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Laughter In Babies

An interesting podcast on the research of laughter in babies. Did you know that visually impaired/deaf babies laugh and smile for the first time at around the same age as their seeing/hearing peers despite never seeing or hearing the action? Laughter and joy is innate in all of us and is our natural state of … Continue reading

Laughter Yoga in Palliative Care

This week I did a presentation and facilitated a Laughter Workshop for http://www.nacthpc.org.uk/ (National Association Of Complementary Therapists In Hospice And Palliative Care) at a meeting at Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds. Running regular laughter sessions at Kirkwood Hospice in Huddersfield can be challenging with the varying degrees of abilities but so, so hugely rewarding. Laughter … Continue reading

Playfulness

Playfulness can help us rediscover what is truly important to us. Playfulness can be achieved by anyone and anywhere. Playfulness is nourishing for our whole being. Playfulness is a way to celebrate life. Playfulness relaxes our inhibitions. Playfulness inspires creativity. Playfulness induces laughter. Playfulness can help us heal. Playfulness energises us. Playfulness connects us. Playfulness … Continue reading

Huddersfield Lunchtime Laughter October

The next Huddersfield Lunchtime Laughter Project session is on next Monday 3rd October 12.30 – 1.30pm at Huddersfield Mission on Lord Street. Come along and join the fun whilst experiencing the amazing benefits that laughter brings. Suitable for all abilities. Hope to see you there! https://www.facebook.com/events/305111329853786/ Laughter Yoga Huddersfield Huddersfield, GB 38 Members Welcome to … Continue reading

How Self-Initiated Laughter Can Make You Feel Better

This is a great article from Psychology Today looking at the benefits of self initiated laughter which is exactly what we do in Laughter Workshops and clubs. Here is an extract but it really is worth reading the whole article: “Long ago, Indian yogis intuitively struck upon the physiological and psychological benefits of spontaneous voluntary … Continue reading

Huddersfield Lunchtime Laughter

My next class will be on Monday 3rd October 12.30 – 1.30 at Huddersfield Mission. More dates to follow shortly. This will be monthly and probably the first Monday of the month excluding New Year, July and August. I’ll update you all soon.

Laughter For World Peace Day

Come and join us on International Day Of Peace for some Laughter In The Park on Wednesday 21st September 11 – 12noon. As well as all the many physical and psychological benefits laughter has the power to foster connection, uniting us and deepening communication thus improving relationships. Laughter increases our sense of belonging and feeling … Continue reading

Laughter Yoga in Perth, Australia

If you’re considering or are unsure of whether to join a Laughter Club or bring it to your workplace or organisation have a read of this brilliant article from Perth, Australia – it may just tempt you to give it a try! “Is Laughter the Best Medicine? The first time I had ever heard of … Continue reading

Free Hugs In Huddersfield

This post is not directly related to Laughter Yoga but is related to the connection and joy that hugging brings and as I usually end my laughter sessions with an invitation to appreciate each other with a hug then this is a little relevant! On Saturday 3rd August I went into Huddersfield and offered “Free … Continue reading

Stress In The Workplace

“In 2014/15 stress accounted for 35% of all work related ill health cases and 43% of all working days lost due to ill health.” That’s quite a substantial amount of working days lost to stress or stress-related illnesses!   Bringing laughter into the workplace can be a huge moral boost and stress reliever. Do you … Continue reading