Sometimes the Best Thing to Do is Laugh.

Via on Jun 3, 2012

Children laugh 300 to 400 times per day.

(Adults laugh an average of 15 times per day).

I think we should laugh at pretty much everything. It’s good for you—and it’s contagious.

Let’s shoot for at least 100 today:

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Kate Bartolotta is the strongest girl in the world. She is the love child of a pirate and a roller derby queen. She hails from the second star to the right. Her love of words is boundless, but she knows that many of life’s best moments are completely untranslatable. When she is not writing, you may find her practicing yoga, devouring a book, playing with her children, planting dandelions, or dancing barefoot with her heart on her sleeve. She is madly in love with life and does not know how this story ends; she’s making it up as she goes. Kate is the owner and editor-in-chief of Be You Media Group. She also writes for The Huffington Post, elephant journal, The Good Men Project, The Green Divas, Yoganonymous, The Body Project, Project Eve, Thought Catalog and Soulseeds. She facilitates writing workshops and retreats throughout North America. Heart Medicine, Kate's book on writing, is now available on You can follow Kate on Facebook and Twitter


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15 Responses to “Sometimes the Best Thing to Do is Laugh.”

  1. Krista says:

    That photo of the little girl and camel has got to be one of the most joyful images I have ever seen. It lightens up my heart. Thanks for sharing :)

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  5. DawnBirdsong says:

    does anyone know who took this photo? I feel happy every time I see it.

    • kmacku says:

      The photo is a screencap or promo photo, I believe, of a movie called The Story of the Weeping Camel, available online.

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