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2013PETS阅读:你不知道9个好处I
Laughter is a powerful (and free!) medicine that you’re not taking enough of. Sharing a genuine laugh with a friend or co-worker can be enough to brighten our day, no matter how down-and-out we feel. Laughter is a stress-reducer, immunity-booster, heart-helper, and confidence-builder. Read on to learn more about the surprising benefits of humor.
笑是疗效最好的药(且免费),怎么用也不会够。无论我们感觉自己的情绪有多么低落,和朋友或同事分享一下快乐的笑声足以让我们开心一整天。笑是减压器,笑是免疫助推器,笑是心脏辅助器,笑是自信生成器。阅读下文来多了解一下幽默带给我们的惊人好处。



1. Laughter stimulates your full body.
笑刺激全身肌肉

“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
“我喜欢别人逗我笑,老实说我最喜欢笑,笑能治百病,对于我们每个人,笑可谓是最重要的。”—奥黛丽·赫本

Feeling exhausted? A laugh can provide you with a full-body wake-up call that will help you feel energized and refreshed. Laughing will boost your oxygen intake and release endorphins, the feel-good hormones that make you happy.
感觉疲惫不堪?笑可以叫醒全身肌肉的活力让你感觉精力充沛、神清气爽。笑会增加氧的摄入量并释放多巴胺,这是一种让人感觉良好的荷尔蒙,让人感觉开心快乐。

2. Laughter makes you feel better.
笑让人感觉心情舒畅

“Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.” — Charlie Chaplin
“笑是补药,是缓解和终止痛苦的灵药。”—查理·卓别林

Have you ever been super stressed at work or school, maybe because everyone is being mean today or you have an exam coming up that you’re not even close to ready for, but then a friend told you a hilarious joke or story that made you laugh so hard you almost wet yourself? It is amazing how much better an explosive laugh can make us feel, especially if it’s totally out of the blue!

你曾有过这种情况吧?当你在工作或学习上超有压力时,或许因为今天大家人人都特别刻薄,或是你马上就要考试了却还没有开始备考,但朋友给你讲了个超搞笑的笑话或故事却让你笑得不行。爆笑会让我们感觉超棒,尤其是在爆笑后,低落情绪烟消云散的感觉。

3. Laughter increases your immunity.
笑可以增强免疫力

“Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.” — George Gordon Byron
“当笑则笑,笑是廉价的良药。”—乔治·戈登·拜伦

Negative stress causes chemical reactions in your body that decrease your immunity, making it more likely you will get sick. A hearty laugh fuels your immune system with disease-fighting powers that will help you stay healthy and energetic.
负面压力会引起身体发生化学反应,免疫力下降,更有可能会生病。大笑能增强免疫系统抵抗疾病的免疫力,有助于保持身体健康精力充沛。

4. Laughter promotes heart health.
笑促进心脏健康

“A sense of humor … is needed armor. Joy in one’s heart and some laughter on one’s lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.” — Hugh Sidey
“幽默感需要武装。内心快乐笑挂嘴边是一个人深度领悟生活真谛的标志。”—休·西德尼

Laughter reduces blood pressure and improves blood flow, which will in turn reduce your odds of suffering a stroke or heart attack.
笑能降血压并改善血液循环,进而降低中风或心脏病发作的几率。