Why do we tell actors to “break a leg?” Because every play has a cast. Today and everyday make sure to laugh! Make someone else laugh today by telling a funny joke. Not only is laughing fun, but it has been found to have health benefits as well. Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies. People often say laughing makes you live longer. Laughing relaxes the muscles in your body. It also triggers a release of endorphins, thus improving your overall mood. It even protects the heart. By laughing, the function of blood vessels is improved and blood flow is increased. Who knew that telling a funny joke could result in all these health benefits! Tell a funny joke today and everyday.