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Thu, Jul 20, 2017

The Importance of Laughter and Creating Fun Experiences

Whether we want to believe it or not, many of the problems that we face today are first developed within our own minds. As many of us are not aware of our poor mental habits, it is easy to forget how significant laughter and fun experiences are in our daily lives. Fortunately, there are many ways in which you can improve upon your life so that you may live freely and enjoy your overall life.

One of the most common things that people may do to unintentionally make their lives more difficult is by automatically jumping to conclusions. By jumping to conclusions and assuming what will happen, two things will likely follow: they will stop paying attention to the reality of the situation and act upon their assumption instead. As human beings are unable to predict the future, the assumption is usually wrong, therefore, making the action wrong as well. In addition to jumping to conclusions, many individuals tend to blow situations out of proportion. This will only create unwanted drama and will cause you to only worry more about insignificant matters. We will not always understand why some people make mountains out of molehills, but both of these habits are incredibly destructive.

Breaking habits is one of the first steps to improving your personal life. With this in mind, it is also important to consider your overall outlook. Having a negative mindset is similar to looking at the world through distorted and soiled lenses. Once you being looking for negative things, chances are that you will find them and create a destructive cycle for yourself. The same can be said when looking for positive things. The bottom line is this: be optimistic, let go of the past and move on. With these things in mind, combating life's obstacles will be that much simpler.

Without laughter and fun experiences, our lives can quickly become dull, arid and tasteless. Not only is laughter healthy in social situations, laughter is also very beneficial to the human body. The action of laughter itself is explosive, regenerating and helps us stay healthy. Laughter has long been known to help cure us from the inside-out. In fact, laughter is capable of boosting our immunity systems by multiplying the NK (natural killer) cells that are produced in the lymphoid organs as well as enhancing the production of Vitamin C in our bodies. While we laugh, the adrenaline in our bodies becomes active, making our hearts beat faster, stimulating blood-flow and positively affecting our respiratory systems. The endorphins located in our brains are also affected by laughter, causing us to feel less stressed and worry less.

Many of us have heard the saying, "laughter is the best medicine", and in many cases, this statement continues to stand true. When faced with a difficult situation, attempt to recall what you did to manage it if you have experienced a similar situation before. Try to twist, run and squeeze the situation in every way until you are able to find something amusing about it. Although not every situation can be humorous, there are many areas in life in which one can appreciate the importance of laughter and its effects.

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