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2013-12-11 23:25:14

The new article on the site Vkool.com covers16 health benefits of laughter that involve in physical, emotional, physiological, and psychological aspects. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The new article on the website Vkool.com delivers useful health benefits of laughter that help people understand how laughter can improve their overall health naturally. This article is really suitable for those people who want to learn the health benefits of laughter and make use of a laughter...

Understanding Facial Expressions On World Smile Day
2013-10-04 09:26:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 1963, Massachusetts artist Harvey Ball created the iconic yellow smiley face, an international sign of goodwill and peace. Though the image is instantly recognizable, some Spanish researchers are questioning the power of the smile and suggest this expression could confuse our perceptions of others’ emotions. Human beings frequently communicate without words through body language or facial expressions, but these can be altered...

2013-09-17 23:02:02

Beth Bongar, the Laughing Diva will be a featured guest speaker and provide free Laughter Yoga workshops at the New York Dharma & Yoga Fest on Sept. 21, 2013, at Highlands Middle School in White Plains, N.Y. Manhatten, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 New York’s celebrated and acclaimed entertainer, actress, healer and Laughter Yoga guru Beth Bongar (aka the Laughing Diva) will be a featured guest speaker and provide free Laughter Yoga workshops at the New York Dharma & Yoga...

2013-08-15 23:26:56

This is one of several projects that add light years to life by promoting the positive power of laughter and humor. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Psychologist Steve Wilson announced a grant from the Laughter Arts & Sciences Foundation, 501.c.3, (LASF) in support of the “1,000 Red Noses Project”. According to the Project Director, Debra Joy Hart, a nurse, educator, and laughter therapist, who took the project to Peru in 2011, the next stop will be Komatsu, Japan, October...

2013-07-03 23:22:36

The Smartipants Girls will share a weekend for women, at the historic Elmhurst Inn in Ingersoll Ontario, November 8-10 2013, to share fun, food, friendship, laughter and learning surrounded by girlfriends. Woodstock Ontario (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 According to a recent article, Stanford University department of psychology teaches that the best thing women can do to increase their health, well-being and longevity, is to spend quality time with their girlfriends! Anne Miner, spokeswoman for...

2013-06-27 23:29:55

There is evidence that a woman’s good sense of humor can benefit her career. When 200 executives were asked to name the qualities that kept women from succeeding, lack of a sense of humor was near the top of the list. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Humor-wise, author, humorist, and feminist, Dr. Gina Barreca, sees the world changing for women at work. "Humor from women," she says, "is not only increasingly acceptable both individually and in a professional setting:...

2013-05-24 23:34:31

Heritage Woods of McHenry, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting an interative Laughter Yoga presentation on May 29. The community in McHenry, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Heritage Woods of McHenry, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting an interactive presentation on Laughter Yoga at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29. The community, which is located at 4609 W. Crystal Lake...

2013-05-20 23:25:31

Good news! Laughter is not only fun, but many studies have shown that it's also healthy. Everything goes better with humor and you definitely don´t have to be able to tell jokes. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Can you tell a joke well? Do people roll their eyes when you start to tell a joke? Would you like to be funnier as a speaker, teacher, presenter of any kind? Do you sometimes feel like your funny bone is missing? Can't think of a snappy comeback when someone hits you with a...

Different Laughter Interpreted By Different Parts Of The Brain
2013-05-09 12:21:52

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The human brain is capable of deciphering all kinds of social cues and interpreting them into perceptions about people or situations. Now, a group of German researchers has found that joyous or mocking laughter can spark activity in the social centers of the brain, while tickle-induced giggling does not have the same effect. "Laughing at someone and laughing with someone leads to different social consequences," said lead author...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.