Release Stress with Laughter

Laughter The Best Medicine

Have you ever heard that laughter is the best medicine? In modern society, fierce competition and socioeconomic interaction stress the quality of life, causing a negative influence on lawyers’ mental and physical health.

Laughter is a positive sensation and seems to be a useful and healthy way to overcome stress.

Getting things done when you are stressed, depressed, frustrated or anxious is tough.

You have difficulty getting going in the morning. Your concentration is less than optimal.

You may feel worn-out or be sleep-deprived

Statistics have shown that laughter therapy, as a non-pharmacological, alternative treatment, has a positive effect on mental health and the immune system.

In addition, laughter therapy does not require specialized preparations, such as suitable facilities and equipment, and it is easily accessible and acceptable.


Laughter can mitigate the effects of stress and depression. Laughter decreases serum levels of cortisol, epinephrine, and other hormones. Laughter can alter dopamine and serotonin activity.

Laughter is the expression of one’s joyful heart or feeling when their desire is satisfied. It can be a spontaneous expression of their emotions.

“Laughter is a pleasant feeling. Take a moment to briskly, and loudly, allow this natural phenomenon to happens…”


Laughter strengthens your immune system, boosts mood, diminishes pain, and protects you from the damaging effects of stress. Nothing works faster or more dependably to bring your mind and body back into balance than a good laugh. The benefits of laughter can be both physical and psychological.

Physiological benefits

1. Laughter exercises and relaxes muscles.

2. It improves respiration and stimulates circulation.

3. Decrease stress hormones and increases the immune system’s defenses.

4. Elevates pain threshold and tolerance.

5. Enhances mental functioning.

Psychological Benefits

1. Reduces stress, anxiety and counteracts systems of depression.

2. Elevates mood, self-esteem, hope, energy, and vigor.

3. Enhances memory and creative thinking.

4. Improves interpersonal interaction.

5. Increases friendliness and helpfulness.

6. Promotes psychological well-being and improves the quality of life.

With so many demands being placed on lawyers, one non-medical method of stress reduction is laughing and being in pleasant environments.

Laughter is a positive sensation and seems to be a useful and healthy way to overcome stress.

Laughter can mitigate the effects of stress by decreasing stress-making hormones found in the blood.

Feeling a little stressed, depressed, frustrated, or anxious, try a little humor and laughter.



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