the best medicine

laughter is the best medicine

Laughing a lot is a very effective means of recovering from physical or mental injury. More generally, keeping a positive outlook on life will help combat negative emotions during hard times. I think the best thing for you right now would be to spend some time with people you can joke around with. Laughter is the best medicine, after all.
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the best ˈmedicine

the best way of improving a situation, especially of making you feel happier: Laughter is the best medicine.
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They always say that laughter is the best medicine.
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