There is so much joy in laughing together. Suzy Harvey worked as a giggle doctor in children’s hospitals and hosted inclusive, interactive cinema events for people living with dementia. Suzy saw just how much laughter was doing for the patients, and she was envious enough to try it out. When Suzy discovered laughter yoga, it felt like home for her. In this episode, Suzy will share how she transitioned from a clown to a laughing yogi.

Also, she will share some of her laughing exercises and standout memories from people who have benefited from her sessions.

If you are feeling low or like you need a laugh, this episode is for you. Suzy’s infectious laughter will get you laughing. Listen to this episode.

Key Talking Points of the Episode:

[01:47] Getting to know Suzy Harvey and her work as a laughter doctor

[07:48] Suzy’s experience working with people with dementia

[19:37] How Suzy discovered laughter yoga

[26:44] Standout memories for Suzy from people who have attended her laughter session

[32:51] Suzy’s message to people who are just discovering laughter yoga

[34:47] Suzy’s favourite laughing exercises

[44:43] Suzy’s positive habits

[47:30] Three things that bring Suzy joy

Standout Quotes from the Episode:

“You can get to know a person more than an hour of play, then in a year of conversation.”

“When you when you laugh with somebody, you do have a deeper connection straightaway.”

“Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends. on what you put in.”

“When you’re laughing with a group of people, whether it’s online or in person, it can be very, very easy to think everybody else here is doing fine. No one here has got any problems going on.”

Resources Mentioned in the Episode:

The Artist’s Way- Julia Cameron

Connect with Suzy Harvey:


If you enjoyed this episode, you should 100% listen to the founder of laughter yoga Madan Kataria talking to the laughter man.


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