Krana J. Shah
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Introduction I. Attention Statement: (Show the cool whip family guy clip). Gandhi, Mahatma (1928). Gandhi’s lighter side. Gandhi Serve. http://www.gandhiserve.org/information/questions_and_answers/faq4/faq4.html quotes, “"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide." Humor is a tool that makes people laugh. Humor describes the benefits of how humor helps people in situations or lifestyle. II. Thesis: Humor has interesting healing powers that enable us to reduce stress, to spread happiness, and to combat fear. Body I. Main Point: One benefit of humor is that humor reduces stress A. People who laughs enormously on a regular basis can have lower standing blood pressure than the average person. When people have a good laugh, the blood pressure increases but then returns back to normal. When watching TV, a movie, or even a comedian, there is comedy that excites people to burst out laughter. B. Health and wellness. Integral Research Center, from http://thinkexist.com/quotation/laughter_is_the_best/164086.html quotes “Laughter is the best medicine.” When laughter is shared, it brings people together and increases happiness. This free medicine is easy to use and uses excitement. II. Main Point: Another benefit of humor is that humor spreads happiness. A. Humor changes one’s perspective of happiness. Humor brings balance. Laughter creates distance, between what you fear. B. The key to being happy is by having happy people around you. When coping with people, they have a sense of humor, and they encourage other people to be happy. III. Main Point: The last benefit of humor is that humor combats fear A. People are scared of their bodies. By using humor, humor breaks the barrier ice and scares the fear away, especially during surgery. A doctor can tell...
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