Why Laughing With Others is so Powerfully Healing. Victoria Laughter News Feb 10, 2016

Why Laughing With Others is so Powerfully Healing:

 

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”

~Albert Schweitzer

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Will you join us tonight? Laughter Yoga at 6.45, Ingredients Health Food Store…2031 Store street just up from Capital Iron.

 

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Laughter to Boost Memory.

 

First, I must disclose that I do not believe in “age related memory loss.”

 

Blaming age for memory loss accelerates memory loss. In other words, we have been programmed to believe that our memories will get worse as we are.

 

We then become hypersensitive to any signs of memory loss.

 

For example, we walk into a room and forget why we did so…then blame it on age…get worried about it…and that worry translates into more memory lapses…which we notice and supports the theory…it becomes a vicious cycle.

 

The reality is we had memory lapses when we were young. We just never thought anything about it, so no trauma and we carried on.

 

Every indication is that we retain our faculties, on average, well into our 70s.

 

Having said all that, here is the article on memory loss and laughter.

 

Is laughter the best medicine for age-related memory loss?

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/276042.php

 

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Find the Victoria Laughter Yoga club closest to you: https://victorialaughteryogaclub.wordpress.com/laughter-schedule/

 

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FEATURE ARTICLE

Improve Your Life: 10 Things You Should Do Every Day

http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2012/05/what-10-things-should-you-do-every-day-to-imp/

 

 

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JUST FOR FUN

 

 

“Hilarity Brings Clarity.”

 

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“Laughter is too important to be left to chance. …”

 

All for now,

Love, Laughter and Smiles

 

 

 

Matti Anttila, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher,

Author of The Zen of Joy http://zenofjoy.com/
Victoria Laughter Yoga Clubs https://victorialaughteryogaclub.wordpress.com/
Laughter Yoga is the unique concept that we can laugh for no reason at all.
* Laughing is FUN

 

* We start out with laughter exercises

> That sends feel good hormones to the brain.

 

* We  intersperse with yoga type deep breathing

> That sends more oxygen to the brain and body
* We add child-like playfulness

> That opens up our creativity and intuition

 

* We do “Laughter Meditation”

> Unlike any other meditation, way fun

 

* We finish with some relaxation routines.

 

* Sessions are led by a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader.
>  Non-profit, non-religious, non-political.

 

* Free or by donation

> Don’t let money hold you back
1834C Oak Bay Avenue Victoria, BC, Canada V8R 0A4
250-477-8608

 

 

P.S.

 

Laughter is an Essential Nutrient. Get Your Daily Fix Here.

 

Free video: http://joyenergyandhealth.com/

 

You will see it on the right side of the page as the “Authentic Joy” video.

-Matti

 

 

 

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About Victoria Laughter Yoga Club

Victoria Laughter Yoga Club is affiliated with Dr. Madan Kataria's School of Laughter Yoga. We laugh: Just ‘cause: ☺It feels good ☺Fights cancer* ☺Conquers stress ☺Improves circulation ☺Smooths out wrinkles ☺Is efficient exercise** ☺Slows the aging process ☺Boosts immunity(fight colds) ☺Oxygen to brain=clear thinking * Dr. Otto Warburg, President, Institute of Cell Physiology, Nobel Prize Winner (twice) says: “Deep breathing techniques increase oxygen to the cells and are the most important factors in living a disease-free and energetic life. When cells get enough oxygen, cancer will not and cannot occur.” (My bolding) **Dr. W. Fry states that 10 minutes of hearty laughter is equal to 30 minutes or rowing or jogging.(Journal of General Psychology, 1938) Laughter Yoga goes beyond just laughter. Founder Dr. Madan Kataria has developed techniques to stimulate childlike playfulness, to adjust the aerobic and stretching component, and to promote emotional flow and release. Laughter Yoga can improve your physical health, release negative thoughts and emotions and get in touch with your spiritual nature. It helps us to develop an attitude of forgiveness, generosity, compassion and helpfulness while actively seeking the happiness of others. Combined, these principles can provide a powerful life-changing experience that we call the inner spirit of laughter. Laughter Yoga Clubs are non-political, non-religious, non-profit. There are a number of clubs in the Victoria area. Email for more info and current schedule:
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