Laughing is good for your health; here are some of the benefits….

  • Lower blood pressure
  • Increase blood flow and oxygenation of the blood
  • Give a workout to the diaphragm and abdominal, respiratory, facial, leg, and back muscles
  • Reduce certain stress hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline
  • Increase the response of tumor and disease-killing cells
  • Defend against respiratory infections and even reduce the frequency of colds
  • Increase memory and learning; in a study at Johns Hopkins University Medical School, humor during instruction led to increased test scores
  • Improve alertness, creativity, and memory

Watch this lovely video of a baby’s infectious giggle after seeing his first dandelion