Laughter helps people improve their coping skills
A good laughter causes the brain to release stress relieving endorphins which increases people’s ability to cope with stressful situations.
Laughter helps a person learn how to manage pain
Researchers at the University of Oxford found that laughter plays a significant role in increasing a person’s pain tolerance by encouraging the body to release the feel-good chemical endorphin.
Laughter provides another form of physical exercise
Laughing can actually be a form of exercise, too. Laughing exercises the diaphragm, shoulders and abdomen (however, don’t quit your gym membership in exchange for a “Laugh-your-self-into-great-shape” plan).
Laughter makes you more attractive
Research has shown that laughing increases your attractiveness. Not surprising research also shows that it’s easier for a person to “score” if the person is witty and funny.
Laughter helps reduce aggression
Laughter is said to be like a hypothetical knife that cuts tension from a room and allows people to relax. As laughter helps reduce the levels of stress hormones in the body and relax the muscles, it helps people become calmer and less aggressive.