“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” — Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
We all know that laughter is good for us. Now there are scientific studies that say the same thing. Dr. Mel Borins of the University of Toronto tells us: Laughing seems to help strengthen your immune system to fight off colds and sickness, and lowers activity in the “stress” areas of the brain. Read the full article: A belly laugh will do you a world of good
And for a good laugh, you might like this—especially if you’re like most people and fall somewhere on the ADD continuum. For the ADD version of The Night Before Christmas, go here.
In all the hustle and bustle of pre-Xmas, stop and laugh whenever possible. And remember what Robert Frost said:
“If we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane.”
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