A good sense of humour benefits you in multiple ways. From enhancing your health and brain, to improving your social life and mood. Laughing and smiling may seem like insignificant activities but they are actually really important.

Let’s go through the advantages of having a sense of humour:

1. Improved Health

Laughing more reduces the frequency of becoming ill. Laughing strengthens your immune system and lowers your blood pressure too. That’s good for your brain and heart and could mean less money spent on medical expenses.

2. More Attractive

Who doesn’t like to laugh? People who laugh easily make us feel more comfortable and hence we’re drawn to them. The greater your sense of humour, the more funny people that will be drawn to you. Before you know it you’ll be laughing and smiling much more.

Smiling young man in swimming pool

3. Reduces Stress

We all experience stress. It’s an everyday occurrence for some. Sure there are numerous ways to relieve stress, but few feel as good as laughing. If you’ve got a good sense of humour, you’ll find more reasons to laugh. Stress can’t creep in when your happy.

4. Uplift your Mood

Laughing feels good. This positive feeling can last for hours if you let it. It can even redirect your focus from any negative thoughts you’re having and make you look at things in a more positive light.

5. Enhances Your Social Life

A sense of humour is vital in social interactions, whether you’re looking to make new friends or meet the partner of your dreams. Think about the most popular people you know. Are they upbeat and smiley? Or do they lack a sense of humour?

6. Beneficial To Others

Words and actions affect everyone. A bad mood can negatively affect others around you. A good mood, on the other hand, will have the opposite effect. So, why not let your smile and uplifting spirit make others feel good and happy.

7. Strengthens Relationships

Relationships also benefit from a sense of humour. Everyone likes to laugh after all. Laughing brings us together, making relationships stronger and harder to break. Introducing humour into any relationship you encounter, will definitely go towards making it last longer.

Happy African American Man & Woman Couple Drinking Wine

8. Increases Intelligence

Laughing stimulates your brain’s learning centres. This makes it easier to take in new information and retain it for future use. Understanding the information is also easier. By stimulating your learning centres on a regular basis you’re enhancing your abilities.

To Sum Up

Laughing isn’t just good for you, it’s great. Your sense of humour impacts numerous areas of your life and affects others around you too. It’s said that laughter is the best medicine, so utilise this.

Find the humour in your life and keep your mood light. There are no benefits from expecting the worst and following it through with a bad mood. Feel free to laugh more!

To your success

Paul

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