Posts in the ‘Joyfulness’ Category

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.

Celebrate Harmony Day

The Happydemic’s Heather Joy looks to laughter to unite as Australia celebrates Harmony Day, 21 March 2017.

Many men and women of diverse ethnicities and ages smiling and laughing

Guest Interview with Gross National Happiness Ambassador to Bhutan, Bronwyn Roberts

The Happydemic’s Heather Joy explores the practice of Gross National Happiness Index with Bhutan’s Happiness Ambassador Bronwyn Roberts.

Laughnosis comes to Australia: guest interview with Dave Berman

Clinical hypnotist and laughter yoga teacher Dave Berman explains the concept of Laughnosis ahead of his training sessions in Australia in March 2017.

My gratitude jar: how to hold onto and remember the year that was

Using a gratitude jar, we actively engage a positive lens to reflect on the day that was and at year’s end have 365 reasons at least for which to be thankful, suggests The Happydemic’s Heather Joy.

Santa Claus looks at a very long wish list. He is surrounded by presents and a Christmas tree.

5 reasons to put the hohoho into your life

Certified laughter yoga teacher Heather Joy presents 5 ways laughter yoga can help you get through the Christmas season stresses even when you’re as busy as Santa writing lists and checking them twice!

Seeds sown for Laughter Yoga growth in Rockhampton

Meet Central Queensland’s first locally-trained Certified Laughter Yoga Leaders who in recent days completed the internationally-recognised training brought to Rockhampton by The Happydemic’s Heather Joy, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher.

Meet Singapore’s Joyologist Dr Yvonne Looi

Travelling to Singapore? Make sure to check out Joyologist Dr Yvonne Looi’s Laughter Yoga sessions: she’s growing a nation of Joy! Heather Joy finds out how…

Mary Poppins

Finding joy in the mundane – housekeeping

Mary Poppins said there was an element of fun in every job that must be done — and laughter yoga practice shows this to be so.

A young woman smiles while listening to music with headphones on.

Music to lift your mood

I’m a sucker for online quizzes. You know the type: “what type of storm are you?” or “What’s your real birth name?” So it wasn’t surprising when I clicked on the button for What song was written just for you? My result, ‘scientifically’ calculated according to whatever data it gleaned from my Facebook profile, was

Our promise!

Spreading wellness through laughter, seriously!


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


"Heather Joy’s laughter yoga session was the most fun I’ve had at work in a long time! It was great to do it as a group – a team building exercise in itself. I definitely got a dose of therapy and endorphins, a workout for my lungs, and came away with a new tool to de-stress at the end of a day."

- Suzie Christiansen, CEO, Anglicare Central Queensland, October 2016

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