Relieving Work Related Stress with Humour Judy's 7 Ingredients for Living Well, that don't include tofu!

Stress is a major cause of most illnesses, and humour is an amazing way to relieve it. Harvard studies show that when you are stressed, your brain shrinks. However, when you laugh, you relax; and when you relax, you learn.

This hilarious and inspirational session explores seven stress-relieving ingredients: a positive attitude, perseverance, forgiveness, teamwork, family and friends, mental activity and physical activity.

Relieving Work Related Stress with Humour

Learning Objectives:

  • Appreciate the incredible medical benefits of humour
  • Find out how happiness is a mindset
  • Increase your chances of surviving a heart attack by five times and increase your lifespan and quality of life by laughing
  • Increase your brain’s reasoning and decision-making
  • Learn the surprising key to motivation and the most important gift you can give your child

Judy’s 7 Ingredients:

1. Positive Attitude

“A positive attitude may not solve all of your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make the effort worth it.”
Reader’s Digest Hern Albright

2. Perseverance

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt

3. Forgiveness

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.”
Louis B Smedes

4. Teamwork

“When you form a team, why do you try to form a team? Because teamwork builds trust and trust builds speed.”
Russel Honore

5. Family and Friends

“Families are like fudge. Mostly sweet- with a few nuts.” 
Anonymous

6. Mental Activity

“Man’s mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.” 
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

7. Physical Activity

“Know laughter is good. To do laughter is better. To be laughter is THE BEST.” 
Dr. Madan Kataria (Physician and Laughter Yoga Guru)

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