3 for Thursday: Health and Fitness Tips
I’m not sure where the saying “if I were not laughing, I’d be crying” come from, or exactly what it means, but it must stem from the pain relieving effects of laughing. According to Robin Dunbar, an evolutionary psychologist at Oxford, the physical act of laughing, the simple muscular exertions involved in producing the familiar ha, ha, ha, he said, trigger an increase in endorphins, the brain chemicals known for their feel-good effect. So the next time you are suffering from pain and want to cry, find something to make you laugh, like funny movies, old times, or funny friends.
Habitual everyday postures can lead to many aches and pains. Improving your awareness of the postures you assume throughout the day can really help how you feel. Read about how everyday postures can affect you.
We all know that exercise and physical activities are good for us. This article provides some insight in how to get more active and the power of everyday exercise.
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