Monday, August 13, 2012

Motivational Laughter Quotes

“Sure, we are living in a time of financial and political turmoil, but that doesn’t mean we have to lose our sense of humor and the ability to laugh at ourselves and our partner as we meander our way through life.” Dr. Patty Ann, Why Laughter is the Best Medicine in Your Relationship

Lighten up and laugh a little at yourself and each otherLaughter is essential to your happiness and makes difficult situations seem less stressful.” Dr. Patty Ann, Why Laughter is the Best Medicine in Your Relationship

“The main ingredient of resilience is a sense of humor. Finding the funny in a seemingly hopeless situation - a teen failing his written driver's test for the fourth time - takes the edge off frustration and also improves self-esteem.” Peter Jaksa, PhD, Laughing Matters

“Practice laughing at your fears. When you find yourself imagining a future event that is unpleasant, laugh at yourself for imagining things that haven t happened yet. As you’re laughing, say out loud, that’s not true. That didn’t t happen. I’m just imagining that. This is a great way to interrupt an old pattern of worry.” Mathew Walters, Laugh Your Stress and Anxiety Away

“Loving the benefits of laughter but don’t feel like laughing?... Rent a funny movie, read a funny book, or watch a funny sitcom; Spend time with an amusing buddy; Look on the light side: Go places that help you remember good times that have made you laugh in the past.” Everyday Health Editors, Health Benefits of Laughter

Sigmund Freud wrote, in Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious, that jokes come along to help us; we laugh because we need to. He theorized they were as necessary to life as food, sleep, and dreams, because they provided release from stress we don't even know we’re feeling and offer relief from all kinds of suffering.” Lynne Tillman, What I Know for Sure About Laughing at Myself

“If taking vitamins doesn't keep you healthy enough, try more laughter: The most wasted of all days is that on which one has not laughed.” Nicolas-Sebastien Chamfort

We often need reminders to not take ourselves too seriously. I wish every physician would prescribe a healthy dose of laughter to all his patients. It would make a significant difference in blood pressure, attitude and in how we handle stressful situation.” Loretta LaRoche, Do a Lot More Laughing

“Tickling makes everyone laugh -- and not just [in] humans," study co-author Disa Sauter, of University College London, said in the news release. "We see this happen in other primates, such as chimpanzees, as well as other mammals. This suggests that laughter has deep evolutionary roots, possibly originating as part of playful communication between young infants and mothers.” ivillage.com, Laugh and the World Understands

“Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.” Victor Borge



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