Health benefits of humor and laughter

March 28, 2019

GOSHEN, Ind. – Did you know laughing can actually improve your health? It’s true: laughter can strengthen your immune system, boost your mood, diminish pain and help with stress. Find out more by attending Goshen Health’s Thrive meeting on April 2, from 11:00 a.m. to noon at Greencroft Community Center in Goshen.

Mark Potuck, Tobacco Treatment Specialist, will discuss the relationship between humor and stress management. We’ll also talk about how laughter and playfulness affect our physical and mental health. Discover the comic in you and learn how to use humor effectively, accepting laughter and playfulness in our lives.

May’s topic is wound care awareness. Thrive meetings are offered the first Tuesday of each month, 11:00 a.m. to noon at the Greencroft Community Center in Goshen. To find out more, visit or call (574) 364-2496. All meetings are free and open to all. No registration is required.