Belly Laugh Day is an annual fun celebration day observed on January 24th of every year. Though there are lots of diversities available globally, one thing that is common among all the people is the laughter. It is a physical reaction and is a part of human behavior regulated by the brain. There are numerous health benefits associated while laughing. Belly Laugh Day celebrates the great gift and benefits of the good chuckle or the laughter. Don’t stop this Day just by smiling. Instead, you can laugh aloud and celebrate the day more joyously.
“For me, a hearty “belly laugh” is one of the beautiful sounds in the world.” – Bennett Cerf
History of Belly Laugh Day
The Belly Laugh Day has been celebrated since the year 2006. However, there is no mention regarding the history, origin, and the founder of this celebration Day. It is a Day that encourages people to laugh aloud to get the benefits of laughing. In general, laughing is a part of the universal human vocabulary and is a visual expression that occurs as a result of many positive emotional states like joy, mirth, happiness, relief, etc. Laughing brings positive vibration to oneself and others around. Anyone must learn to survive the hard times of life with a smile. A belly laugh is a form of laughing that comes out of a human as a result of excess joy. The laughter is a continuous process that gets transferred from one person to others as a form of positive feedback.
In 2005, a link between the laughter and healthy function of blood vessels was first reported. From the following year, this Day has been celebrated from all over the world. It is found that the laughter helps in expanding the tissue lining of blood vessels and thereby increases the blood flow consequently. With this expansion, you will feel more positive. The constant increase in blood flow will boost your immune system and in turn, makes us feel healthier and happier. The laughter reduces your stress and thus increases the chemicals in your body that help in relaxation. Laughter is known to increases pain tolerance and feels more energetic. Belly Laugh Day aims to encourage and remind people about the numerous benefits of laughter and motivates the people in spreading the laughter in their lives and the lives of others.
Other Celebrations on January 23
January 23 is also celebrated as
- Talk Like A Grizzled Prospector Day
- Beer Can Appreciation Day
- National Peanut Butter Day
- National Compliment Day
How to Celebrate Belly Laugh Day
Celebrating the Belly Laugh Day is quite simple. The foremost thing to do on this Day is to indulge yourself in laughing. Get to the know the importance of smiling and laughing including its health benefits. You can even tell it to others and make them aware about the laughing. Form a group and do laughter therapy to get the benefits of laughing. Watch some comedy movies or scenes to laugh louder. Spread the smile on others faces from the social media using the hashtag #BellyLaughDay.