Contagious laughter helps us lighten up – we're way too serious.
In this interview,Albert Nerenberg talks about provoking contagious laughter through laughter yoga (a technique he practices), laughercize (a joy-inducing system he created), and the laughter party (a playful event he promotes).
Laughter is related to playful behaviour and helps bond with others
According to Albert's research, laughing at aerobic levels has tremendous benefits, particularly for midlifers and beyond. He also discusses the role of "youthful exuberance" in combating feelings of depression.
About Albert Nerenberg
Albert is an independent Canadian filmmaker, actor, journalist, and laughologist. His films include Stupidity (2003), Escape to Canada (2005), Let's All Hate Toronto (2007), and Laughology (2009).
Albert calls himself a laughologist and stupidity expert. He travelled to India and studied the benefits of Laughter Yoga with Dr. Madan Kataria. He invented Laughercize and the Laughter Party.
He works as a newspaper columnist for The Montreal Gazette. His most recent work is a 10-column series about the benefits and importance of positivity in today's world.
For more about Albert, see: www.laughology.info laughterparty.net