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Updated on June 12, 2012


Did I ever mention how important laughing is? Most people know me by my serious side, but I am a prankster at heart. Truth is, I like making people happy. This is a collection of video clips that I found on Youtube. If you find a few minutes, you have to watch these videos. At the least, you will leave with a big smile on your face! I truly hope this makes your day.


Many of the friends that I talk to and communicate with on Hubpages are always online. We are always writing an article or reading someone's work. For those of you that view writing as a job, it leaves very little time for play. Most of us that write have full time jobs or full time responsibilities. At the end of the day, stress can pile up.

Although most of us are sitting in front of a screen all day, working online can be very stressful. Some articles can take hours to write, if not longer. Between the writing and research, it can even take days. Writing an article can be stressful. If your throw in the stress at home and work, it can be a daunting task.

Stress can take a huge toll on the body, physically, mentally, and emotionally. In order to avoid stress, we must do things that take our minds off everyday life. You need to try and find that special happy place. You may find it in a hobby, a walk, fishing, or by watching funny videos. You know what makes you happy, don't put it on the back burner! Your overall happiness, when positive, can add time to your life. At the least, it won't take any time off.

Stress can cause several different health issues, such as high blood pressure, panic attacks, headaches or migraines, and heart complications. We are always going to have stressful moments, there is no way to hide from it. You can find healthy ways to deal with though. You don't have to let stress control your moods! Find what makes you happy and escape. Once you practice these methods, it will become natural to you. Best wishes.


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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia

      HBN, LOL! They truly would make a great commercial. That actually is a great idea. You know what, your right about the grooms. I never realized that many pass out either. 3 or 4 of them really hit their heads pretty hard. I bet they felt pretty bad on their honeymoon:) Glad you liked it and many thanks. See you soon.

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      Gail Sobotkin 5 years ago from South Carolina

      Loved the video. Those head over falls would make a great commercial promoting the use of helmets on playgrounds and when riding bikes or on roller skates or blades.

      Didn't realize, however, that so many grooms passed out at the alter. Perhaps helmets should be mandatory at weddings! (Just kidding of course!).

      Thanks for starting my day with a good laugh.

      I also liked how you wove in the facts about stress and the stress of writing itself.

      Voted up across the board. You did a great job on this hub.

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia











      Thank you all for your comments, votes, and time. I hope you all were able to clear your mind, if only for a few minutes. I am glad you all read the importance of laughter. Sorry for the late reply, put in 82 hours this week. Thank you all:)

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      Sueswan 5 years ago

      Hi Ricky

      We need more laughter and less stress in our lives.

      Thanks for sharing.

      Voted up and awesome.

      Take care :)

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      I loved the video, very funny - yes laughing makes you feel good!

      Many thanks and voted up

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      Rosemary Sadler 5 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Voting up, funny and awesome.

      Ironic when you think about it, us laughing and relieving our stress at the expense of someone else’s stress. Aren’t we a rotten lot. Lol

      Loved the video and still laughing.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Very odd thing, but I'm not seeing any of the videos. Instead, there's just a large blank space where the videos should be.

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      dinkan53 5 years ago from India

      Smiles are great investments: the more you collect, the better you feel. Enjoyed the video. Rated as interesting.

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      sligobay 5 years ago from east of the equator

      Laughter is the best potion to ease the strain of stress. Thanks for the belly laughs.

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      Thomas Silvia 5 years ago from Massachusetts

      Yes i feel much better now that i read your hub and watch the video,well done !

      Vote up and more !!!

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      Shining Irish Eyes 5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      You are so right! There are so many rewards to laughter. Great hub as I am a huge promoter of humor!!! Never get enough.

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      angie ashbourne 5 years ago

      Hi! Funny, I enjoyed your hub. :-) Angie

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      BeyondMax 5 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Yeah, stress is such a haunting feature of our lives, gotta find the way out =)

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      Ruby Jean Richert 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I LOL watching the video..Thank's I needed a good laugh...

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia

      Writer20, thanks for taking the time to comment and vote:) LOL Take care.

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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      I guess people don't learn to well on you tube.

      You've written some interesting pieces on stress which is helpful.

      Voted up uesful and very interesting, Joyce.