The importance of laughter

Did you know laughing is good for you? We share a collection of secret stories, cheeky tales and inspiring ways to bring more fun into your time-out

Day-to-day life can get hectic and it’s easy to forget the simple things, such as a bit of humour. Laughing is the perfect way to indulge in a bit of me-time and just be happy.

While laughing is obviously fun, did you know it’s actually good for you? Laughter has many benefits, from strengthening relationships to improving your mental – and physical – wellbeing. By taking some time in your day to laugh, you’ll come out feeling less stress, anxiety and even pain. According to the Mayo Clinic, laughter can also stimulate organs, improve your immune system and soothe tension.

Laughter is also a great way to get your fill of happy hormones. It can increase endorphins, dopamine, oxytocin, melotonin and serotonin. A good laugh is also known to suppress the stress hormone cortisol – a great bonus!

So, not only does laughing leave you feeling happy and healthy, but it can also help you face stressful situations head on with a good attitude.

With this in mind, make a velvety smooth Moccona café-style coffee, sit back and read on for some good giggles.

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