Get happy and beat stress with a class in Laughter Yoga

THE impact that stress can have on a person’s life is no laughing matter. But when it comes to improving our mental health, it turns out laughter really is the best medicine.

“We are born with laughter as a mechanism to deal with stress, but are educated out of it,” said Jo-Dee Walmsley, who bears the impressive job title of Global Laughter Ambassador. “We have to make sure we bring back that child-like sense of playfulness.

Taken at the Great Canadian Laghing Championships, Toronto, Nov. 10, 2013.
Photo © Kevin Patrick Robbins.

For the full story, see the 10 May edition

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