Posts in the ‘Seniors’ Category

Older Australians face life and health challenges with laughter

Older Australians facing life and health challenges turn to laughter yoga for their physical, psychological and social wellbeing.

Anti-age your brain: eat right, sleep well and take up one exercise that’ll tick five more boxes!

Brain fitness specialist Dr Jenny Brockis talks with The Happydemic’s Heather Joy about 7 steps to anti-age your brain — and finds herself promising to give laughter yoga a try!

Laugh and be childlike: it could add years to your life

With scientific research proving a link between state of mind and longevity, there’s great health reasons to tap into laughter yoga to rekindle the inner child’s joy through playfulness, says certified laughter yoga teacher The Happydemic’s Heather Joy.

Elder abuse: it’s no laughing matter

While laughter yoga teaches us to look on the lighter brighter side of life, some issues like elder abuse cannot be ignored, says The Happydemic’s HeatherJoy on the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (15 June).

Let’s talk about laughter yoga and seniors

The Happydemic interviews Australian laughter yoga professional and academic Ros Ben -Moshe about her research and experiences delivering laughter wellness to residents of aged care facilities in Victoria.

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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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