Updated: Apr 11
Does laughter have an effect on our lives? Yes and a very positive impact, we need more of it… We always naturally feeling better laughing, when the 'Two Determined Chicks' are together, our laughter quota is through the roof, we always come away from our get-togethers feeling like we can conquer any issues that come our way. There are several benefits to humour and laughter," explained Gurinder S. Bains, a PhD candidate at Loma Linda University, who co-authored the study. "Older adults need to have a better quality of life. Incorporating time to laugh, through social interaction with friends, enjoying exercise in a group setting, or even watching 20 minutes of humour on TV daily, can enhance your learning ability and delayed recall."
Humour is a great way to give our brains a good workout. A good laugh can be a highly developed mental exercise that trains us to approach ageing and the ideas of ageing in different, inventive ways. Researchers say that even the lowly pun requires the brain to shift perspective.
Laughter needs to happen on a daily basis, life can be tough at times, but you do need to find something in your day, a funny quote, a funny video, a person to say hi to that brings a smile, a laugh to your day,
A few funnies to bring laughter to your day …. "An elderly couple are in church. The wife leans over and whispers to her husband, "I just let out a long, silent fart. What should I do?" The husband replies, "First off, replace the batteries in your hearing aid!" "My friend thinks he is smart. He told me an onion is the only food that makes you cry, so I threw a coconut at his face."
When life gets you down or feels like it is a bit too much, join our forum and share your troubles, we are here to help as many women as possible realise their potential to all that they can be, one day, one step at a time, it is never too late and you are never too old. Two Determined Chicks … XX