If you ask the question, "What is the meaning of it?", you will feel meaningless. And when meaninglessness is felt, one will be bored. Animals are not bored. Trees are not bored. Rocks are not bored. They never ask what the meaning and purpose of life is. They never ask; so they never feel it […]
"This is worth considering. It is significant. The first thing to understand is that except for man, no animal is capable of laughter. So laughter shows a very high peak in the evolution of life. If you go out on the street and see a buffalo laughing, you will be scared to death. And if […]
I’d love to share some of the spontaneous magic that happens on stage when I invite folks from the crowd to come up on stage and dance with me in this show, but you are just going to have to come out and experience it for yourself.
Laughter yoga is used for relaxation as well as relieving pain. “When I have a really good laughter session, I feel more present and I feel way less pain and stress. … [Laughter is] way more effective than taking an Ibuprophen.” Ms. Dattner believes.
Yoki Kamuras goal is to measure laughter and to make the measuring device as small as a mobile phone and sell it as a health and amusement device. So at the doctor’s office, along with weighing you, taking your blood pressure and temperature, they could also measure your aH!
Doctor to man in office, “Ok John, turn your head and laugh.”
Here’s a little sample of what I’ve been up to in my creative life. I’ll be performing this show Eat, Pray, Laugh! in San Francisco January 20th, 2010 to February 24th each week with kirtan singer Mirabai.
A recent study suggests that animals from rats to monkeys partake in joy and laughter that very much resembles a humans joy and laughter. Monkeys chase eachother and pant in ways that resemble a humans laugh, even rats, as they play chirp in ways that resemble our very own giggles. They actually found that–no joke–rats might be into Sid Caesar.
Sophie Scott, a neuroscientist at the University College London, has found that laughter is contagious! Of course you and I already know that, but now it's been backed up by a real academic study. Scott says that the sound of laughter triggers the brain to ready our facial muscles to laugh ourselves. Researchers measures brain […]