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Happy World Laughter Day

World Laughter Day 2011 LogoMake sure you enjoy a long laugh today: Laughter is good for you and it’s officially World Laughter Day. If you want to know about the health benefits of laughing, check out Albert Nerenberg’s serious, but fun, documentary Laughology.

The founder of laughter yoga and the man who started the worldwide craze, Dr. Madan Kataria, has this message for you:

My Dear Laughter Friends,

World Laughter Day is customarily celebrated on the first Sunday of May every year. This year on 1st of May, thousands of people in more than 70 countries will laugh together to promote peace and harmony in the midst of natural disasters, global unrest, violence and terrorism, all of which has disrupted the tranquility of our planet – mother earth. It is also a day committed to spread the message of good health and joy through laughter.

Every year millions of dollars are being spent on maintaining health as stress levels are steadily increasing and the cost of health care has become a great concern for people at large and governments all over the world.

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The Great Union Square Laugh-In

The Great Union Square Laugh-In that was held in New York City this past Saturday, September 25, had participants falling over with laughter. Doug Collins, the man with the most contagious laugh, made a guest appearance as one of many unique laughers. The event was inspired by the filmmaker Albert Nerenberg's latest documentary, Laughology. The film discusses the benefits of laughter in our daily lives and the ever growing practice of Laughter Yoga. With the participation of various NYC laugh groups, onlookers were drawn towards the fun and encouraged to join in.
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