Saturday, September 5, 2009

Smile and the Whole World Smiles With You

Laughter is a powerful medicine. It can be infectious. It increases happiness and intimacy. And it can trigger healthy physical changes in the body by strengthening the immune system, boosting energy, diminishing pain and protecting you from the damaging effects of stress.

How can you bring more of it into your life?

1. Smile more

2. Count your blessings

3. Train yourself to seek it out--spend more time with more playful people

4. Look at situations differently and with humor

5. Laugh at yourself

6. Keep things in perspective

7. Don't delay dealing with issues that stress you

8. Watch children and emulate them

For more on laughter and its strong influence over your life, visit

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