If you find the title of this article laughable, good! That is the intention of a new therapy aimed at improving our health. Scientists have discovered that laughing has much the same effect as exercise does— that of raising beneficial chemicalneurotransmitters called endorphins.
In fact, Norman Cousins, laughed himself into feeling better even though he had severe arthritis. How? He watched Marx Brothers movies.
So if laughter is so good for our health, why do adults only laugh about fifteen times a day, whereas kids laugh about four hundred times a day?Maybe because as adults, we take life too seriously. But let’s see if we can change that.