3 reasons why watching a comedy show is a good idea

A good comedy show makes you laugh as if you were a child. But that's not the only benefit; comedy shows can relieve stress, burn calories and improve your health. All the more reason to go and watch one tonight! 

Burn calories during a comedy show 

Your body burns calories while laughing. Studies have suggested that 10-15 minutes of laughing can burn about 50 calories. We burn approximately 1-4 lbs per year by laughing. Nice! 

Improve your sense of humor 

Humor can be learned. In fact, developing or refining your sense of humor may be easier than you think. You can start by learning from the best: comedians! They know how to tease a crowd and build a story. Learn by doing and own it. Find out what makes a joke funny and how you can use that when you tell a funny story. Practice makes perfect, so go ahead and start improving your sense of humor today!

Start learning: watch a sketch from comedian Dirk Denoyelle: 

Laughter is the best medicine 

Laughter really is the best medicine. Did you know that laughing reduces blood pressure, is a natural painkiller, treats schizophrenia, stimulates the brain and strengthens your immune system? Comedy has shown to maximize the benefits of laughing, which directly benefits your health! 

Comedy - and therefore laughing - can relieve stress. Are you having a stressful day at the office? Enjoy some comedy, live or on television, and relax! 

Positive vibes create a positive mindset, together with a happy feeling and personal satisfaction. Laughter can help lessen depression and anxiety and may make you feel happier. Laughter can ease pain by causing the body to produce its own natural painkillers

Now, what more do you need? Go find yourself a comedy show, enjoy the evening and live a happy, healthy life! 

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