How Does Laughter Brighten Your Day?
**Disclosure: This is a post written by me on behalf of United HealthCare. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own.
Ever heard the saying that laughter is the best medicine? Well, it’s true! It can help you relieve stress and has so much healing power. Plus, it’s infectious! If someone around you is laughing and happy, you want to naturally join in on the fun.
This month is a fun photo challenge with Source4Women because they are encouraging you to post a photo of your laughter in action! If you’re unfamiliar with Source 4Women, it’s a community created by United Healthcare that provides healthy living information on things like nutrition exercise, health screenings and more for women. Every month they do a photo contest to encourage you to live a healthy and active lifestyle.
I was really excited about this month’s photo challenge because I had the perfect photo for it. It might even be one of my favorite photos ever. It’s from our newborn photo shoot we had with Baby Awesome back in January. We wanted to capture some fun moments of her being a newborn. We tried to get one of those cute “naked” photos where the baby is laying with her butt in the air sleeping. Well, that didn’t work out too well and it sent Baby Awesome into a crying fit. We had a bottle of pumped milk on hand so I fed it to her to calm her down. As I was feeding her, she uh “did her business” using my hand as a diaper. I was in total shock and just started hysterically laughing. The photographer was right there and captured this beautiful moment:
I just love this photo so much. It captures the moment so perfectly. Right after this photo was taken we immediately had to give her a bath. It’s amazing how the best pictures come from spontaneous moments like these. I’m so glad we have this photo because it was three months ago but already I can see so many changes in Baby Awesome. She was so tiny here!
The Source4Women has a lot of fun different laughing images this month. Head on over there and check it out!
The Giveaway – Win A Jawbone Jambox Speaker
And now it’s time for the fun part of this month’s challenge – The Giveaway!
Every month there is a prize on the We Dare You site valued at $400. In addition to this, you have the opportunity to win an additional prize by entering through Fit & Awesome. This month we’ve decided to give away a Jawbone Jambox Speaker! Why? Because music is something that can get you moving and lead to lots of laughter. I know I always end up laughing when I dance because I have no rhythm. It makes my husband and everyone else around me laugh, too! I have had a Jawbone Jambox speaker for a couple years now and love it. Happy to offer such a cool prize to my Fit & Awesome readers!
Here’s How to Enter:
1) Go to http://www.wedareyoutoshare.com/share
2) Click on “Enter”
3) This will launch a popup that allows you to upload your photo. Make sure to use the promo code “FitandAwesome” when uploading.
**Note: you must enter this promo code to be eligible to win the Jawbone Jambox so don’t forget!**
Good luck, and may the odds be ever in your favor!
What about you? What makes you laugh out loud? Post in the comments and let us know!
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