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The Real Reasons We Laugh

My two-year-old basically lives to make people laugh. If something he does makes you giggle, he does it over and over, laughing harder and harder every time. It's like your laughter infects him, and…

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4 Scientific Reasons to Laugh More

Everyone enjoys a good laugh. But, did you know that it is actually good for you? A little laughter on a regular basis can go a long way towards improving your life. Here are 4 scientifically backed r…

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Reconnecting with Life After Loss

Life is rich, filled with beautiful moments as well as difficult times. Life is a journey through the middle ground of the highs and lows, where you learn to find your sacred place of contentment. In …

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5 Things I Have Learned About Tackling Stress

A Buddhist monk once said, "If a problem can be solved, why worry? And if it cannot be solved, what's the good of worrying?" Wise words, but admittedly difficult to practice. Problems are inevitabl…

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20+ Awesome Facts About Laughing (And Why You Should Do It More!)

Have you laughed today? No, I don't mean a sarcastic snicker, or texting LOL to a friend. I mean a real, lung--squeezing, belly-shaking, eye-watering, I-almost-peed-my-pants kind of laugh! You migh…

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How My 5-Year-Old Inspired a Life-Changing Meditation For Me

I first learned about the laughter meditation when my son was 5 years old.†Like all children, he loved to laugh, play, dance, sing, have fun. He was a natural -- and highlighted how much I had lost to…

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Choose Humor, Not Drama

The previous Inspirational Luminaries on this site are a tough act to follow. They have clearly already covered the spiritual essentials, so what could I possibly offer that would be new or differ…

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Laughter Is Sexy & Good For Relationships

We all like a good laugh, donít we? It releases stress, puts us in a good mood, and generally makes us feel better about life. Were you taught in your childhood, as I was, to put a lid on your lau…

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Laughter is My Life Jacket

I was recently offered the writing prompt, "I smile when I...?" and (perhaps ironically) just reading it made me smile. Only moments before, I'd been deeply committed to the grumpiest of grumpy …

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The Health Benefits of Smiling

"Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.Ē ~ Mother Teresa Itís so easy in our everyday lives to become consumed by all the things we have t…

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