Laugh, It's Good for You

Have a laugh to boost mood and immunity, as well as alleviate pain and stress. Of course, you don't have to wait for April Fools' either.

10 Ways to Feel Closer to Loved Ones

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Want to feel more connected with your friends, kids and partner? First, cut out any negatives you do like criticizing or getting irritable. Then check out how much love and laughter, smiles and support you have been offering.

Why We Laugh, and Why We Need To

By Rob Kendall
Research into perhaps the oldest form of communication.

Can Smiling Make Us Happy?

By Seth Slater M.F.A.
How facial expressions influence our moods

16 Therapeutic Tweets

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Observe, reflect, jot, share.

Do You Love Your Shoes Too Much?

By Donna Barstow
What would your therapist say about this?

Are you Changing to Please Yourself or Someone Else?

By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D.
No matter where you are in life, you are okay. Really.

8 Ways to Make Your Life More Fun

By Stephanie A. Sarkis Ph.D.
Learn how to keep from holding yourself back.

Attributes of a Mother—The Good, the Bad, and the Funny

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Mothers evoke awe, love, laughter, and controversy.

Does Everyone Really Love a Joker? (Does Anyone?)

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Research highlights the pros and cons of joking around.

How Do You Force Someone to Be Nice?

By Donna Barstow
One good way is to send them to therapy. Then they're someone else's problem.

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?"

Love Connections: A Duchenne Smile and Gratitude

By Rita Watson MPH
Smiles are predictors from IQs to marital success, but are they real or faked?

Humor as Medicine: 20 Quotations about Health

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

The Fastest Way to Get Over It

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Forgive, forget, move on. Because life is incredibly short

10 Essential Humor Lessons

By Gina Barreca Ph.D.
Tragedy is easy--comedy is hard. Here are 10 ways to better understand humor.

Good In Bed: Funny Men Give More Orgasms

By Gil Greengross Ph.D.
Women with humorous partners experience more and stronger orgasms

Laugh Your Way to a Six Pack (Mentally and Physically)

By Susanna M. Halonen MAPP
You'll be surprised how many benefits laughing has.

How to Find a Husband if You Only Have 60 Seconds

By Eric Haseltine Ph.D.
You can indeed judge a book by its cover.