by Robert Overstreet | April 02, 2013
A good sense of humor is being able to take a light hearted view of the world around you.
Benefits of a good sense of humor:
- Stress reduction and better health: Laughing releases hormones known to relieve tension and improve your immune system. Also, helps your muscles to relax.
- Friends: Better group of people like to be around. People are attracted to humor and especially when it’s clean and not at anyone’s expense.
- Coping mechanism: Laughter is a good coping mechanism. A good belly laugh at a challenging or frustrating situation helps calm you down so that you can think through a solution.
Laughter is the Best Medicine – The Health Benefits of Humor and Laughter
“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.” Audrey Hepburn
“Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can; all of them make me laugh.” W.H. Auden