Just when you thought the benefits of laughter couldnâ€™t possibly get any better, just wait: it also burns calories. According to research out of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center , laughing for 10 to 15 minutes can burn between 10 to 40 calories per dayâ€”and even more if theyâ€™re those deep-in-the-belly laughs.
The NationalWorkplace happiness is a job for us allThe NationalIf we are not content in our work, it can be a huge blow to our mental and physical health. Painting pictures of smiley faces on walls and forcing employees to wear â€œHappy to helpâ€ badges is not a solution. In some cases, such measures might actually .
Human CapitalThis is why employers must take mental health seriouslyHuman CapitalSuzanne Deeming, co-founder of WorkScore, said the data clearly shows that having flexibility in working hours plays a role in the mental health of employees. â€œInterestingly though, reducing work hours to part-time or casual doesn’t affect happiness or .and more »
How Laughter Benefits Your Heart? – What Research Suggests? According to a latest study conducted by cardiologist laughter with active sense of humor can protect you from heart attacks.
My BusinessWhy support for workplace mental health is a no-brainerMy BusinessThis is more important than ever in the workplace, where mental health issues are prevalent, and where policies and practices can make a huge impact on not only the bottom line, but the health and happiness of individuals. Increase mental health .and more »
Psychology Today (blog)Can You Increase Your Mental Health by Laughing at Yourself?Psychology Today (blog)You might assume that how you view yourself affects your mental health – now, and in the future. . I’ve seen it throughout my decades of psychotherapeutic work with men and women, and now some empirical research provides evidence of it. It’s the .