YOU MAKE ME LAUGH

YOU MAKE ME LAUGH

By: Darrelyn L. Tutt


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I love this quote ... and want to hear you laugh today!
Facts about laughter:
+Laughter is contagious.
You're 30 times more likely to laugh in the company of others than you are alone.
+Laughter is healing.
Whole-hearted laughter wards off harmful diseases and viruses strengthening your entire immune system.
+Laughter provides a healthy workout!
A good belly laugh has the power to give your abdomen and facial muscles an excellent strengthening workout.
+Laughter is a stimulant.
Like coffee, laughing wields the power to supply a "happy dose of caffeine" to the spirit.
+The biggest and best laughs happen quite by accident.
While we experience predictable outbursts of laughter at jokes and obvious "sillinesses", the best laughter erupts quite by accident and where and when we least expect it.
Think of the last time you were bent over in a gut-wrenching, "laughing-so-hard-that-your-stomach-hurt" laugh and consider whether this isn't so.
Mmmm ...
Laughter "episodes" are absolutely and deliciously needed in our lives.
Don't underestimate the friends who produce it and allow you to engage in it;
they're effects are beautifying and youthful.
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With laughter in mind, here's today's assignment:
1) Rehearse and relive three "laughter episodes" where you experienced a full out belly-laugh. This exercise alone will set your face to smiling.
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2) Consider fun companions.
Shared hilarity breeds the most curious kind of unexpected camaraderie and even wields the power to breed a special kind of intimacy.
Who gives you the "go ahead" and laughs at the same things as you?
Hmmm ...
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3) Indulge yourself in light-hearted company.
There are plenty of serious episodes in life and plenty of serious minds to go with them to not appreciate and seek out a few to the contrary.
Lighten up and live!
Engage with companions who dare to be goofy, silly, childlike, and spontaneous.
Since laughter most often erupts here ... similar companions will tend to appear here.
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"Do not take life to seriously. You will never get out alive."
-Elbert Hubbard