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10 things to Notice about people who laugh a lot

Updated on January 12, 2017

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★ツ 10 things I’ve noticed about people who laugh a lot from my personal experience.

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1) They don’t age quickly - they actually look younger than their age.

2) Attract a lot of positive energy. When we feel good, we emit a powerful frequency that attracts back more good things.

3) Don’t usually take things to heart. E.g If you offend them, they don’t keep Malice. They just let things go, no grudges. Easily forgive.

4) They will make you laugh even when you are sad. You just can’t help yourself. Sometimes, even when you have just had a good cry, when they come by, you’ll also have a very good laugh.

5) They are missed when they are not around. One day away from them would feel like one long week.

6) They are able to laugh at their mistakes and move on instead of being hard on themselves.As a teacher, if I write the wrong date on the white board in class and learners shout out to correct it. I smile and say “I was just checking you were all awake.”

7) Attract good opportunities first. They come to mind first. Example, for a nice new postion at work, or maybe someone has a holiday voucher / tickets they have no time to use. etc.

8) As they grow older, they have laughter lines – I don't call them wrinkles. (◕‿◕)

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"Disease can not live in a body that’s in a healthy emotional state. Your body is casting off millions of cells every second and it’s also creating millions of new cells at the same time."

Bob Proctor.

9) Tend to recover quickly from diseases. (Stress, bitterness, depression can actually make people develop tumours).

In the book “The Secret” by Rhonda Byrne. (The Chapter - The Secret to Health) Two people shared a story. They both had terminal diseases and one of the things they did was to watch very funny movies. Within months they were cured from their diseases. (They were Cathy Goodman and Norman Cousins). Our mind/thoughts are so powerful.

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10. There is one negative thing. It's not easy to tell when people who laugh a lot are hurting inside, as they cover up the pain with their laughter. So, we need to be very observant. Some people laugh a lot on the outside, but cry on the inside.

Overall, you can see that Laughter is definitely good for you! ٩(•̮̮̃•̃)۶

Food for Thought.

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      Anan Celeste 4 years ago from California

      I loved this article! Laughter is the epitome of health and well being. It really works! In this day and age, laughter is the best medicine for the worst of situations. Voted up And across the board. Oh, and shared too!

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      So very, very true!!!! I laugh a lot and as I get older I find it feels better to laugh!

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Anan Thanks - I like the way you put it. "Its the best medicine for the worst of situatons." Glad you stopped by.

      @Audrey - That's a lovely attitude and it makes people feel so young at heart. too. Best Wishes.

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      freecampingaussie 4 years ago from Southern Spain

      I enjoyed this as my husband & I laugh a lot . I have a laugh with people at work in the supermarket -Sad that some have no sense of humour . Found you hub hopping !

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      Melanie Chisnall 4 years ago from Cape Town, South Africa

      Life is so much more enjoyable when we laugh. Sometimes it's hard, and it's a daily practice for me - I've always been quite serious so sometimes it's quite challenging - but it makes the day and those moments so much better. It makes life worth living! Great list! Voted up - interesting - awesome :)

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      oceansider 4 years ago

      Very cute hub and I do agree that laughing is very good for you both physically and mentally.

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      So true... especially #10. Thank you

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      KT Banks 4 years ago from Texas

      Great hub, I voted up and across. I am starting to see my own laugh lines, but I don't care. They are definitely worth it, lol.

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      TheAveragePoet 4 years ago from Here and there.

      Lady E: you are so right on with this message. I try to start and end my day with a smile on my face. It makes the heart happy. Beautiful message.

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      Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

      Well said, Elena.

      Laughter is the BEST MEDICINE :)

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      jenbeach21 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I really enjoyed this hub. Voted up and shared!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Laughter everyday keeps the Doctor away..I really do believe that. I don't know about looking younger, but you sure feel younger. Great hub...

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      josiejossy 4 years ago from Nairobi Kenya

      Very true Lady E, laughter always makes you look gracefully, even when you hurting inside no one can tell, its the best remedy under all pressuring circumstances.... thnx for sharing your views....

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Freecamping - Oh thanks. I Hub hop once in a while but I think I should do it more often. Thanks for commenting and keep on spreading that sunshine.

      @Melchi - It certainly does make life more enjoyable. Lovely attitude. Thanks for sharing.

      @OceanSider - Thanks for stopping. Laughter is good medicine. Keep happy.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Mhatter Thanks. No 10 is a bit sad but if we are observant, we will see through it. Glad you stopped by.

      @KT Banks - I think laugh lines are attractive. They give a certain warmth to a face. Thanks for sharing, keep happy.

      @TheAveragePoet Thanks and I hope life continues to make you happy. Nice of you to drop by.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Ruchira - Hi Ruchira - it is the best medicine. May life keep you smiling. Best Wishes.

      @JenBeach - Thanks Jen, I am glad you enjoyed. Wishing you lots of happy moments in life.

      @AlwaysExploring - Hello Ruby, feeling young at heart is a healthy thing. I'm glad you stopped by. xx

      @Josie - Cheers Josie - Your words are so true. ~Good to see you again.

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      dinkan53 4 years ago from India

      "You don't stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing." -- Michael Pritchard This is a famous quote and i really enjoyed your writings. Always laugh as you can and it is one of the cheap medicine available. Voted and shared.

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      Sushmita 4 years ago from Kolkata, India

      Sweet hub. Most of the things you have said are very true. I have noticed the same. Laughter can put things back into perspective. Voted.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      They say laughter is great medicine and you hub proves it. I love to laugh and once I start, it's hard to stop. Voted up.

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      Michelle Liew 4 years ago from Singapore

      I love this. I'm determined to laugh a lot, Lady E, and the more positive you are, the better the things that happen to you!! Thanks for this wonderful hub! Sharing and tweeting.

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      Pamela Oglesby 4 years ago from United States

      I imagine this article was written a while ago, but for some reason you were no longer on my list of people to follow. This is a very good hub and so true. I love being around people that are lighthearted and laugh a lot. Awesome hub.

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      What a cute Hub! I love to hear people laugh. I was never a good laugher and I envy people who can do a good ole belly laugh. I am more of a giggler.

      I voted this UP, and will share.

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      Comfort Babatola 4 years ago from Bonaire, GA, USA

      Beautiful hub Lady_E! I absolutely, possitively agree with this a 100%.

      I laugh a lot. My kids even said the one reason they like hanging with me is that I always make them laugh and feel better no matter what.

      Growing up, I was surrounded by women who laugh a lot. My mom, aunts etc. The truth is I never thought of me that way until I heard it.

      And yes, I do have my pains, which I hardly talk about. And if I do talk about them, it's usually so I can help somebody bear their pain.

      I love #4, but from my experience of those who laugh a lot around me, I'll say that "They will make you laugh even when 'They' are sad".

      Voted Beautiful.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

      Wonderful discoveries. I agree with all points.

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      Crissylite 4 years ago

      Nice Hub! When I'm not in a good mood or not feeling well, I usually watch my favorite comedies for a good laugh. I love wathing old episodes of Frasier, Fresh Prince, and Mr. Bean.

      & hearty laughing is good for your abs too :)

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      tlmcgaa70 4 years ago from south dakota, usa

      its funny...i have always considered myself a fairly serious person, yet as i read your list it described me. when i am around others i tend to laugh more and people have always told me i have a beautiful, infectious laugh. they can't help but laugh with me. but it seems to take people to bring the laughter out of me. or my cats. i laugh a lot at them. i find this hub intriguing, because even though i knew the stuff, or at least some of it, i never thought it applied to me til i saw your list. very nice hub...voted up and shared.

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      Mahaveer Sanglikar 4 years ago from Pune, India

      Great observation. I hate the people who do not laugh.

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      jennzie 4 years ago from Lower Bucks County, PA

      I know that it is cliché, but laughter is definitely the best medicine. Voted up!

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      paulgc 4 years ago

      Very good Hub Lady E. I agree with Jennzie, laughter is the best medicine.

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      Sasha Kim 4 years ago

      So true ^_^ We could all stand to laugh a little more in our lives!

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Dinkan - Thanks Dinkan. I really like the quote you shared. Best Wishes.

      @SenShus - It does put things into persperctive. Thanks. I'm glad you stopped by.

      @teaches12345 - That's nice Diane. I like that. Thanks.:-)

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Midget8 - Hello Michelle. That's so true. Thanks for stopping by.

      @Pamela - Thanks Pamela. I love being around such people too. Their laughter is infectious.

      @Mary615 - Hi Mary.... Giggling / laughing / smiling it's all positive. Thanks for sharing that. :-)

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Comfort - Thanks for sharing your experience. You are from a family full of sunshine then. The end part of your comment was very touching and so true. Keep laughing and as you do, life will get tired of upsetting you. :-)

      @Vinaya - Thanks for stopping. Glad you liked it.

      @Crissylite - Aaawh... that's nice. How could we keep a straight face while watching Mr Bean, Fresh Prince or even Some Mothers do have 'em....? lol. Thanks for sharing.

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      flashmakeit 4 years ago from usa

      I have a lot of fun when I laugh at something funny. Laughter makes me forget my worries and that is some good medicine. Hahaha, lol, giggles and more :) Thanks for the cheerful hub.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @tlmgaa70 - Nice to read your comment. I wish I could hear your laugh. lol. I bet you are one of those people that, just remembering your laugh would make a person laugh again. :-)

      @jainismus Me too. Why keep a straight face all the time. :-)

      @Jennzie - It really is the best medicine. After reading the science of how it works in the body, hopefully people will appreciate it more and laugh more. I only read those stories of Miraculous Cures in "The Secret" this month. Cheers. :-)

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @PaulGC - It truly is Paul and I know you have a lot of laughter Genes because I always have something to smile/laugh about when reading your Hubs or Comments. :-)

      @MamaKim - We could but sometimes when life is tough, we need someone to remind us to still find time to laugh. Good to see you... thanks.

      @flashmakeit - Aaaawh... that's so nice to know that it makes you forget your worries. Keep happy, lovely lady.

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      acaetnna 4 years ago from Guildford

      Wow - laughter is such a tonic. I love it when I am in stitches from sheer exhaustion of laughter. I love to laugh with my man. Great hub as always.

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      Suzette Walker 4 years ago from Taos, NM

      Very good points you make here. I enjoyed reading this article. Well done and well written.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Acetnna Hi, "stitches" is definitely the way to describe it. Keep laughing. Thanks and Best Wishes.

      @Suzette Thanks. I am glad you enjoyed it.

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      Dennis L. Page 4 years ago from New York/Pennsylvania border

      Voted up, useful, awesome and interesting. I am happy to report that I am a proud smiler and someone who laughs many times throughout the day. My wife tells everyone that having me around has her waking up to laughter and going to bed still laughing. I think it is better to laugh than cry and I really do practice what I preach. "The Secret" is on the end table by my chair and I refer to it often. I'm reminded of a local kids TV show when I was a child. The hostess would always start with, "Remember, a smile is the magic key to the wonderful Magic Toy Shop." If more of us could just look at life as a magic toy shop and smile more this would certainly be a better world.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @PagesVoice - Hello Dennis, I enjoyed reading your comment and will share the words of that TV Hostess with kids I teach. So Beautiful. It's even better for kids to have the habit and take it into adulthood. (so many Teens live in depression these days)

      Lovely of you to stop by. Thanks and Best Wishes.

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      Linda Cassini 4 years ago from Las Vegas NV

      Agreed and Proven !!! Smiles..give one to one who has not... :)

      thanks for reminding some and invigorating others :)

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      Thanks Linda. I'm glad you stopped by.

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      anglnwu 4 years ago

      Laughing on the outside, crying on the inside--that will be me--haha. Great observations and I agree, laughter makes everything better. Shared 'cos it's so darn good.

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      Kalpana Iyer 4 years ago from India

      Loved going through this! I personally like being around people who are positive and who laugh a lot. It's irritating when people whine about anything and everything and I try to stay away from such people as far as possible. Personally, I have a very scary laugh so I am not sure whether I freak out people or give them a positive vibe!

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      Alma Cabase 4 years ago from Philippines

      Want to read something to laugh about? Early this morning, my mother rushed to wake me up saying she won a million dollars! Of course I was totally shocked. She then got my hand, led me to the computer and pointed on an ad. I can't stop laughing. I love my mom but moments like that never fail to give me a laugh. Well, she laughed with me after knowing all about it.

      This hub is really great and inspiring!

      Good day and God bless!

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      georgescifo 4 years ago from India

      Laughing is the best medicine to make you stay healthy and live longer..

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      Adrienne F Manson 4 years ago from Atlanta

      Lady_E awesome hub! I love to laugh, and I really enjoy making everyone else around me laugh. Thanks so much for sharing the benefits of something that really come natural for me. My family say I am just to much because I keep 'em laughing. Now I really have the information I did not have before on why laughing will keep younger, love that benefit.

      Keep writing Lady E, thanks for sharing with the HP community!

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Anglnwu - Aaaawh.... thanks Angeline. I hope life brings lots of inner smiles your way. Take care and thanks for sharing.

      @Divacratus - I love your attitude and would like to hear your laugh. lol. You must be one of those lovely people that when you tell a joke. First your friends laugh at the joke, then they can't stop laughing because they are laughing at your laugh. :) Thanks for stopping.

      @Alma - Aaaawh... thanks for sharing that beautiful story. I like it and I am glad you stopped by.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Georgescifo - It certainly is good medicine. Thanks for taking the time to stop by.

      @Addriene2 - I like that. Your friends/family and Colleagues would always love you around. They would never have a dull moment around you. Wishing you lots of good things, to make you continue to smile in life. Thanks.

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      Alecia Murphy 4 years ago from Wilmington, North Carolina

      I love to laugh and I don't care what else could be going on in my life- there's nothing that laughter can't heal. And I love this list! Voted up, awesome, and interesting!

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Alecia

      That's good to know. Laughter definitely makes life easier. Thanks for stopping by. :-)

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      Support Med. 4 years ago from Michigan

      Hello Lady_E - Love this hub! The toddler laughing is priceless!! Yes, laughing helps keep us free from ill health. Good tactic you use towards your students - must make sure they are awake, LOL!! Have a great day!!!!!

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      Hello Support Med

      I am glad you enjoyed it. Hope life continues to give you lots to smile and laugh about. Best Wishes. x

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      Honey Halley 4 years ago from Illinois

      Good advice to help anyone realize why they need to laugh more! Thanks for sharing. I will put your link on my facebook page to share this.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      Aaawh... thanks HoneyBB. I appreciate that.

      Lovely of you to stop by. :-)

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      Shining Irish Eyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Ahhhh - a good laugh - it's my favorite pass time.

      Just recently a few friends and I were discussing our thoughts on plastic surgery. Although there are far too many places on me that even a plastic surgeon can't help, the one characteristic I wouldn't change are the laugh lines around the corners of my eyes.

      Great hub

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      Hello Shiningirisheyes - That's nice to know. Those lines give a natural, lovely look. I'm glad you stopped by. Thanks.

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      H C Palting 4 years ago from East Coast

      Nine great reasons to laugh and one great reason to care enough about someone other than yourself.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      Thanks Express10

      So, lovely of you to stop by.

      Best wishes.

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      lovedoctor926 4 years ago

      this is very true. I laugh a lot even when I'm a little buzzed. voting up!

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      Hello LoveDoctor - that's good to know. Keep smiling.

      Happy Hols...

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      Lissette 4 years ago from Central Florida

      Refreshing and useful. I wish this for so many who can't seem to do it...

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @MomsSecret - Thanks MomsSecret - I wish this for them too.

      Lovely of you to stop by. :-)

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      acaetnna 4 years ago from Guildford

      We all need to laugh a great deal more. I always feel so much better when I have had great laugh! Great hub - thank you!!!

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      Hi Acaetnna - that's nice to know and I hope you laugh all through the festive season too. Thanks. ;-)

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      Maya Anna 4 years ago from U S

      Laughing is one of the best deed of this world because in this stress world no one can laugh ar more time ... that's why i like your post,,,

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      bingskee 4 years ago from Quezon City, Philippines

      Hi, Lady_E! laughter is a therapy to me though it's a challenge to laugh at your own mistakes.

      A friend jested: It's okay to laugh a lot but avoid laughing alone because people might mistake you as crazy. :D

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @mayaana Thanks so much. Sorry for the late response. It didn't indicate a comment was waiting. Keep smiling....

      @Bingskee Oh... keep laughing. As you noted, it's therapy. I don't take myself seriously and laugh at myself too. Thanks for stopping.

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      Michael John Mele 4 years ago from Seffner, Florida

      Great hub...and you are so right...laughing is great for the soul. I try to laugh as often as possible...it just makes you feel good.

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      Alfreta Sailor 4 years ago from Southern California

      Loved it. You are so right on all points. I can identify with most of them, especially #6. Very good and upbuilding hub. Vote up, awesome and interesting.

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      MissJamieD 4 years ago from Minnes-O-ta

      I'm not saying this in a boastful manner whatsoever because I dislike bragging, but I live my life this way. Good job on this hub, you are so right!! I fall into nearly every one of the categories above. Although I can't speak for every category because I am not sure that I'm the first person someone thinks of for a job position, but the rest I relate to. I love to laugh, If I'm in a bad mood I watch stand-up comedians just so that I laugh. I'm almost always happy in life and I portray that in public. People like to be around me for the most part because I'm positive and happy. Don't get me wrong I have my days, but I try to be happy and positive. After all, you only live once:)

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Michael - Thanks so much. May life give you more to laugh about.

      @FastFreta - Hello, I am glad you enjoyed it. Good to see you again.

      @Miss Jamie - Thanks. It's nice that you radiate sunshine and of course we all have our days, but I'm sure you snap out of a "cloudy day" quickly.... and don't stay there all day. :-)

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      MissJamieD 4 years ago from Minnes-O-ta

      You're right Lady E. People often ask me how I can get over things so quickly. I've always been like that. Sometimes to a fault. But I don't want to waste a minute of my short life on this earth, using my energies that should be used for happiness. I forgive quickly and easily because that's what I expect from others if I make a trivial mistake.

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      Dan Barfield 4 years ago from Gloucestershire, England, UK

      What a fantastically positive article!! Love it!! I have the honour of being engaged to one of the funniest people I've ever come across. We spend half our time giggling like kids :)

      I have also noticed the effect she has on other people and it makes me so proud it hurts. Whenever she walks into a room, you can see the smiles breaking out everywhere. She is a ray of positive energy that lightens hearts and minds.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @MissJamie - Thanks again. That's so lovely. If only everyone could be like that. :-)

      @Dan Barfield - That's beautiful. I love it when Adults have fun like kids and laugh so much like them. It keeps you happy, young and attracts good karma too. You're gonna marry a beautiful Angel. Best Wishes.

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      Marvin Parke 4 years ago from Jamaica

      I laugh a lot, so I like this.

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Love this! I remember laughing so hard with my two friends that we used to have to walk away and hide! haha! that office picture was similar to what it was like in our office, constant hysterics! still miss it now!

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @rasta1 - Good medicine for your health. Thanks. :-)

      @Nell Rose - It's nice when you have days like that in the office. You actually look forward to going to work everyday. Thanks. :-)

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      lovedoctor926 4 years ago

      You make very good points. It's true, laughter does attract positive energy and people seem to want to be around you more. It's also true that those who tend to laugh a lot may be trying to disguise their pain and I also agree with the quote about the kindest hearts are usually those that have suffered pain

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      I love this hub! Thanks to rasta1 for sharing it on FB. Laughter indeed is the best medicine and nothing beats it.

      I like the energy here. Great hub!

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @LoveDoctor..... See, that's why your name is Love Doctor. :-)

      I'm so glad you understand and I always wonder why many people with hearts of gold go through so much pain. Anyway, so lovely of you to stop by. Wishing you lots of smiles. Thanks

      @CrisSp - Aaawh ... thanks for taking time to open it on Facebook and big thanks to Rasta1 too for sharing. May life give you lots to smile about.

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      Jools99 4 years ago from North-East UK

      What a great idea for a hub! I do like a good laugh so I hope all of this is true :o)

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      torrilynn 4 years ago

      lady_e, i never stopped to think about people who laugh a lot and what that might actually mean. thanks for this hub. voted up.

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      Sharal-Barboza 4 years ago

      Hey lady.e, I'm told that I laugh a lot and I can actually relate to every point you've made. This hub is awesome and it felt like you were describing me... Thanks for a great hub. Voted up :)

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Jools99 - That's awesome. Keep merry... Thanks.

      @Torrilynn - Aaawh... I'm glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for stopping.

      @Sharal-Barboza - Lol. Wow..... that's interesting to read. I'm smiling away while typing this response. :-)

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      HLPhoenix 4 years ago

      One of my favorite topics... how a good laugh can keep you going, no matter what is going on around you. It is so true that those who laugh a lot are those one wants to be around most... and every one of your points rang true to me. I loved this Hub, voted up and sharing.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @HLPhoenix - Thanks. I'm glad you enjoyed it and can relate to it. Keep smiling.... :-)

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      jravity1 4 years ago from bellevue, MI

      I do a lot of things... It feels good to laugh...especially because....life... and stuff.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      So True Jravity and I hope life keeps you smiling.

      Thanks.

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      MissSingle00 4 years ago

      Smile & Laugh a lot, I do that and It's all good!!!

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      That's lovely Miss Singleoo. Thanks for stopping.

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      David McKenzie 4 years ago from Canada

      Youth laugh a lot more than adults do. If adults laughs a lot it can make them look younger as adults subconsciously associate lots of laughter with being young.

      Laughter is good for stress relief and people who laugh a lot tend to be easy going so they accumulate less stress than the average person.

      These are two possible explanations for why people who laugh a lot tend to look younger.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Superfly - I totally agree with you. Laughter does make you take life lightly (easy going) as you noted.

      Thanks for stopping. Keep happy.

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      maria sial 4 years ago from united kingdom

      Love your article .... it makes me laugh actually because its so true and pics you have attached are also amazing rated up and sharing

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      Thanks so much Maria,

      It's so nice of you to stop by.

      Regards, Elena.

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      Karen Szklany Gault 4 years ago from New England

      Hey Lady Elena ~ enjoyed this hub. Love the picture of all of the office workers laughing! Very important to keep those endorphins flowing....because they can save your life, can't they? :0)

      Voted Up, up, up and shared!

      Have a giggly day! :0)

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      Hello SeaFarer

      I'm glad you enjoyed the Hub. We definitely need to keep the endorphins flowing. Have a giggly day too. :-)

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Great hub, I feel happy after reading this. Laughter definitely is good for everyone.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @Vellur

      Thanks Vellur. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

      Keep smiling. :-)

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      Many thanks for stopping Vishakha.

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      Marie Ryan 4 years ago from Andalusia, Spain

      I loved this article about laughter and really subscribe to it......even as I was reading it, it was putting a smile on my face. I hope to be a person that laughs a lot.

      I often watch old style comedy programmes on T.V. and really enjoy watching all the family join in with a great guffaw!

      I think laughter can really bring us together. A sense of humour is a great thing and needs to be nurtured and developed. Perhaps if you stop laughing you get out of practice!

      Thanks for making me think about this!

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @MarieRyan

      Thanks Marie. It really does need to be nurtured and brings people together, breaking any ice. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

      Keep smiling. :-)

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      sagar nandwani 3 years ago

      I love your sense of humour .. i wish i could inject jokes into my posts too but my niche just doesn't cut it ..

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      Elena 3 years ago from London, UK

      @Sagar

      Thanks a lot for your kind comment.

      Best wishes.

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      Ben Blackwell 3 years ago

      This is a pretty cool article. It's good that you put rule #10 in there as well as a sort of reminder.

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      Alen Ostovic 3 years ago from Croatia

      I laugh a lot, I have no idea if it feels good or bad, cause I laugh all the time... even when it's not funny hahaha (you see what I'm talking about).

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      Audrey Howitt 3 years ago from California

      I find your observations to be true--and yes, people who laugh often don't show their pain--

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      Nell 3 years ago from Netherlands

      Ooops now that's just me ! :)

      I am 19 but my friends they don't even recognize me after a holiday break. lol ! :D

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      Rebecca Mealey 3 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      What an awesome Hub. This sure gives meaning to "laughter is the best medicine. " Thanks!

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Great hub and so true about the person being missed from the group and laughing makes me feel great.

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      georgescifo 3 years ago from India

      really a great hub point some valuable information. I also agree with the fact and laughing can really keep you going healthy and happy.

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      Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Lady....Powerful! I couldn't agree more! I grew up in a home of laughter......our Dad being a born comedian. My sister and I could make each other laugh like no one else......and we both have adult children who have inherited the laughter gene.

      Your points are so accurate.....I know, because I live my life this way as well.

      There is plenty of time and enough circumstances that can cause us sadness and tears. They come in life....without invitation. So we feel the pain and get through the trials and sorrow.....holding on to those we love.

      When the darkness fades and life must go on......we cannot allow grief to consume us and steal precious moments that remain.

      Happiness, smiles, love and laughter......better than any medicine or a dozen kinds of therapy!!!!....UP+++ tweeted & pinned.

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      Elena 3 years ago from London, UK

      @georgescf - Thanks. I am glad you enjoyed it.

      @fpjher48 - Thanks for your lovely comment. Wow.... a home of laughter. I like that you can identify with the Hub too. Cheers.

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      Michelle Scoggins 2 years ago from Fresno, CA

      Hi Lady E. Laughter is great, I try to indulge whenever possible. I find that it does help to not hold grudges and see the light side of things. Thanks. Voted up

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      Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Lady E....Very timely that this hub of yours has shown up in my thread today......Just this past Sat & Sun, I had 2 family reunions.....my maternal side and then my paternal side. They were both one laugh fest after another. I'm telling you, people from outside our family, we're pretty sure, think we are a gang of air heads......and please understand we couldn't care less about that.

      We feel no need to explain that in fact, we are all sane, well-educated, proper when necessary......but we KNOW how and when to have fun.

      The thing is.....for the first half of our lives we loved to laugh and be happy and now.....we reminisce about all those past good times and laugh even harder.

      We've had more than our share of sorrows, hurdles and trauma.....those times cannot be avoided. The way we see it I guess, that's all the more reason to embrace our share of FUN...

      At the close of the reunion from my mother's side of the family.....we all went down to the beach and formed a circle......we read off the list of all of our departed & much loved family members......and sent off a Japanese Lantern into the sky........hugged and kissed one another Good-Bye while smiling and wiping away tears.

      That's what I call wonderful memories..........

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      Simo 2 years ago from London

      Hello, I can recognize me in lot of points. I smile and laught a lot also if I cry inside...I think is both a good and bad thing! This article is so true and lovely, I agree to everything and it make me smile :)!

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      Elena 2 years ago from London, UK

      @mdscoggins Thanks so much for stopping by. Keep smiling. :-)

      @fpherj48 Thanks for sharing your beautiful story.

      Sweet memories. :-) Best wishes.

      @Blanca82 I am glad you stopped by. Thanks :-)

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      Julie K Henderson 2 years ago

      I agree with all your observations. I love it when people can make me laugh. I've one friend I virtually never fail to laugh with when we are together, and she is very special to me for this and other reasons. Well done.

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      Fay Favored 2 years ago from USA

      I agree with your list. Laughter gets me through the day. There isn't a day that my husband and I don't laugh. Like the Bible says, laughter does good like a medicine.

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      Elena 2 years ago from London, UK

      @Julie Thank you. There is never a dull moment with such a friend around.

      @Favored Thank you. It truly is good medicine. Brings out the best in the body.

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      Julie K Henderson 2 years ago

      You are welcome.

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      lindacee 2 years ago from Arizona

      Great Hub, Lady_E! Nothing better for the soul than a good, hearty laugh. This is a great reminder to do it often and with gusto! Thanks!

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      Elena 2 years ago from London, UK

      @Linday Thank you Linda.

      Hope life keeps you smiling.

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      Word 2 years ago from Chicago

      Beautiful ideas, I'm so inspired. Thanks!

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      Elena 24 months ago from London, UK

      Thanks Word55 - Glad you enjoyed it.

      Best Wishes. :-)

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      Mona Sabalones Gonzalez 21 months ago from Philippines

      I love the idea of calling wrinkles laughter lines:). No need for botox. Also, No. 10 is very true. Wonderful article.

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      Elena 21 months ago from London, UK

      Thanks so much GrandOldLady....

      (Salamat as they say in Philippines)

      Best Wishes.

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