Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 9, 2008
Have you put Global Belly Laugh Day, January 24 on your calendar? On Global Belly Laugh Day we celebrate the laughs and smiles that transform our moments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on the 7 continents. On Global Belly Laugh Day, January 24 we open the great gift of laughter and we receive the magical powers of positive energy, connection and creativity.
"Oh what a difference Global Belly Laugh Day, January 24 makes," notes Elaine Helle, founder of Global Belly Laugh Day.
On Global Belly Laugh Day, January 24, 2007 the world was filled with glorious laugh out loud moments. At 1:24 p.m. (local time) people all over the world stopped to smile, throw their arms in the air and laugh out loud. They joined the Belly Laugh Bounce 'Round the World.
On January 24, 2007 belly laughs were bounced around the world from corporations, medical centers, senior centers, grocery stores, homes, schools, libraries, museums, organizations, families, restaurants, air planes, radio stations and coffee shops.
On Global Belly Laugh Day, January 24, 2007 belly laughs were bounced:
From Tanzania - An Oregon family working with ReTree International led a moment of celebratory laughter.
From Australia - A celebratory laugh out loud moment connected the lunch time crowd in a local noodle shop.
From Denmark - Alexander Kjerulf, Chief Happiness Officer- I was sitting in my regular cafe and while the people at the next table did look strangely, they joined in once I explained what it was all about. http://www.positivesharing.com
Alex how would you respond to this question, "Ummm I will be in a meeting with a bunch of Managers and my Campus President at 1:24 ...think they will mind the belly laugh thing?
Alex's response, "In reality they will be delighted."
From New Jersey - Saranne Rothberg, founder of Comedy Cures and cancer survivor led a medical community in a hearty great for your health belly laugh. http://www.comedycures.org
From Cincinnati, Ohio - A teacher put a sparkle in her student's eyes when she announced, "Today, January 24 is Belly Laugh Day."
From Oregon - A grocery store led a belly laugh cheer and distributed the January 24, Global Belly Laugh Day symbol - a smiling sun with seven rays and dimples with the numbers 1 and 24.
From Canada - Allan O'Meara, Certified Gerontological Recreational Programmer, and a group of seniors shook the rafters with their laugh out loud belly laugh moment. http://www.readysetlaugh.com
From now until January 24, 2008 practice for your celebratory Global Belly Laugh Day laugh out loud moment. Everytime you laugh out loud and open the great gift of laughter you boost your immune system, reduce stress hormones, increase positive energy, connection, creativity, happiness, joy and bliss. On January 24 wake up and exclaim, "It is January 24, Belly Laugh Day, yeah!" A start-of-the-day positive mood will impact your entire day. To supercharge your laughter on Global Belly Laugh Day, January 24 call and laugh out loud with family, friends and colleagues around the world at 1:24 p.m. their time.
On Global Belly Laugh Day, January 24 open and celebrate the great gift of laughter. Wherever you are in the world on January 24 at 1:24 p.m. (local time) smile, throw your arms in the air and laugh out loud. Join the Belly Laugh Bounce 'Round the World.
Send your Global Belly Laugh Day stories to jan24 @ bellylaughday.com
Global Belly Laugh Day, January 24 is a happy, healthy, high achievement, laugh with me, 21st Century holiday.
Visit http://www.bellylaughday.com to jump start your celebration of Global Belly Laugh Day, January 24. Your laughter and positive emotions are contagious. Thank you for letting us catch your laughter.