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:

  1. Stress reduction and better health: Laughing releases hormones known to relieve tension and improve your immune system. Also, helps your muscles to relax.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

Laughter Quotes

“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

“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

“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

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