I’ve never really been a person who could fake a laugh.
I mean, why on earth would you want to?
Turns out that faking a laugh and having a laugh are pretty much the same thing in laughter therapy, and you eventually end up no longer faking it.
Is Laughter The Best Medicine For Stress?
Robin Williams – everyone’s favorite comedian and tragedy – played the role of Dr Hunter (Patch) Adams in a movie of the same name.
Based on a true story, the movie tells of an average man who checks into a psychiatric ward following a bout of depression.
His time in the psychiatric ward changes his life and outlook when he comes to realize that the doctors have no bedside manner whatsoever.
A good-natured kind of guy overall, Patch Adams changes the medical (and patient) views of medicine forever by enrolling in medical school and using empathy, compassion, humor, and understanding to speed up healing amongst his patients.
Fed up with the red tape, Patch Adams creates his own clinic (that Adams began in ). Patch Adamsalso inspiredidea behind