There are many different ways to laugh. Obviously I wasn't cracking jokes and expecting everyone to have a good time, but sharing a funny memory helped relieve the enormous sense of loss momentarily. When the sadness is so huge, laughing is a welcome release.
Dwelling on sad feelings only makes you feel worse. Crying is necessary to express your emotions, but I prefer to cry alone, and really let everything out. If you try to make others feel better by sharing humour, you feel better yourself.
Looking back and remembering the times you laughed out loud helps you through days which are proving a challenge. It's possible to change your perspective very quickly once you keep your eyes open for funny incidents in everyday situations.
Here is a compilation of lots of research confirming laughter is the best medicine, plus funny videos to guarantee you will laugh.
The wonderful release of laughing so hard is the best way I know to cry!
These cats show how you can release tension, stop feeling stuck, and be free to really enjoy all that life has to offer. Z Point can achieve this for you, no matter what your issue, in a matter of minutes. I've shared many sessions of giggling and laughing ... after beginning with a very serious concern.
"I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person." - Audrey Hepburn