Benefits of Laughter Yoga
Laughter Yoga benefits those people who are not sick and want to stay healthy and also for those who have some illness and want to speed the healing process. People come regularly to the laughter clubs because it helps them to stay fit. It strengthens the immune system helps prevent minor illnesses. Laughter Yoga is a good cardio workout. It increases blood circulation and relaxes the muscles. It is also helps control mild depression, reduces blood pressure, and may reduce symptoms of asthma, arthritis and help chronic illnesses like cancer. Stress is the number one killer and over 70 percent of illnesses are due to stress. Laughter Yoga is a single exercise routine which reduces physical, mental and emotional stress simultaneously and brings an emotional balance. People start to feel the benefits during the very first 10-15 minutes.
Your mood and attitude determines the quality of your life. Laughter Yoga has the power to change your mood within minutes by releasing chemicals from your brain called endorphins. When your mood is good, you will feel better and remain cheerful through out the day. Laughter Yoga also helps to develop a sense of humor and you will laugh more in real life. The more you laugh, the easier it becomes. You will begin to experience fewer negative thoughts, smile more and develop a more positive outlook.
Laughter Yoga is an economical, time saving and scientifically proven technique to reduce stress in the workplace. Science tells us that the brain needs 25% more oxygen than other body organs for optimal functioning. Laughter Yoga increases the net supply of oxygen which helps in optimal performance. One feels energized and fresh throughout the day and can work longer without getting as tired. Group laughter can create a happy and motivated workforce which includes a strong team building element.
For those in marketing and sales it enhances self-confidence and communication skills. In HR trainings Laughter Yoga is a very effective tool for increasing attention span during prolonged sessions. Also, laughing and playing promotes creativity.
The quality of life and life satisfaction does not depend on how much money, power, position and success you have in life, rather it depends on the number of good relationships we have with friends and family. Laughter is a fun and easy tool to connect with others.
After our basic survival needs are met, we need appreciation and acknowledge for our emotional development. Laughter clubs provide a rich social network for people who care about one another. This provides a sense of emotional security which aids good health.
Laughing in the Face of Challenges
In times of difficulty, it is not easy to remain calm. By embracing the essence of Laughter Yoga one can learn to handle most situations effectively without losing their composure. You will see the lighter side and develop a more positive mental attitude to help cope with negative situations and difficult people.