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Old 10-13-06, 09:16 AM   #11
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I personally; have to LMAO every time I look at myself. :shock: I can't get this darn mask off! :P :lol:

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yeah i think laughing helps you out some...i get a kick out of people saying that when you are nervouse...picture everyone in there underwear...sorry..cant do that...
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Old 10-15-06, 07:12 AM   #13
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I'm a card carrying member of the "Laughing Fool" club. I break up constantly and love it!

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Old 10-15-06, 11:23 AM   #14
 
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This is an excellent treatment to use for healing ones body!

When Dr Norman Cousins was dying from Heart or Cancer, I cannot remember which, he decided to use laughter and diet as his treatment protocol.

He never allowed himself to be sad or negative.... he watched only comedys all day and night....re-runs of the Three Stooges, Marx brother etc... he was totally healed in I believe it was 3 months and went on to write a book about the healing power of laughter and he incorporated it into his practice, diet, exercise and laughter.........no watching the news, newspapers......no stress...
No sugar, refined food, no white flour, no red dyes, no food that has a bunceh of chemical in it that you cannot promounce. :D
Whole, healthy foods, brown rice, whole grain breads and pasta, fruits , veggies... each person found what part of the diet fit their needs.

I love to laugh........Even if I am in pain if I see a funny movie. it helps , the other thing is inspiring up lifing movies... when I am down I will watch something like Rudy...... :D
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Old 10-15-06, 11:52 AM   #15
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Sometimes I laugh so hard I can barely breathe...it's great! One of the ironies of my life is that I have very sensitive lungs, and I've had bronchitis and walking pneumonia several times...now, when I laugh really, really hard, I start coughing. So for a while I was being very careful not to laugh...but that just made my life a lot less interesting...yes, laughter is the best medicine of all. I like to watch comedies.
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oh definatly laughter does help but don't forget your problems will always be there

you can't laugh your problems away

great things to watch is french and saunders taking the mick out of films it is so funny. go on youtube and type french and saunders and you'll find loads there are so funny especially the titantic spoof and harry potter i couldn't stop laughing at them from thinking of them it so helps to laugh once in a while because when you laugh you naturally relese indorphins into your brain that make you happier
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Old 10-27-06, 07:54 AM   #17
 
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I love comedies but don't laugh even at funny parts. Scrubs is the on;y show that I can laugh at and even then its not very much :(
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Laughter can help sometimes but not always. It depends how sad I feel. When I am really down, I don't want to laugh, and if I do happen to laugh a little or chuckle, it can hurt inside, and that's no help.
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As soon as I stop laughing I just feel depressed again :(
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LAughter is definitely the best thing for depression.
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