Tag Archives: laughter

Top 5 must-sees at this year’s LaughFest

In its fourth year, LaughFest promises even more belly laughs at the 10-day festival, spanning March 6th to March 16th. As laughter provides positive benefits to your health, LaughFest aims to highlight those benefits and bring the community together in…

4th Annual LaughFest returns to Grand Rapids with big names to benefit Gilda’s Club

LaughFest in Grand Rapids kicks off in just less than two months, from March 6 to March 16th across West Michigan. The lineup features big names like Jim Gaffigan, Chris Rock, Lily Tomlin and Jay Leno. Tickets are now on…

Cancer Awareness

Did you hear the one about laughter being good for your health?

Yes, it’s true.  Laughter may not necessarily be the best medicine, but some hearty guffaws can do a lot more to keep you healthy than you might think. There’s even a field of study, called gelotology (“gelos” is Greek for…

Wellness at Work

 

Looking to make a difference? Make a life saving one

Many of us know someone who has, or is currently battling cancer and we feel helpless. We find ourselves wishing there was something we could do to support them. There is a way, and one that you may not have…

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Is laughter really the best medicine?

What do you call a pig that knows karate? A pork chop! Ha! Corniness aside, a silly joke or a ‘punny’ pun can do more for your health than just causing a chuckle and creating a smile. Research on the…

#WellnessWeds: Do You Take Advantage of Laugh Therapy?

Who doesn’t love a good laugh? Laughing – especially a really good belly laugh – is one of my favorite things to do. I always feel refreshed and even a little taxed – in a good way – after a…

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