Laughter is a by-product of joy, connection and friendship. It’s a result of having time for stories, memories and personal connections. Laughter is a result of play, fun, and joy filled lives. Laughter helps balance the workload, the tough issues and the disappointments.
Give yourself permission to enjoy life. Smile. Laugh. Have fun with those around you. It’s a decision we make to be happy.
Memorize a joke. Tell a funny story that happened to you. Think back to something funny that happened in the past week or so. Find humor in everyday life. Be a great audience for someone else’s story and laugh. Decide to smile and / or laugh more than usual today.
A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22 ESV
A glad heart makes a cheerful face, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is crushed. Proverbs 15:13 ESV
“Peace begins with a smile..” ― Mother Teresa
“If we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane.” ― Robert Frost
“I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t laugh.” ― Maya Angelou