Even if we don't feel like laughing, when we start by pretending, connect with other people and engage in childlike playfulness, the pretend laughter quickly transforms into real, deep hearty belly laughter
Cousins said that ten minutes of good belly laughter
gave him two hours of pain-free sleep.
"The giggles, belly laughter
(and a few tears) made me realise how much these lovely people have gone through and are still going through.
Nancy Rue, best-selling fiction author, says, "Like the true storyteller she is, Candy spins the funny scenes in a way that brings on the belly laughter
, sometimes in the midst of tears.
A good 10 minutes' belly laughter
- engaging the diaphragm - is equivalent to a 30-minute workout on a rowing machine or treadmill.
That is the history of all immigration - an acceptance that we need new skills leavened by continuing belly laughter
at, and leg-pulls of, all newcomers until they've shaken down.
I made the joyous discovery that 10 minutes of genuine belly laughter
had an anesthetic effect and would give me at least two hours of pain-free sleep ...
"I felt that Cameron, being the kind and sweet, supportive colleague she was, would have assured me I had nothing to worry about and that my legs were magnificent specimens, but she burst into spontaneous belly laughter
The loud outbursts of belly laughter
and, seconds later, sobs and accompanying cheeks soaked with tears, indicate the kind of swings in emotion you don't want exposed to strangers.
Well, I can inform Ms Hughes I have shown "Penrhiwllythau" to the very people it purports to embody and their reaction is slightly different to hers - ranging from bemusement to belly laughter
! I can well imagine how the "crachach" elite would rave at this sort of stunt, but it certainly does not wash where it really counts.
After last year's belly laughter
show Scouse Pacific I can't wait.
Even more important, acting happy, whether through deep belly laughter
or a simple smile, activates positive chemicals in the brain that keep us alert and physically healthy.
Diagnosed with a rare form or arthritis, Cousins "made the joyous discovery that 10 minutes of genuine belly laughter
had an anesthetic effect and would give me at least two hours of pain-free sleep.
Dieing through tales of marital woes and family travails, streams of tears mixing with belly laughter
, they could be extras in a Dixie Chicks music video.
With its non-stop bizarre twists and turns, this is guaranteed to induce full belly laughter
with it's hilarious and memorable scenes.