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8/13 The Benefits of Laughter for Total Wholeness

Published on January 28, 2014 By admin

The ‘Anatomy of Illness’ a book written by Norman Cousins, is based on the true story of how this man treated his own painful illness. Cousins had a theory that there was more to the old saying, Laughter is the best medicine’, than many people realize. 

In modern times society has come to understand that stress has a negative impact on both physical and mental health. What is not as commonly understood is that laughter has many positive health benefits, which can counteract the negative effects of the stress response.

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