World Laughter Day is celebrated every year on the first Sunday of May. This year World Laughter Day will be celebrated on May 2.
first time in the world World Laughter Day It was celebrated in the year 1998 in Mumbai. Dr. Madan Kataria, the founder of the Worldwide Laughter Yoga Movement, started celebrating this International Laughter Day to raise awareness about Laughter Therapy and to overcome the increasing stress and depression in people. He believed that laughing had a positive effect on our facial nerves and facial expressions. Since then, the celebration of this day has started in many countries around the world.
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When is World Laughter Day celebrated?
World Laughter Day is celebrated every year on the first Sunday of May. This year World Laughter Day will be celebrated on May 2. On this day, comedy shows are organized all over the world, people gather together in laughing clubs to laugh and inspire others to laugh. Last year, International Laughter Day was celebrated in India in online and virtual meetings due to the lockdown due to Corona infection.
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What is the importance of World Laughter Day
In the present technological era, there are complaints of increasing stress and depression among people due to various reasons, due to which many people are falling prey to stress and depression related diseases. In such a situation, doctors and experts recommend using Laughter Therapy to relieve tension and depression. In such a situation, the celebration of this day motivates people to stay away from stress, anxiety and depression.