Have a Laugh

Humor can save your life. A good chuckle is good for your heart, relieves stress, and mends relationships, among many other benefits. So laugh, or at least fake it 'til you make it.

The Sexy Side of Funny

By Gil Greengross Ph.D.
Why jokes are so seductive.

What Is Humor, Anyway?

By Peter McGraw Ph.D.
Can—and should—humor be explained once and for all?

Activity, Sex, Laughter and Meditation Are Stress Relief Secrets

By Rita Watson MPH
The mantra of the manageable stress movement: "I'm stressed. Aren't we all?"

Depression: No Laughing Matter--Or Is It?

By Victoria Maxwell
Can Humor Cure Depression?

Creating Cartoons Is No Joke

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
How do cartoonists come up with those ideas, anyway?

Lubricate with Laughter

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
There's integrity in humor because true laughter can't be forced

Laughter—Certain Types—Can Be the Best Medicine

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Cheer yourself up to break free of stress.

Humor as Medicine: 20 Quotations about Health

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Humorous thoughts on living with illness.

Meditation: A Beginner's Guide to Lifelong Transformation

By Robert Puff Ph.D.
Follow these easy steps to make meditation a daily part of your life.

Humor as the Antidote for Failing and Choking

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
When things go wrong, a good joke can save you.