by pranks? Sure, I tell my fair share of jokes, but I also like to remind all of Team Alex that we deal with a heavy topic here, so to keep ourselves on the right track, we have fun too.

When Comedy Went to School: The Movie That Celebrates Jewish Humor

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 10.12.2013 | Entertainment
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

Bravo to these beloved clowns and comics who turned life's cabbage into sauerkraut. May all that talent live on forever and continue to spawn more comedy. And may we never lose our laughter or fade out our ability to find the funny in life.

Depressed? Your "SEEKING" System Might Not Be Working: A Conversation with Neuroscientist Jaak Panksepp

Karin Badt | Posted 09.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Karin Badt

Jaak Panksepp, the inventor of the term "affective neuroscience", is regarded as a radical in his field, with ground-breaking insights into emotional...

Scenes From a Comedy Class

Oren Mendez | Posted 09.09.2013 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

Considering myself a comedy writer, I decided it couldn't hurt to at least see how this magical class could tap into anyone's inner comedian, and turn him into a pro.

Can Art Have A Sense Of Humor?

Annie Buckley | Posted 08.18.2013 | Arts
Annie Buckley

With Curatorial Intern: Katie Hernandez Humor is not usually the first thing that comes up when we talk about contemporary art. Theory, yes. Ideas,...

Can Business Be Fun?

Michele Masterfano | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business
Michele Masterfano

So, should we have fun in business? I think so. All research points to happy employees being productive employees. I haven't seen any research that specifically looks at the amount of laughter emanating from corporate offices, though.