5. Laughter Shifts Your Perspective
Laughter allows us to entertain the absurd and imagine alternate possibilities. It stretches our imaginations and helps us to see things from various angles. It allows you to visualize situations in a more realistic and less threatening light.
By creating psychological distance laughter allows you to feel safe when confronted with anxiety provoking life situations. Laughter allows an individual faced with an otherwise overwhelming crisis to relax and see things from a different perspective.