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Laughter Yoga Workshop Meltham

Come and join me tomorrow Saturday 28th February at the Meltham Carlile Institute for a giggleliscious Laughter Yoga Workshop 2-3pm! See you there!

Pain And Happiness

Though happiness is something we all strive for it is also important for us to acknowledge our other emotions too including pain – both physical and psychological. Joy and happiness doesn’t mean ignoring or burying within us all the negative emotions that we feel. It is important for us to acknowledge and feel that pain … Continue reading

Telegraph Article

All Children Should Receive Happiness Lessons From The Age Of Five – The Telegraph Children of all ages should be given an hour’s “happiness lessons” every week to nurture their development and stop schools behaving as “exams factories,” a major report will warn this week. It comes as separate figures show the numbers of children … Continue reading

Laughter Yoga goes to Meltham Saturday 28th February 2-3pm in the Meeting room at the Carlile Institute. All welcome!

No matter how terrible your situation there will always be something to connect you to the wonder and beauty of life. In your head, find your “happy” place. It could be a place, an experience, an activity, a person or pet, animals, religious figures or symbols, a sound such as birds singing, a taste or … Continue reading

Using Laughter Therapy As An Integrative Approach With Cancer Treatments

http://www.cancercenter.com/treatments/laughter-therapy/ Here is an article written by The Cancer Treatment Centres Of America: “Research supporting laughter therapy A growing body of research supports the theory that laughter may have therapeutic value. For years, the use of humor has been used in medicine. Surgeons used humor to distract patients from pain as early as the 13th … Continue reading

Laughter Is Integral To Mental Health

Laughter Is Integral To Mental Health This article is from http://acelebrationofwomen.org/ “Laughter is a great thing — that’s why we’ve all heard the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.” There is strong evidence that laughter can actually improve health and help fight disease. In this article, we’ll look at laughter — what it is, what happens in … Continue reading

A New York Times Article On The Benefits Of Laughter

Laughter is regularly promoted as a source of health and well being, but it has been hard to pin down exactly why laughing until it hurts feels so good. The answer, reports Robin Dunbar, an evolutionary psychologist at Oxford, is not the intellectual pleasure of cerebral humor, but the physical act of laughing. The simple … Continue reading


Warning – laughter Yoga could seriously damage your street cred! Once in full blown contagious belly laughter it is possible to wet yourself. There has, thankfully, been no peeing in the pants in our Laughter Yoga sessions yet but it might be wise to bring some spare underwear and a Tena Pad or 2. I … Continue reading

The benefits of Laughter Yoga for Fibromyalgia.

For the full article from http://www.fibrohaven.com/ click on this link: Improve Your Fibromyalgia With Laughter Yoga “So what are the physiological and psychological benefits of laughter and how can they help patients with Fibromyalgia? Here is a list I compiled from my research: Laughter reduces pain and allows us to tolerate discomfort. It is not … Continue reading