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World Laughter Day

World Laughter Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of May each year. The day was first celebrated on January 10, 1998, in Mumbai, India, organized by the founder of the Laughter Yoga movement, Dr. Madan Kataria. Later, it was moved to the first Sunday of May to align with the principles of spontaneous and contagious laughter.

The purpose of World Laughter Day is to promote laughter as a tool for health, happiness, and peace. Laughter has been scientifically proven to have numerous benefits, including reducing stress, boosting the immune system, improving mood, and fostering social connections.

On World Laughter Day, people participate in laughter yoga sessions, comedy shows, laughter-themed events, and other activities that promote joy and laughter. Laughter clubs and groups around the world organize special events and laughter sessions in parks, community centers, and public spaces.

The celebration of World Laughter Day is a reminder of the importance of laughter in our lives and its ability to bring people together, regardless of cultural, linguistic, or social differences. It encourages individuals to embrace laughter as a simple and effective way to improve their overall well-being and spread positivity in the world.

As we celebrate World Laughter Day, let us take a moment to laugh heartily, connect with others through shared laughter, and appreciate the joy and healing power that laughter brings to our lives.

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