Laughter Media and Research

Phillipa Challis and her brilliant chapter in a book
Phillipa Challis is Founder of Laughter Clubs Victoria Inc and the Geelong Laughter Club has a record of never missing a Saturday down at Geelong. They are up to 676 sessions. Pip as she is warmly known, has contributed a chapter regarding her life and laughter involvement in the second edition of Look Who's Talking compiled by Bev Brough. Here is a link to an article regarding the book and a lovely photo of Phillipa.
Here is the link to another article in the newspaper, which makes a great read about the laughter club.

Doing Defies Depression

Laughter - A Great Tonic For Depression

Channel 9 Did a Terrific Coverage of the Benefits of Laughter in June 2014

Channel 9 News, June 2014

Dialysis Patients and Laughter Yoga Research

A research done on the Dialysis patients in Melbourne by Deakin University and Laughter yoga therapist Merv Neal may provide a boost to 11,000 Australians on dialysis. Read more "The Age" 16 December 2013: Laughter Yoga - The Best Medicine

Herald Sun Article 'Laughter Best Medicine for Stressheads'
Here is a great article which is a new study from Deakin Psychologists into the benefits of laughter in business. Herald Sun Article 'Laughter is the Best Medicine For Stress Heads.