Laughter is the Best Medicine
May 3 was World Laughter Day, and in Hyderabad, India, they certainly celebrated. They even have a club that encourages them to laugh — not just on World Laughter Day — but every day. Founded by Madan Kataria in 1995, the ABC Laughter Club encourages members to gather together and laugh to stay healthy. According to the club, laughter is a medicine, just like yoga or meditation can be. Because more than 70 percent of illnesses have some relation to stress, they believe that laughter can help prevent these stress-related illnesses, even if you do it for just three minutes a day. The members of these clubs can be seen in the mornings, throwing their heads back and letting out explosive chuckles. What a way to start the day!
I love to laugh. So do you. And so does everyone else. So, I’m thinking about starting a new club … anyone want to join?