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  • 5 Stages of Going from Loss to Laughter
    Joan Rivers wants us to laugh
    When I was doing research for my book, Learning to Laugh When You Feel Like Crying: Embracing Life After Loss, I asked a number of people how they wanted to be remembered after they were gone.Most said that they wanted people to remember the...
  • No Joke - A Devotion
    No Joke - A Devotion
    John 15:10-11 (NKJV)If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love, just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and abide in His love. These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full.I...
  • Laughter is the Best Medicine: Benefits of belly laughter
    Laughter is the Best Medicine: Benefits of belly laughter
    Learn how to relax and decrease stress in your life. Uncontrolled stress can lead to depression and otherhealth problems.Here are ways to relax: read a book or magazine,exercise, walk your dog, meditate,attend yoga class, watch your favorite TV...
  • Turkey's PM said women ‘laughter’ #kahkaha in public is ‘moral corruption’
    Turkey's PM said women ‘laughter’ #kahkaha in public is ‘moral corruption’
    Turkey's Deputy Prime MinisterBülent Arınçgave a speech that reeked of chauvinistic notes after he madecomments that women should not laugh in public because it might be a sign that she is happy in her love life. It was reported today that he...
  • Losing Weight with Laughter
    Losing Weight with Laughter
    Many of us tend to gain a few extra pounds from time to time. Then we make a resolution to diet but that often doesn't work. But do not despair, laughter is here. Exercising your sense of humor can actually help you shed those extra pounds...
  • Laughter Boosts Stress and Memory
    Laughter Boosts Memory and Reduces Stress
    We’ve all heard the adage that laughter is the best medicine. Now researchers at Loma Linda University in California found that laughter can improve memory by reducing the stress hormone cortisol.It is a well-known fact that stress can...
  • Comedian Jerry Lewis knows a thing or two about happiness, laughter and life
    Comedian Jerry Lewis knows a thing or two about happiness, laughter and life
    Comedian Jerry Lewis knows a thing or two about happiness, laughter, and life.“One of the 5 most recognizable people in the world,” according to Newsweek magazine, Lewis was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1977 for his efforts...
  • Happy World Laughter Day: Laughter really is the best medicine
    Happy World Laughter Day: Laughter really is the best medicine
    When is the last time you laughed? Not just a little snicker or a weak giggle, but a real, honest-to-goodness laugh-out-loud laugh? Has it been a while? Let’s be honest – many of us are over-worked, underpaid and just plain stressed...
  • Laughter provides some serious medicine
    Laughter provides some serious medicine
    It has long been said that, “laughter is the best medicine.’ Now a new study by psychosomatic medicine specialist Lee Berk of Loma Linda University’s school of medicine in California claims that truly joyous laughter &ldquo...
  • Relax this weekend: Attend Mike Epps' comedy show in Austin, Texas May 2
    Relax this weekend: Attend Mike Epps' comedy show in Austin, Texas May 2
    Learn how to relax and decrease stress in your life. Uncontrolled stress can lead to depression and otherhealth problems.Here are ways to relax: read a book or magazine,listen to a funny comedian, walk, meditate,attend yoga class, watch your...
  • This weekend April 11-13: Hang around positive people
    This weekend April 11-13: Hang around positive people
    This weekend, avoid interacting with negative people.Here are reasons to hang around positive people: theymake you smile when you are feeling sad, uplift you when you are feeling down, motivate you to reach your goals, bring out the best in you,...
  • April: The month for humor & laughter
    April: The month for humor & laughter
    In the beginning, God made a man and a woman and set them on earth.Then the man and woman looked at each other and burst out laughing.-African mythMaybe it’s because is National Humor Month. Maybe it’s because it has a day devoted to...
  • April is National Humor Month: Watch Steve Harvey host 'Family Feud' daily
    April is National Humor Month: Watch Steve Harvey host 'Family Feud' daily
    Learn how to manage and decrease stress in your life. Uncontrolled stress can lead to depression and other health problems.Here are ways to de-stress after a long day: read abook or magazine, exercise, listen to a funny comedian, walk, meditate,...
  • Hair of the Corn Dog
    Book Excerpt: Hair of the Corn Dog by A.K. Turner
    HAIR OF THE CORN DOG, by A.K. Turner, Fever Streak Press, 222 pp., $9.85.In the latest laugh-out-loud confessional from A.K. Turner's "Tales of Imperfection" series, the author of This Little Piggy Went to the Liquor Store and Mommy...
  • The fun church.
    Sweet laughter: God is fun!
    In a commentary posted March 24 on Religion News Service, writer Jonathan Merritt boils down the focus of Christian author/professor Leonard Sweet’s new book: “pleasing God doesn’t have to be such hard work. It should be fun....