A TIME Magazine report highlights the need for humour, more than ever right now. Anxiety piqued worldwide, laughter- often called the best medicine, is what suburban Boston stress management consultant, Loretta LaRoche says will inevitably help the brain relax.
There’s been 24/7 news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic. In New York, hospitals have been overwhelmed and the death toll continues to rise, worldwide. Here at home in Trinidad and Tobago, 61 cases have been confirmed and one death was reported on Wednesday. Despite this however, the concept of social distancing has undeniably brought some families closer together, this as many are forced to spend time indoors with their siblings, parents and partners. It’s almost like a forced opportunity to love again.
Los Angeles comedian, Erica Rhodes said humour at this time, is more than just medicine. She says it’s survival. “Even during the Holocaust, people told jokes,” Rhodes said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. “Laughter is a symbol of hope, and it becomes one of our greatest needs of life, right up there with toilet paper. It’s a physical need people have. You can’t underestimate how it heals people and gives them hope.”
So, with that in mind, we’re giving you guys three videos that’s likely to tickle you pink! Let us know if we were able to put a smile on your face today, in our comments section below.