Did you know….
-Laughter can reduce stress hormones
-Laughter boosts your immune system
-Laughter lowers your blood pressure
-Laughter can exercise certain muscles (diaphragm, abdominal, facial, neck, back, and leg.
Looking for a quick way to “work out”? Laugh! Did you know that laughing 100 times is equivalent to 15 minutes on an exercise bike or 10 minutes on a rowing machine? Amazing isn’t it?
Well Jersey -n-Needles have come up with some amusing ways to reduce your stress during the holidays or any other time during the year. (Some you may not want to try at home):
Jam 39 tiny marshmallows up your nose and try to sneeze them out.
When someone says, “have a nice day”, tell them you have other plans.
Pop some popcorn without putting the lid on.
Pay your electric bill in pennies.
Forget the diet center and send yourself a candy gram.
Bill your doctor for time spent in his waiting room.
Lie on your back eating celery using your navel as a salt dipper.
Stare at people through the lines of a fork and pretend they’re in jail.
Make up a language and ask people for directions.
See how many people are listed in the phone book with your last name. Call them and tell them you’re their long lost cousin.
Start a rumor and see if you recognize it when it comes back to you.
Put your toddler’s clothes on backwards and send them off to pre-school as if nothing was wrong
read the dictionary upside down and look for a secret message.
Make a list of things to do that you have already done.
Pay your MasterCard with your Visa.
Polish your car with earwax.
Drive to work in reverse.
Refresh yourself. Put your tongue on a cold steel guardrail.
Give yourself a pat on the back and affirm that you made it another day.