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It is that time of year again and it is time to get your laugh on with the Laugh-a-Minute for Mankind initiative on Tuesday March 20 at 1pm and mark  the United Nations International Day of Happiness.

Local laugher Richard Jones firmly believes that laughter fast-tracks happiness and that why his Laugh-a-Minute for Mankind initiative has been such a hit with all the Bay FM listeners who get involved. Richard came up with the Laugh-a-Minute for Mankind initiative four years ago and has Bay FM and a range of local schools who have become involved in the chance to just have a good old laugh.

‘Laughter is fun to do and so good for you, but with all the stress of life, we often forget to flick that happiness switch inside us and that switch is laughter.,’ said Richard with a good guffaw.

‘Laughter’s contagious effects is a magical gift only mankind can share and when you get a radio station broadcasting a minute of pure laughter they are orchestrating a gigantic happiness boost for all listeners – a wonderful way to celebrate the International Day of Happiness. ‘

Anyone interested in getting involved in a good laugh can tune into Bay FM 99.9 at 1pm on Tuesday, March 20 and you will be guided into a minute of joyful laughter.

‘Soon enough laughter’s charm will takeover and you and those around you will be laughing along with the Bay FM community all the way to your happy place. Don’t just take my word for it, try it,’ says Richard.


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