Past ODU-ILR EVENT Old Dominion University- Institute for Learning in Retirement Published July 16, 2012 by SHELLIE FRADDIN PRESS RELEASE ODU (Old Dominion University) , ILR Division (The Institute for Learning in Retirement) , Norfolk, VA is presenting a 2hr course by Dr. Shellie Gretah Fraddin, Ph.D., entitled, LAUGH FOR THE HEALTH OF IT!! MONDAY JULY 16, 2012 WHERE: PRIME PLUS NORFOLK SENIOR CENTER, 7366 NEWPORT AVE, NORFOLK, VA Course Description: What do Dr. Norman Cousins, Dr. Patch Adams and Dr. Laurence J Peter have in common? They all believe in the healing power of ‘LAUGHTER “, to increase release of endorphins, reduce stress, strengthen immune system, moderate pain and exercise the lungs. This class is both experiential and educational.
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Why is Laughter Healthy?
physiological and psychological benefits
increases/develops your sense of humor
limbers up body, mind and spirit
enhances your perception of serious life events
laughter is contagious
used as meditation instead of medication
You’ll leave this workshop happier, more energetic and have improved LAUGHTER skills.
Children and babies laugh naturally more than 400x/day
Adults laugh about 7x/day if they focus on it
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