INTERNATIONAL JOKE DAY
International Joke Day is Celebrated every year on 1st JULY. Majority of people do not know about this day but it is a good time and opportunity to spread cheer, love which brightens and fill the day of your family and friends with enthusiasm. If one understood theme of the day than it just might be the start of something great.
It is well known that laughter and being happy can help a person recover very faster, can make you forget your troubles and make you relax. International Joke Day will not make your problems go away, but it can make them seem less daunting. International Joke Day allows everyone to join in on the fun.
Origin of International Joke Day
Wayne Reinagel is known for his joke books and he created of this special day in 1994. Wayne wrote us and said “I made this day July 1, because the year was officially half over and I then used it to promote my joke books”.
Jokes are not new it has been here from ancient times. The first joke is thought to have taken place before the great Trojan War. The very first comedy club opened in Greece around 350 B.C. This club was mainly used to exchange jokes rather than for performances, unlike the comedy clubs of today. Number of comedy movies are made in every country just to have good time and fun.
How to celebrate International Joke Day
International Joke Day can be celebrated in various ways. On this day various functions can be organised having skits, twisted movies, plays, games and many more activities. Telling or exchanging jokes with your family, friends and co-workers is one way to start International Joke Day. One can forward Joke emails from one address to another, creating a long chain of laughter among your online friends and family.
E-cards are also available on various websites, one can download and forward it to everyone in your email address book, whatsapp groups, facebook, twitter, instagram, snapchat, orkut, etc including those who live in other countries and spread the laughter of the holiday all over the world.
Benefits of laughter and staying happy
Laughter easily spreads from one person to another therefore the theme and message of International Joke Day is easy to spread. Being happy may have major benefits for your health. First of all being happy promotes a healthy lifestyle. It may also help combat stress, boost your immune system, protect your heart and reduce pain, especially in children. This is likely because laughter makes you forget everything else that is happening around you. According to ArxMan Humor laughter has ability to fight off illnesses and keep diabetes under control too. Now a days hospitals are also using comedies to help alleviate children’s pain.
So dont forget to share your feelings on this joyful International joke day. I wish everyone and pray may all your pains and trouble go away. May all live happy and together in this wonderful world.