How laughter affects your body? Laughter is powerful in dealing with stress, pain and conflict. Nothing works so quickly and restores balance as laughter.
Laughter will cheer you up, connect you with surrounding, increase confidence, improve concentration and memory.
How to laugh more often? Discover the things that make you laugh and do them more often. Surround yourself with people with a sense of humor that suits you. Develop your sense of humor and be funny whenever the opportunity arises.
When you start to laugh, the brain begins to release the hormone of happiness. The muscles around the eyes and cheeks begin with spontaneous contractions.
Chest muscles and diaphragm become tense, squeezing the air out of your lungs. The air exits through the trachea and causes vibrations of the vocal cords.
If something is really funny, your eyes become tearful.
A sudden release of air from the lungs causes an increased need for oxygen. Heartbeat becomes faster and blood pressure increases in order to obtain more oxygen for your body.
And while the muscles in the face and abdomen tense, the rest of the muscles weaken and there is less coordination. For this reason we can not normally walk or stand if we laugh a lot. Abdominal muscles work to help squeeze the air out of the lungs. It may be that you spend a few calories.
Laughter triggers the release of endorphins that are released during exercise. Sensitivity to pain decreases. The level of cortisol, a stress hormone is reduced. This is one of the best effects of laughter as increased cortisol levels causes chronic fatigue and increases the risk of depression.
It is true that laughter is contagious. Some studies have shown that laughter brings people together. If this is true, laugh with the person that you want to be connected emotionally.