(Ch. 12) Health & Humor

Laugh for the Health of It … Did you know?15_darth_breathing

  1. Humor and Laughing is healthy. It has been proven that laughter can actually heal the sick.
  2. Laughter is a Natural Tension Reducer.
  3. Laughter is considered internal jogging -it exercises your lungs and stimulates your cardiovascular system.
  4. Laughter serves as a pain-blocking agent. It distracts attention from pain. It creates (endorphins) and physical changes.


The Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor (AATH) was founded in 1988 by a group of healthcare professionals, primarily nurses. AATH is a non-profit professional organization that advances the understanding and application of humor and laughter for their positive benefits.


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