“Infants laugh almost from birth. In fact, people who are born blind and deaf still laugh. So we know it is not a learned behavior. Humans are hardwired for laughter.” says Steve Wilson, MA, CSP, a psychologist and laugh therapist.

What do sea monsters eat?

Fish and ships


A great study on laughter from Psychology Today reveals laughter is primarily generated by interacting with another person, emphasizing the importance of social interaction.  We may chuckle to ourselves when recognizing how silly our actions are, but the big laugh comes when another person does or says something which “tickles” our funny bone. We need other humans.

What did the horse say after it tripped?

Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t giddyup!


Edgar Watson Howe, American author, said, “If you don’t learn to laugh at trouble, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you’re old.” True, how many times in the aging process have Seniors been challenged with difficulty and then chuckled about how life could be much worse?

What did the drummer name her twin daughters?

Anna 1, Anna 2.


Laughter pushes fresh oxygen into hearts, lungs, and muscles. Brains release “happy” endorphins, and bodies release their own painkillers with a good chuckle. Remember laughing so hard it was almost impossible to catch your breath? Certainly your heart pounded and when the laughter subsided a feeling of calm developed. This reaction most likely was an outcome of laughter’s cardiac workout, momentarily decreasing stress. How enjoyable… your body received a break from the seriousness of life, and obstacles became easier to face with a positive attitude.

 Why can’t a nose be 12 inches long?

Because then it would be a foot.


Bridge to Better Living understands the seriousness of transitioning to Independent, Assisted, Memory Assisted, or Long-Term Care. We also realize success is found with the interaction of expert Transition Consultants (with smiles). Contact us when considering a move to Senior Living.


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