A good, hearty laugh relieves physical tension and stress, leaving your muscles relaxed for up to 45 minutes after. Laughter helps people cope, particularly during extreme personal crisis and upheaval.
Mumford House, a 40-bed emergency shelter, serves women, children and youth desperate for refuge. It’s a safe place where clients can learn to smile and laugh again as they regain their dignity. Click here to read.
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