Posts in the ‘workplace’ Category

Why laughter yoga is gaining favour with diversional therapists

The Happydemic’s Heather joy presents laughter yoga to the Australian conference of diversional therapists in October, sharing an accessible, adaptable, fun activity that’s good for body, mind and spirit.

Lego building artist shows teacher a lesson

The Hapydemic’s Heather Joy hopes travelling executives pause to reassess the level of ‘play’ in their lives along with other right-brain functions needed for success as they pass a Lego (R) building artist-in-residence at Brisbane Airport.

Laughter an antidote to road rage

Try laughing next time you’re caught in traffic instead of releasing your road rage demon. Laughter Yoga’s Heather Joy explains how and why.

Photo Of Sad Business Team Attending The Seminar

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.

Play teaches teachers to care for their wellbeing

The Happydemic’s HeatherJoy challenges early childhood teachers to take seriously the importance of engaging their inner child to deal with occupational stress and other life challenges.

How laughter plays a healthy part in men’s lives—no jokes, no beer!

Heather Joy’s Happydemic talks with a few men about why they add laughter yoga to their wellbeing routines, ahead of Men’s Health Week (12-18 June 2017).

Celebrate Harmony Day

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

Laughter yoga leader training: why it’s in demand

Laughter yoga leader training offers diverse outcomes professionally and personally: that’s why it’s becoming a sought-after qualification, says laughter yoga teacher Heather Joy ahead of the last 2 training workshops in Queensland for 2016.

Overworked, depressed and exhausted office workers at his desk surrounded by a pile of work

Presenteeism: addressing a hidden workplace cost

The Happydemic’s Heather Joy looks at presenteeism, a more costly workplace practice than absenteeism, that can be readily, cost-effectively addressed.

R U OK - four letters in text-talk that check in to see how someone else is

Check in, say hello, share a laugh on RU OK Day

Connect with family, friends and workmates in reality not virtuality this RUOK? Day implores laughter yoga teacher Heather Joy who’ll be applying the social glue of laughter in the Rockhampton community on 7 and 8 September 2016.

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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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