The physical act of laughing opens your breathing passages and lets more oxygen into your system. Emotionally, it lets you release stress and see the lighter side of life. If you laugh for a few minutes each day you can connect to that part of your body and mind that is carefree and uninhibited. You will be more open and it will be easier to accept the things you come across with joy. When you make laughter a part of your day, you will spread your feelings of happiness to everyone you meet.