According to the Mayo Clinic, laughter has both short term benefits and long term effects when it comes to reducing stress.
> Stimulates circulation
> Aids in muscle relaxation
> Increases oxygen intake
> Increases the release of endorphins
> Reduces physical symptoms of stress
> Boosts immune system
> Relieves pain
> Increases personal satisfaction
> Improves mood
Here are Mental Floss' 11 Scientific Benefits of Having a Laugh
According to Psychology Today, the benefits of laughter culminate in creating and fostering human connection.
And so, this little girl's face...