Happiness 101: Laughter is the Best Medicine

“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.”
― Audrey Hepburn


Happiness is a very powerful thing for it can bring wondrous benefits to our health and help us keep a positive view in our life. Some people say happiness never lasts long and laughter is just a waste of breath. Well, don’t let negatrons ruin your optimistic perspective and let’s try to enjoy every second of our happy moments.


There are fascinating reasons to enjoy  good laugh and maintain happiness in our lives. Here are some to keep you smiling:


keyHappiness is the key to success. Numerous studies show that happy people are successeful in differetn aspects of life such as, marriage, friendship, income, job performance and health.

Happy people as less likely to get sick. A Carnegie Mellon University study shows that happy people are less likely to catch colds.They also experienced fewer symptoms even when they did get sick.

An optimistic attitude makes life easier. A positive outlook in life reduces pain and sadness. Bad things do happen and you just need to deal with them positively to move on with your life.

heartA positive influence on others. Happiness can be infectious and being happy affects people around you. A simple smile or laugh can instantly change someone else’s mood.

Happiness keeps you contented. Contentment in life prevents you from harboring feelings of envy and jealousy. You would be able to live comfortably without thinking about outshining others.

Happier means healthier. According to Dr. Andrew Steptoe, a professor of the British Heart Foundation at University College London, there’s a direct link between how we’re feeling and the biological processes which relate to illness.

Enjoy a longer life by being happy. A study of older adults published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, show that older people who were happier had a 35% lower risk of dying than those who were least happy.

Happiness triggers creativity. Researchers have shown that people then to be more creative when they are in a positive mood. People with positive emotions also show a higher level of productivity.


Being happy is totally up to the person but, it never hurts to share a smile or laugh especially with your loved ones.