Studies have suggested that laughter can help people relax and reduce stress. Laughing and being joyful can also have health and social benefits.
Many Health Benefits
Medical studies have shown a few minutes of laughter can reduce blood pressure, increase immunity response of the body, and boost heart rate. Watching or reading something humorous before sleep can also help people sleep better and longer.
Laughing can even burn calories. Research has shown that 10-15 minutes of laughing can burn up to 50 calories.
People who laugh often are seen by their peers as happy and friendly. As a result, they tend to have more friends and are easily accepted as a part of different social groups.
How to Celebrate?
Here are some ways you can celebrate this happy “howl”iday: