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Some on-line comments about laughter

Laughter is the best medicine

By Hayley Court, Wiltshire Gazette and Herald, UK, published: 5 January 2006

Local news of the opening Laughter Class in Chippenham, Wiltshire, in which Akasha is interviewed by the newpaper. It stresses that laughter improves self-esteem, health, relationships and communication. "Just laughing relieves stress and anxiety and helps you become relaxed and comfortable in stressful environments". She also says that "people who laugh together work well together and this is obviously a positive thing for any office or workforce".

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BBC coverage on happiness

In the summer of 2006, the BBC ran a series of programmes on happiness and what research has uncovered on the subject in recent years. This article says that the under-valued component of happiness is contentment and that "what we want depends on us, rather than the situation, so by changing our perspective we can affect our level of contentment as much, if not more, as we could do by changing the situation".

See  Happiness Formula

Laughter is a powerful way of changing perspective.

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