There is denying the fact that¬† the modern daily life is very stressful. Everyone is looking for a solution to relive them of stress. As the old saying goes – Laughter is the best medicine.¬† So, laughter can also help us to wind down the contradictory effects of stress and negative thoughts.
Laughter Yoga utilizes the body-mind approach. It involves a series of yogic exercises which induces laughter.¬† It brings laughter from the heart which gives you pure joy. Just as we go to the gym for physical exercise, a laughter yoga session like gym for the soul.¬† The pioneer of the movement, Dr. Kataria,¬† got this idea from a branch of yoga – Hasya Yoga.
A Laughter Yoga session does not depend on¬† jokes or humor. It¬† involves psycho-social¬† and playful techniques to arouse laughter in a group
These exercises are playful and value-based, thus inciting the participant to feel more excited and enthusiastic. The end result is that the inner spirit of laughter is realized, leading to hearty, aerobic belly laughter with all the attendant benefits. It links the mind-body-soul together in an integrated manner through yogic breathing and other yogic exercises.
Laughter adds more joy into our lives. You may begin laughing alone anywhere anytime. You have to decide to laugh. When you have decided to laugh feel happy about it. You may start by laughing every time you take a shower! Just tell yourself all the time that you are in good mood and also try and sing happy songs. You may also join laughter clubs where you will laugh along with a group and group laughter sessions can be fun!