Laughter Is a Good Medicine

Discussion in 'Positive Thinking and Inspirational Quotes' started by hangininthere, Apr 22, 2015.

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  1. hangininthere

    hangininthere Well-Known Member

    True story about me.

    When I was early elementary school age, the Baptist church on the corner rounded us neighborhood kids up for Vacation Bible School one summer.

    I proudly told my Grandma "I'm going to the West Hill Bathless Church!"


    Anecdote from the Reader's Digest:

    My 50-something friend Nancy and I decided to introduce her mother to the magic of the Internet.

    Our first move was to access the popular "Ask Jeeves" site, and we told her it could answer any question she had.

    Nancy's mother was very skeptical until Nancy said, "It's true, Mom. Think of something to ask it."

    As I sat with fingers poised over the keyboard, Nancy's mother thought a minute, then responded, "How is Aunt Helen feeling?"

    --Catherine Burns


    "At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities."

    - Jean Houston
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  2. peterprk

    peterprk Member

    Laughter is good for health.
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  3. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Hi Patti

    Pretty funny story about the Bathless Church. Especially since they practice Baptism
    by full immersion.

    Nancy's mother is a classic case of someone who didn't have the full concept explained
    to her. I just read a book about "The Wimpy Kid" by Jeff Kinney. Our young hero
    was trying to do the same thing with a Magic 8 Ball.

    Hi Peter, Welcome to the Board.

  4. Alyssa21

    Alyssa21 Member

    Laughter is good for health.
    So keep laughing..
  5. hangininthere

    hangininthere Well-Known Member

  6. wyzandrea

    wyzandrea Member

    Do you like laughing?
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    hangininthere Well-Known Member

  8. hangininthere

    hangininthere Well-Known Member

    "Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded."
    -Yogi Berra

    "The future ain't what it used to be."
    -Yogi Berra

    Someone asked Yogi "What time is it?" Yogi replied "You mean now?"

    His sayings actually made sense, too, hahaha.
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  9. yes agreed laughter is the best medicine to relieve is short and hence one should always try to be happy everytime
  10. hangininthere

    hangininthere Well-Known Member

  11. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Hi Kids

    Here are three jokes from Garrison Keillor's radio show.

    When Ole's son Torvald won a gold medal at the Olympics, Ole was so proud he
    had it bronzed.

    What's the difference between a Norskie and a canoe.
    Answer: A canoe will sometimes tip.

    Sven went all out and bought Lena a piano for her birthday. A couple weeks
    later he took the piano back to the store and brought home a clarinet. "Vell,"
    he said, "Vit a clarinet at least she von't sing."

    And From "Introduction to Musical Instruments":

    How to wind up with a million dollars: start with two million and open an
    accordion store.

    Definition of a gentleman: a guy who can play the bagpipes and doesn't.

  12. HAHAA, like the post :)
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  13. hangininthere

    hangininthere Well-Known Member

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    hangininthere Well-Known Member

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  16. anajoy

    anajoy Member

    Funny thing, in Dubai's parks they used to have "laughter classes". A group of people would sit in a circle and looking at each other, started laughing for no reason. Their laughter was so contagious, you just could not stop laughing. We all need this..
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  20. dealsmachine

    dealsmachine Member

    I agree thanks for sharing ;)
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