Could this little postcard from the 40's or 50's be the first attempt at texting? Seems that Mabel Lucie Attwell was well ahead of her time!
Research has shown health benefits of laughter can range from strengthening the immune system to reducing food cravings, and even increasing one's threshold for pain. Humor also has many stress relieving benefits.
This is not a new idea, though. Proverbs 17:22 tells us that
It's the laughter that emanates from a cheerful heart, not just laughter, per se, that truly is the good medicine!