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Laugh More Live Long !

  1. 1. Laugh more, live long ! By SHIVAKUMAR.K.R PHYSICAL EDUCATION DIRECTOR Government First Grade College Robertsonpet K.G.F – 563 122
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION Sometimes we take life way too seriously. We have been taught to run through our lives with such a speed we have no time to laugh. Laughter is the experience of joy. It is an essence, a movement that produces a sound. It is one of the favorite emotions to show every day, especially the laughter that brings you tears. They are the good ones. When we were children, we laughed about 400 times a day. As we get older and more serious, the amount narrows down. Adults laugh approximately 15 times per day. That it not enough! We all need a good laugh.
  3. 3. DEFINITION Laughter is an audible expression of happiness, or an inward feeling of joy. A movement of the muscles of the face, particularly of the lips, with a peculiar expression of the eyes, indicating merriment, satisfaction, or derision, and usually attended by a sonorous and interrupted expulsion of air from the lungs.
  4. 4. PHYSICAL HEALTH BENEFITS:  Boosts immunity. by natural means an organism that protects against disease.  Lowers stress hormones cortisol, GH and norepinephrine are released at periods of high stress.  Decreases pain  Relaxes your muscles It gets a large amount of muscles moving in your body.  Prevents heart disease improves the function of blood vessels and increases blood flow, which can help protect you against a heart attack and other cardiovascular problems.
  5. 5. MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS  Adds joy and zest to life  Eases anxiety and fear  Relieves stress  Improves mood  Enhances resilience
  6. 6. SOCIAL BENEFITS  Strengthens relationships  Attracts others to us  Enhances teamwork  Helps defuse conflict  Promotes group bonding
  8. 8. LAUGHTER IN ANIMALS  Laughter and joy are not unique to humans, the study says.  Ancestral forms of play and laughter existed in other animals humans began cracking up. long before  There is ample evidence that many other mammals make play sounds.
  9. 9. ON LAUGHTER  18 different kinds of laugh. The most enjoyment. common is the smile of  13 muscles are used to smile  You can stimulate your heart and lungs, elevate your blood pressure and improve breathing capacity by laughing.
  10. 10. DO YOU KNOW  In terms of exercise, you can get the same benefits from laughing 100 times a day, as you can from 10 minutes of rowing.  one's facial expression can actually influence one's moods.  15 minutes of laughter equals the benefit of 2 hours sleep.  One good belly laugh burns off 3 1/2 calories.  Laughing for 15 seconds adds 2 days to your life span.
  11. 11. RELAXING POWER OF LAUGHTER  100 laughs = 10 minutes of aerobic benefits from a rowing machine.  15 minutes of laughter = relaxing effect of meditation for 8 hours.  15 minutes of laughter = relaxing effect of 2 hours sleep.
  12. 12. WHO IS IT ? The Chinese laugh more than any other culture in the world  they work hard  they play hard &  they laugh hard.
  13. 13. REASONS TO LAUGH releases stress Series1 mood enhancer 30 30% feels young Series1 burn calorie burn calorie 6 Series1 6% mood enhancer releases stress 54 54% Series1 feels young 10 10% The study, titled "The Power of Laughter," was conducted in October 2011 via an online survey nationally representative by gender and ethnicity. The survey measured 1200 people ages 21-59 plus.
  14. 14. MEN VS WOMEN women men
  15. 15. IS IT SO ?  In the 50's people use to laugh an average of 18 minutes a day.  Today, that's down to 4 – 6 minutes a day.  Children are known to laugh a great deal more than adults.  An average baby laughs around 300 times a day compared to an average adult, who laughs around15 times a day.
  16. 16. TODAY PAY MONEY AND LAUGH  Laughter clubs : Laughter Therapy is exactly what it sounds like: the use of laughter in therapeutic form to heal the body and emotions. There is no absolute for the uses of humor and laughter in therapeutic form  Laughter therapy : Laughter Clubs have become a social grassroots mass phenomenon. Realizing the tremendous power of laughter and its efficacy as an ideal prescription for wellness.  Laughter yoga :It is a form of yoga employing self-triggered laughter. Laughter Yoga combines unconditional laughter with pranayama (yogic breathing).
  17. 17. IMPORTANT  March 1995, Dr MADAN KATARIA first started the laughter club.  World Laughter Day takes place on the first Sunday in May.
  18. 18. CONCLUSION All in all, laughter offers a wide array of health benefits without costing you a single penny (so laughter is the best medicines in that respect, that it is free!). Aside from being safe, laughter lessens your chance of getting sick and allows you to enjoy life fully. So laugh hard and do it more often. “Even if there is nothing to laugh about, laugh on credit”.
  19. 19. THANK YOU
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