They say Laughter is the best medicine. Though it is not entirely clear which mechanisms in our brain are responsible for laughter, we do know laughter is triggered by many sensations and thoughts happening at once and that it activates many parts of our body. We also know that laughter is social and contagious, and best of all, it usually feels good when we experience a good laugh and when we make someone else laugh. There are laughter researchers who, among other things, explore facial expressions while laughing. The clown sees the world with children’s eyes, loves to fool around, and is happy about everyday things. Anybody can make you cry, but only certain people can make you laugh. Laughter releases endorphins, which make us feel good about ourselves and others. This good feeling creates a bond between two people and imbues a sense of togetherness in groups. If you make people feel good about themselves, they will like you and laughter does just that. It makes you feel good about yourself and the person who triggered your laughter. Laughter is like touch – it is a way of communicating without words. It is often a more effective way of communicating, than with words. We have all heard the adage, "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people."
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Pick some words and hear them talk.
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