Brain Break

Yesterday’s post was heavy, so today I’m going to give my brain, and your brain a spa day with some humor.

Humor also helps the brain regulate…dopamine levels, reports a Stanford research team in the December 4, 2003, issue of the journal Neuron. Dopamine, also known as “the reward hormone,” is a neurotransmitter that regulates mood, motivation, attention and learning.

(Oh all right – you caught me. This supports growth and development too!)

Fun thing #1: My sister and brother in their matching “Age of Aquarius” outfits are awesome!!

Fun thing #2: Jokes for the kids (you can get more at the site below, but here’s a few up front:

Q: What do you call a bear with no teeth?

A gummy bear!

Q:  What do you call a cow with no legs?

Ground beef!

Q: What do you call an alligator in a vest?

An investigator!
Fun thing #3: This is my totally un-PC guilty pleasure. Amy Schumer doing her stand up…definitely not for the kids.

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