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Benefits of Happiness, Laughter, and Joy

These are just some of the many benefits of living a life filled with joy and laughter!

At Work

Happy people are:

  • More productive
  • produce higher sales
  • Perform better in leadership positions
  • Receive higher performance ratings AND higher pay
  • Enjoy more job security
  • Less likely to take sick days, quit, or become burned out

At Home and In Their Social Life

  • Happy people have better friendships AND marriages
  • People are more attracted to happy people
  • Happy people tend to make friends easier
  • Happy people are more involved in their community


Happy People have:

  • Lower levels of stress (Laughter can actually banish stress altogether)
  • Strong immune systems
  • A higher pain tolerance
  • live longer (8-9 years on average)
  • Have a reduced risk of heart disease

In General

Happy People:

  • Have more energy
  • Are more creative
  • Are better able to solve problems
  • Are better able to deal with difficult life experiences
  • And generally have more fun!

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