“The Power of Laughter” (re-blogged)

Another beautiful story I had read many years ago…maybe at the time when you had to “rent movies”… 🙂 So glad to have been able to read it again! Thank you!

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There is nothing better in the world than a nice, big laugh…a good belly-laugh. Laughing and smiling is an awesome remedy for the soul. It can brighten your day. It can turn a dark time into an enjoyable light. It’s funny how an individuals view of life can sometimes drastically change when they “take the frown and turn it upside-down.”

I recently came across the following story which demonstrates to us the wonderful power of the gift of laughter. It is my hope that this story might help someone who may be suffering some kind of hardship.


Many years  ago, Norman Cousins was diagnosed as “terminally ill”. He was given six months to live. His chance for recovery was 1 in 500.

He could see the worry, depression and anger in his life contributed to, and perhaps helped cause, his disease. He…

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Dear Amira

    Yes laughing is really healthy as we say and it is even contagious as this attached link will show. Have some good laughter with it, dear friend 🙂

    Thanks for sharing 🙂

    A great and peaceful Monday to you


  2. Ahhhh! dear Didi! I have tears rolling down my face!!! 🙂 🙂 😉 It truly is contagious, and it feels so good to laugh! Thank you so much for sharing and making my day! My smile still on!!!


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