Posts in the ‘Health’ Category

The ‘wild’ nature of swimming is good for us

Swimming in nature is hugely beneficial for body and mind just as laughing as part of laughter yoga, rather than at something funny, is. The Happydemic’s Heather Joy shares her favourite wild swimming locations and water-safe tips.

What’s to laugh about in Carers Week?

Carers Queensland’s latest Quality of Life report suggests there’s nothing to smile about, let alone laugh, yet laughter as an exercise could be a key to carers’ well-being.

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One question that could save a life: ask it

The Happydemic’s Heather Joy gets behind a question that could have life-changing impacts: RUOK?

Laughter yoga is good for men's health.

Is laughter yoga’s fake laugh still beneficial?

Laughter yoga evokes unconditional laughter which, done willingly, enables the same benefits and feel-good results of ‘real’ laughter.

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What is this yoga that has people laughing?

Laughter yoga like other forms of yoga creates a union between the body, breath and mind, shares many of the same health benefits. It’s just louder!

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Anticipating a laugh reduces stress hormones

Anticipating an activity in which you laugh heartily can protect you from stress research says, leading Heather Joy to suggest laughter yoga.

Making sense of scent and feel for relaxation

The Happydemic’s Heather Joy totes a little jar of grown-up play dough called Mohdoh instead of a stress ball for those times when she can’t laugh out loud.

How Laughter Yoga can help men live healthier happier lives

The Happydemic’s Heather Joy looks at how laughter yoga underpins 5 big lessons that the Harvard Study of Adult Development says contribute to men’s long-term wellbeing.

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Sing to beat Parkinsons

People with Parkinson’s disease and carers are sought for a singing research project in Brisbane, Australia, looking at mood, quality of life and communication when music becomes a part of life.

Dave Berman and Laughnosis

#Laughnosis training with clinical hypnotist Dave Berman is on in Sydney, Adelaide and Perth in coming days. It’s well-worth professional life coaches, hypnotherapists, psychologists and other caring professionals opening their minds to this new tool for their kitbag.

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Spreading wellness through laughter, seriously!

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Fact!

It has been scientifically proven that 20 minutes of laughter reaps real physiological benefits.

Testimonial

“Our laughter leader training course was so well customised to the needs of our organisation and we received fabulous feedback from participants. Laughter yoga sessions are now on the calendar each week at our villages.”

— Jennie Hewitt, Positive Living Coordinator, Feros Care

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