Count backwards to stifle inappropriate laughter.

Mind & Spirit

Inappropriate laughter can be embarrassing enough, but if it becomes contagious, watch out! It can lead to more than a few hurt feelings and broken relationships.

Next time you need to keep yourself from laughing, this hack will help turn off the switch. Exhale as much air as you can and count backwards. 

If you think it will take longer to stop the urge of laughter, try the backwards count from a larger number!

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