“I could really use a good laugh!” How to Give a Laughter-as-Therapy Program in Your Library | Compendium

FREE InfoPeople Webinar
Date: Thursday, June 14 at 3:00pm
Presented by: William Mongelli

Stress – good AND bad – is a fact of human existence. As it turns out, laughter IS one of the best medicines! The physiological and psychological benefits of laughter and humor continue to be documented in the scientific study of laughter (gelatology). Even the simple act of smiling has been shown to improve mood and nurture a positive mental outlook.

This FREE webinar will give you the skillsets necessary to teach both your library users and library staff a fun & effective way of managing the stresses of their day. Laughter-as-therapy in the library environment can be offered to library users of all ages.

At the conclusion of this one-hour webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the science behind laughter as a coping mechanism
  • Differentiate good stress (eustress) from problem stress (distress)
  • Explain the benefits of laughter yoga and the six components of a laughter yoga session
  • Learn numerous techniques to nurture their own personal sense of humor

For a complete description and to register go to: https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?id=773&reset=1

Webinars are FREE of charge; you can pre-register by clicking on the Register Now button on the announcement page. If you pre-registered you will receive an email with login link and a reminder email the day before the event.

If you are unable to attend the live event, you can access the archived version the day following the webinar.  Check out the archive listing.