#UpbeatAuthors: Laughter

Optimism, it has been said, promotes laughter. Laughter is good for you. Reduces stress response Boosts immunity Increases resilience Combats depression Relieves pain Improves social life Is a mini workout Lowers blood pressure Improves your breathing Is contagious. Contagious? Yes. There's this thing called laughter yoga. It begins as prolonged voluntary laughter, but soon turns … Continue reading #UpbeatAuthors: Laughter

Letting Go

We've all made fools of ourselves at one time or another. We've embarrassed and humiliated ourselves and done things we wish we could either undo or do over. Memories of those moments keep us awake at night, haunting us like the Ghost of Christmas Past haunted Ebenezer Scrooge. Or we've been angry and upset about … Continue reading Letting Go