12 Proven Ways On How To Manage Stress

7. Laughter is a stress reliever

In studies conducted by Dr. Lee Berk and others of Loma Linda University, Linda, California in 2006 and 2008, the researchers found that merely expecting a mirthful laughter induces production of immune boosting hormones while at the same time reduces the production of stress hormones. The hormones behind these benefits are beta-endorphins and human growth hormone.[7][8]

What to do: One way is to watch humorous videos whose themes and jokes resonate with your idea of fun. Other methods include:

  • Game nights with friends you are comfortable with
  • Laugh at yourself as often as you an
  • Seek and keep company of happy people who easily laugh

 

How Laughter Can Keep You Healthy and Happy

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