Register for the 50Forward Living Well Retreat

Register for the 50Forward Living Well Retreat

Gather your 50 and beyond friends and register for this Oct. 6-8, 2017, retreat focused on the benefits of laughter.

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2017 Retreat Schedule & Info

2017 Retreat Schedule & Info

Theme for the retreat is "Laughter Matters." Check out the schedule of activities in store for you!

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2017 Retreat Speakers & Workshop Leaders

2017 Retreat Speakers & Workshop Leaders

Fascinating presenters will link humor and healing ... and let us practice!

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Need a Good Laugh?

We all need to laugh – it just makes us feel good. Check out this video that explains what happens to our bodies when we laugh. And then, REGISTER for the “Laughter Matters” retreat!

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Do you know someone who often complains?

“Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable—such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast—complaining isn’t good for you. Research from Stanford University has shown that complaining shrinks the hippocampus—an area of

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Give Your Body a Boost — with Laughter

Feeling rundown? Try laughing more. Some researchers think laughter just might be the best medicine, helping you feel better and putting that spring back in your step. “I believe that if people can get more laughter in their lives, they are a lot better off,” says Steve Wilson, MA, CSP, a psychologist and laugh therapist.