Ep. 285 Laughter Yoga: Antidote to Burnout with Janet Carroll RN
Learn about the power of laughter to reverse the effects of stress, improve our health and prevent burnout. My guest Janet Carroll has had a dual career with 48 years in nursing and 35 years as a massage therapist, which have given her not only decades of experience in health services, but also a special insight into wellbeing. She is also a certified Laughter Yoga Leader and Instructor and will share today how laughter can help us improve our health, prevent burnout, and find deeper joy in life. In addition, I will be hosting a free experiential webinar with Janet on Laughter Yoga on February 17th! Learn more about her work at her website: www.janetcarrollrn.com Janet-Carroll-4-slide-presentation-1Download Register for the FREE webinar here! Listen here: This episode includes: What exactly is laughterWhy you don’t have to be happy in order to laughThe history of Laughter YogaThe catastrophic effects of stress on the body and how laughter counteracts themThe benefits of laughter for individuals and groupsHow Laughter Yoga can help prevent burnoutWhy it’s better to laugh out loud than to laugh internallyWhat you’ll learn at the upcoming FREE webinar with Janet Links mentioned in this episode: Register for the webinar on February 17th, 4 pm Pacific/7 pm Eastern here; you’ll receive the replay if you can’t attend liveBuddha on the Train video: https://youtu.be/Lakg26y2nhgBook: Anatomy of an Illness: As Perceived by the Patient by Norman CousinsHeartmath Institute: https://www.heartmath.orgSign up for the 2021 online reading group A Year of Reading Dangerously at this linkSupport your local bookstore by buying my books on Bookshop and Indiebound: 7 Lessons for Living from the Dying and The Journey from Ego to SoulSubscribe to this podcast on Apple, Google, Spotify, iHeart Radio, Stitcher RadioCheck out the Series I’ve recorded in the past hereJoin the team at Patreon.com/eolu and get access to the EOLU mug: “Mind if we talk about death?” (only Patrons can purchase it). PLUS get our new bonuses: the monthly EOL News Update, movie reviews from 2 Doctors and a Movie, and automatic access to A Year of Reading Dangerously! If you enjoy this content please share it with others and consider leaving a review on iTunes! Thanks again to all supporters on my page at Patreon.com/eolu, especially my newest supporters Jen Davidson, Alissa Silva and Brittany J. Ellis! Your contributions make all the difference!