Items Tagged ‘laughter’

12 Habits: Laugh

August 1st, 2017

12 Habits: Laugh

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

This month’s habit for August is focusing on laughter. Hear from our expert Anita Vlcek from Mayo Clinic Health System Outpatient Behavioral Health in Menomonie, Wisconsin:

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

July 21st, 2017

Laughter is the Best Medicine

By Amy - Coach heathamy

In an excerpt from the Dementia Journey blog, our laughter expert, Amy, explains the benefits of laughter and how to incorporate it into our daily lives. Amy explains, in a typical day, laughter is usually sporadic and short lived. In order to gain the most benefit from laughter it needs to be long and deep, stimulating […]

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July 29th, 2016

12 Habits: Laugh

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Laura Swenson, MS, RN, Patient Education Specialist for the Office of Patient Education, says that, “Laughter can be very contagious.  Share it with everyone. It can be used for general health, chronic conditions, mental health, relationships, workplace stress, not to mention, it is safe for all ages. Common side effects: release physical tension, heart and vascular […]

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Tags: Blog, discover, laughter, Laughter Yoga, wellness, worksite wellness


April 27th, 2016

Sunday, May 1st is World Laughter Day!

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Did you know that the first Sunday in May is World Laughter Day?  Why devote a day to laughter?  There are incredible physical and mental benefits from laughter, such as improved breathing & blood flow, pain reduction and calorie burning! Also, laughter helps increase creativity, happiness and confidence and reduces stress. Laughter Yoga is an offering […]

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January 26th, 2015

Giggle, Snort and Laugh at the DAHLC!

By Amy - Coach heathamy

Remember how good you felt the last time you had a good belly laugh? Laughter never fails to lift our spirits no matter what kind of mood we are in. But daily life doesn’t offer us many opportunities for genuine laughter, and when we do find those opportunities they are usually sporadic and short lived. […]

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Tags: Blog, laughter, Laughter Yoga, Yoga