Fake or real, laughter is the key to feeling a lot happier

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During some filming in Southampton this week I met a very interesting Scandinavian lady called Heidi Bennett.

We got chatting and she told me about this class that she runs called ‘laughter yoga’.

Essentially, she teaches other people to laugh and enjoy the benefits.

The principle behind it is that the body releases endorphins when you laugh, which make you feel happier.

Apparently the body doesn’t know the difference between natural laughter and fake laughter.

Both kinds can make you feel better.

Heidi runs Laughter Pilot in Southampton and I think I’m going to give it a go.

Who’s with me? Come on, we could all do with a giggle, couldn’t we?