Laughter is good medicine

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We’ve all heard the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.” There is strong evidence to suggest that laughter can benefit our social, mental, and physical well-being. Here are some sayings that may give you a lift.

  1. The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn’t for any religious reasons. They couldn’t find three wise men and a virgin.
  2. – Jay Leno

  3. I’ll have to think twice about it before I give it a second thought.
  4. – Anonymous

  5. For Sale: Parachute. Only used once, never opened, small stain.
  6. – Anonymous

  7. The average woman would rather have beauty than brains, because the average man can see better than he can think.
  8. – Anonymous

  9. 5. I come up with the best ideas when sitting on the toilet then forget them after the flush.
  10. – Anonymous

  11. If you can’t be kind, at least have the decency to be vague.
  12. – Anonymous

  13. Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
  14. – Anonymous

  15. Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake a whole relationship.
  16. – Anonymous

  17. If I agreed with you we’d both be wrong.
  18. – Anonymous

  19. Politicians and diapers have one thing in common. They should both be changed regularly, and for the same reason.
  20. – Anonymous

  21. Evening news is where they begin with ‘Good evening’, and then proceed to tell you why it isn’t.
  22. – Anonymous

  23. Just Googled “what do women REALLY want?” My computer crashed.
  24. – Anonymous

  25. How to Annoy People: Speak in a “robot” voice; Sniffle incessantly; Staple papers in the middle of the page; Pay for your dinner with pennies; Wear lots of cologne; Never break eye contact.
  26. – Anonymous

  27. When all else fails, read the directions.
  28. – Anonymous

Dr. Carole Kanchier, career and personal growth expert, is author of the award-winning, best seller, Questers Dare to Change Your Job and Life (2014). A registered psychologist, coach, speaker, and columnist, Carole Kanchier practices in Calgary: