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Do you see the humor in life? Do you laugh a lot?

  1. Jynzly profile image73
    Jynzlyposted 5 years ago

    Do you see the humor in life? Do you laugh a lot?

    "Laughter is the best medicine" do you agree? why?

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  2. HarmonyLinn profile image61
    HarmonyLinnposted 5 years ago

    Absolutely!  I laugh all of the time, which can be bad because I am a cackler.  I will joke with anyone unless they have no sense of humor, which freaks me out.  I also tend to laugh at inappropriate times because of the way that someone said something.  When that happens, I have to explain that it wasn't what was said--sometimes it is all in the delivery.  If you can't laugh at the screwed up stuff in life, then I don't think that you can be truly happy.

    Great question!

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      HarmonyLinn, am smiling while reading your answer; I can't imagine myself not laughing in a day whether being with friends or alone reading something or watching TV or seeing birds and things in nature that are spectacular for me in a given time.

  3. lindalou1963 profile image76
    lindalou1963posted 5 years ago

    I laugh all the time! My daughter makes fun of me because I laugh at my own jokes. But you can't go without laughing... I just can't imagine being a grump all the time.

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Am happy for you lindalou1963, spontaneous laughing lightens our day. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Larf-A-Lot profile image60
    Larf-A-Lotposted 5 years ago

    Oh yes yes yes I agreeeeee hehehehe that's why my name's larf-a-lot!

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hehe, obviously.

  5. MichaelJohnMele profile image73
    MichaelJohnMeleposted 5 years ago

    Yes I do...just look at my hubs. I love to laugh, and to help others laugh too...what a great feeling. I can be serious when need be, but if I have a choice I'm joking around and laughing at every little thing.

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I know the feeling, laughing  a lot helps strengthen any relationship, serious or passing. Keep it up er... hehe...more.

    2. MichaelJohnMele profile image73
      MichaelJohnMeleposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Go on with your badself freak-a-leak. I love it.

    3. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hehe..hehe...exactly

    4. MichaelJohnMele profile image73
      MichaelJohnMeleposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You rock...such a great attitude and a wonderful sense of humor.

    5. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hahahahahahaha...am actually laughing... it makes my day to laugh, I don't question why...any way am alone, nobody sees me and nobody would say am crazy...hehe.

    6. MichaelJohnMele profile image73
      MichaelJohnMeleposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Who cares if people think you're crazy...have at it girl...don't hold back. I'm laughing like a crazed hyena as I type this...of course the woman on the elevator with me doesn't think it's too funny...but oh well.

    7. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hehehehehehe....hahahahahhahah....

  6. Globetrekkermel profile image77
    Globetrekkermelposted 5 years ago

    Absolutely.......LAUGH NOT LOVE makes the world go round.... laugh(not apple)  everyday keeps the doctor away,LOL! Laugh is the antidote of a boring civilization,LOL
    One can never underestimate the benefits of laughing.

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Wow! That's new to me;  well-said, I can't help but agree. Laughter is the sweetest and most uplifting feeling.

  7. Emmyboy profile image83
    Emmyboyposted 5 years ago

    No. I don't laugh all the time. Sometimes, you may tend to find out that there are not enough reasons to laugh most especially when one is concerned with the problems that seem to bedevil us in this life and also the glaring pains and difficulties that people pass through everyday just to survive.

    But that being said, I still try a lot to look out for humor everywhere and I make the effort to find one or two reasons to smile all the time.

    That is why I am smiling at you in this my profile picture...

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That is a good comment. To each his own hence I ask; it's good to hear  opposing ideas. Some people laugh a lot, just like me and some don't but we are all children of this Universe. Be happy and have a merry heart, try it and see the difference.

  8. Miller2232 profile image62
    Miller2232posted 5 years ago

    Laughter is indeed the best medicine. You got to laugh at yourself sometimes because if you don't, you'll end up taking yourself too serious.

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Exactly, and there are a lot of serious things within ourselves that are oftentimes confusing, so better laugh them off with friends and love ones or with something else and let the merry heart carry us through...its magic.

    2. lupine profile image73
      lupineposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, sometimes you just have to laugh at yourself...what can you do? Better to laugh than cry, right?

  9. Bruce A. Beaudet profile image82
    Bruce A. Beaudetposted 5 years ago

    Of course it is the best medicine.  Have you ever seen a sick hyena?

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I have not seen even a healthy one but I think I can laugh when I see one.

  10. Nellieanna profile image81
    Nellieannaposted 5 years ago

    I laugh a lot - which is weird because I live alone.  When something occurs to me that's funny I just burst out laughing all by myself.  (Of course I laugh in company, too).  Laughing is fun  & makes prettier wrinkles than frowning.   My parents laughed a lot and loved humor.  As Mother said, "Laugh and the world laughs with you.  Cry and you cry alone."  - not claiming it as original but a good take on it all.  Dad would read something funny, laugh out loud, saying, "This is rich!" -  & he'd call for Mother to come share it.  Nice.
    Good question, jynzly!

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That's a very sensible thought about laughter, reminds me of my Dad's funny stories too. "Pretty wrinkles" yes that did me, I absolutely agree with that. My husband often comments on my laughter wrinkles on my nose, he says it's pretty. hehe...

    2. catgypsy profile image78
      catgypsyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Nellieanna, I LOVE your "makes prettier wrinkles than frowning" remark! So true, but I never thought of that!

  11. iiimusicfreak27 profile image60
    iiimusicfreak27posted 5 years ago

    Laughter is the best! Makes the saddest day a little better c:

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You're perfectly right iiimusic...hehe, even your username makes me smile.

  12. anatomynotes profile image97
    anatomynotesposted 5 years ago

    I do agree. I do like to find a reason to laugh everyday. Even faking a laugh has the same positive effect on the body as a real laugh. That is why some people do 'laughter yoga'.

    Laughter helps reduce stress hormones. When you are constantly in stressful situations, your immune system may become sluggish. Laughing is one way of boosting your immune system.

    I wrote a hub a few days ago on ways to boost the immune system. Laughter was one of them.

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Wow! Faking laughter is one of the games I start  with my twins grandchildren. Whenever we meet or call our greeting is a fake laughter and that triggers real and resounding series of laughter. Happiness is contagious and laughter is the best vehicle

    2. lupine profile image73
      lupineposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I have heard of laughter yoga here too. I do believe it helps in all the ways you mentioned. I know I feel better when I laugh. Do it for health!

  13. TToombs08 profile image75
    TToombs08posted 5 years ago

    Indeed! I try to find the humor in almost every situation. And I prefer to write humor...I love to share a smile and a laugh. big_smile

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That's a perfect attitude. Sharing smile and laughter is actually like planting good seeds that would yield products to live happily for the rest of our existence.

  14. ZAS profile image60
    ZASposted 5 years ago

    It takes a pretty good joke to get me to laugh out loud, and if I don’t think it is funny, I’m not willing to do the fake laugh (so that I can be the brunt of everyone  else’s jokes, because surely I would not be good at it). I am very particular about what I find humorous. That being said, I find humor all over the place! And I laugh my head off often, so there’s no excuse for anyone not to do the same, it is out there everywhere waiting or your enjoyment.

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That's a very honest statement. I laugh spontaneously so when I see others laughing without me knowing what they are laughing at then I would still laugh, not for their reasons but for seeing them happy.

  15. Lady_E profile image74
    Lady_Eposted 5 years ago

    I do laugh a lot and joke a lot too. If ever I feel down, I watch some comedy or funny recordings. Laughter releases a very good hormone in us. (I can't remember the name. lol,) but it truly does. :-)

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Two hormones beta-endorphins and HGH-human growth hormone help prevent cancer by increasing the strength of the immunity system and reduce stress  hormones, according to study. These benefits of laughing go with a balanced social and financial life.

  16. cjpooja26 profile image65
    cjpooja26posted 5 years ago

    Yes it is the best medicine I love to laugh and make people around me laugh. If you laugh you will feel better and relaxed.

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You are perfectly right. Science and research proved it.

    2. lupine profile image73
      lupineposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I agree, you will have more friends around you because they want to feel better too. It's no fun being around a grumpy person.

  17. Neinahpets profile image87
    Neinahpetsposted 5 years ago

    I think if we didn't find the fun in life there would be a lot of over-stressed people in the world who eventually snap.  ...more than there are already, I mean.  Hah.

    Take this' quote for example (one of my favorites):  “Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.” ― George Gordon Byron   
    It is so very true!  If you laugh and keep happy you are less likely to fall sick and let your body tear you down.

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I agree with you 100%

    2. lupine profile image73
      lupineposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I agree too. Best of all, laughing is free and has only positive side effects.

  18. catgypsy profile image78
    catgypsyposted 5 years ago

    Without laughter and humor in your life, you're sunk! I try to find the humor in things and do laugh a lot. Luckily, the people in my life are the same way, so we help each other see the funny side of bad situations.

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes. We can consider ourselves lucky if we have people around laughing with us. The benefits we get from laughing cannot be under estimated.

  19. Agnes Penn profile image81
    Agnes Pennposted 5 years ago

    Honest laughter is so attractive.  A smile and laughter can unburden a troubled heart.  I love to have people's minds relax and rest for a little while with a laugh about my flops, jokes and smiles.

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, some people have talents to make others laugh.

  20. moonfairy profile image80
    moonfairyposted 5 years ago

    Yes, I see the humor in life and I do laugh a lot.....especially at myself!!

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That is a very commendable attitude. If only more and more people can see the "fortune" that laughter eventually brings into our lives then there would be less sufferings and broken hearts.

  21. lupine profile image73
    lupineposted 5 years ago

    Yes, I always try to find the humor in a situation, good or bad. I used to get very upset when something bad happened and found myself in a bad mood and had problems with health...which I didn't like. (depression and stress can kill you). So I decided to find the humor and laugh because things will happen anyway...I would rather laugh than cry! Sometimes I can't stop laughing, I make other people laugh too, it helps put them in a better mood and forget their problems for a little while. Have you heard of laughing yoga? I heard if you laugh, it's like doing yoga, helps keep you healthy.

    1. Jynzly profile image73
      Jynzlyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      lupine,
      That's right, sometimes life seems unbearable and our mood fluctuates yet in spite of that, we can still choose to laugh if we want to.

 
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