The Wonderful World Of Laughter
September 20, 2012
Hosted by Leah Brenda Smith
Laughing is a reaction to a wide range of stimuli from hearing a joke, being tickled, or seeing something funny. Laughter is considered a visual expression of positive emotional states, such as joy, fun, happiness, or relief. On some occasions however, it may express other emotions, such as embarrassment, apology, confusion, or nervousness. Laughter is regulated by the brain, and can help people to clarify their intentions in social interaction and provide an emotional context to conversations. Laughter is contagious; the laughter of one person can provoke laughter from others. Children tend to laugh a great deal more than adults. According to some studies, the onset of adulthood causes a gradual change characterized by increased seriousness and a diminished engagement in laughter. Tune in this week to explore the healthy benefits of laughter and ways that laughter is used for recreation and therapy.
Come Back To Your Senses Radio
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Come Back To Your Senses Radio is all about providing you with information and experiences to help you, decrease your stress and increase your sense of well-being. How you respond to your thoughts determines your reality. Learn how to use your mind and your natural instincts to create the life you want and discover new ways of appreciating life, yourself, and the people you love. Deep relaxation is strong medicine. Join Health and Wellness Specialist Leah Brenda Smith for down to earth conversations about navigating through the stresses of daily life. Learn easy-to-follow approaches to relaxation that anyone can practice within a few moments while at home, work or play. Call in with questions about what matters to you, and together we will take a common sense approach to restoring and maintaining your well-being while taking relaxation to a whole new level.
Leah Brenda Smith
Leah’s pursuit of consciousness began in 1972 at the Institute of Applied Metaphysics. She has studied, practiced, and taught various approaches to religion, philosophy, meditation, healing, movement, art and music.
Leah is a Reiki Master, and founder of The Divine Lineage of Reiki, and Bone Medicine. She is also certified in Coaching, Craniosacral Therapy, Channeling, Hypnosis, NLP, and Snoezelen. In addition Leah has experience treating many chronic conditions, abuse and addictions recovery, palliative care and bereavement support.
Concurrently, Leah has provided services to people with developmental and other disabilities including sign language interpreting, relaxation techniques, and opportunities to learn about and practice Jewish life.
Leah received the Who’s Who Outstanding Health & Wellness VIP of the year for 2012. She was recognized by the International Women’s Leadership Association for her contribution to Family, Career, and Community.
Leah has always held the vision of a peaceful world inhabited by a loving population; she continues to serve humanity as an international educator, practitioner, and spiritual life coach - in person, by phone, or via Skype.
What her clients are saying: “Leah provides practical information that is easy to apply.” “Leah’s 15 minute treatment gave me the same benefit as the best one hour treatment of any kind.” “Leah’s classes are a delightful expression of spirit.” The bottom line is, fabulous!