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Book Launch: Ros Ben-Moshe’s The Laughter Effect

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

About the Book

Laughter really can be the best medicine, and in this transformative body-mind guide, acclaimed wellness expert Ros Ben-Moshe shares the prescription.

In The Laughter Effect, Ros Ben-Moshe provides a roadmap to tap into the lighter side of life with laughter therapy. Ben-Moshe shares tips and tools to achieve an intentional state of being she calls the Laughter Effect-a way to elevate mindfulness, gratitude, and self-compassion. When used regularly, it enhances resilience to stress, enabling you to respond to adversity and bounce forward with humor, levity, and grace.

Drawing on research from around the world, practice and wisdom from humor and laughter therapy, and positive psychology and neuroscience, Ben-Moshe shows you how to use the energy of laughter and joy to counter stress hormones and stimulate a daily dose of positive wellbeing with “happy hormones.”

The techniques, strategies and practices you’ll learn can transform your physical, mental, social and emotional landscape. Viewing life through a laughter lens will awaken a positive change in yourself, how you respond to the world and, in turn, how the world responds to you.


Ros Ben-Moshe is a Laughter, Wellbeing and Positivity author and academic. She is Adjunct lecturer at the School of Public Health and Psychology at La Trobe University, Melbourne and coordinator of the pioneering Laughter, Resilience and Wellbeing online short course for professionals. Ros is author of The Laughter Effect – How to Build Joy, Resilience and Positivity in Your Life (2023) and “Laughing at cancer – How to Heal with Love, Laughter and Mindfulness”, (2017) blending memoir and healing guide, written following a shock diagnosis of colon cancer. She is a regular on the airwaves, has made multiple TV appearances, and written for many publications including The Canberra Times, Huffington Post and the Herald-Sun. More at:


Dani Klein Modisett is the Founder/CEO of Laughter On Call. She is also a comedian and author of the book, “Take My Spouse, Please.” (Shambhala Press, 2015) a part-memoir, part how-to for creating shared laughter to keep marriage happy and healthy. In 2018, Dani launched Laughter on Call to break through feelings of isolation for those facing Alzheimer’s disease. Since then the company has grown and now runs shared laughter workshops and training for over 550 companies around the world boosting morale, supporting team-building and teaching communication skills. Dani taught Stand-Up at UCLA for 10 years and has coached keynote speakers, business leaders, and Congressional candidates to use more humor in their communication. She has been a speaker at CALA, ICAA, Stanford, MIT, Columbia, UCLA, Dartmouth, Fuqua and Harvard Business School where Laughter On Call is used as a case study. Her writing has appeared in AARP, NY Times, LA Times, Parents Magazine. Dani is on the Forbes 50 over 50 list for impact in business.

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