Laughter Yoga

Terbaru  28 September 2011 - 20:10 WIB

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Belajar kosakata bahasa Inggris yang digunakan dalam berita melalui video kegiatan warga di Vietnam yang menggabungkan tawa dan yoga.

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"A good laugh is equal to 10 prescriptions" or so the Vietnamese say.

These fitness fans in Hanoi are hoping there is some truth to the saying as they take part in an early-morning 'laughter yoga' session.

The combination of a good guffaw and exercise is said to stretch muscles and trigger endorphins - the chemical in the brain known for its feel-good effect.

Vocabulary

prescriptions: resep

saying: pepatah

a good guffaw: tertawa sampai terbahak-bahak

trigger: pemicu, memicu

feel-good effect: efek rasa senang

Exercise

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prescriptions / saying / a good guffaw / trigger / feel-good effect

1. The type of laughter was also important. Tittering and giggling did not elicit any physiological effect; only ________________ did the job.

2. In 2002, specially trained nurses were given the right to write ________________ for a wide range of drugs, including antibiotics for infections.

3. Breathing in heavy traffic fumes can ________________ a heart attack, say UK experts.

4. Dr James Byron-Daniel said: "There is evidence that exercise stimulates the same part of the brain as drinking and smoking, mimicking the ________________- the same kind of effect that is seen when people eat chocolate and sugary snacks.

5. She lives in the US and is spending her summer holidays with me here in Ghana and as the ________________ goes, out of the mouths of babes, I have been learning a few home truths.

Answer

1. The type of laughter was also important. Tittering and giggling did not elicit any physiological effect; only a good guffaw did the job.

Source: Klik Study reveals laughter really is the best medicine

2. In 2002, specially trained nurses were given the right to write prescriptions for a wide range of drugs, including antibiotics for infections.

Source: Klik Physiotherapists may get medicine prescribing rights

3. Breathing in heavy traffic fumes can trigger a heart attack, say UK experts.

Source: Klik Car fumes 'raise heart attack risk for six-hour window'

4. Dr James Byron-Daniel said: "There is evidence that exercise stimulates the same part of the brain as drinking and smoking, mimicking the feel-good effect - the same kind of effect that is seen when people eat chocolate and sugary snacks.

Source: Klik University of West of England seeks chocolate lovers

5. She lives in the US and is spending her summer holidays with me here in Ghana and as the saying goes, out of the mouths of babes, I have been learning a few home truths.

Source: Klik African viewpoint: Home truths

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