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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., March 8, 2002 – Lino Stanchich, international macrobiotic educator, researcher and counselor, will present “Laughter is a Great Medicine” on March 27 at Southeast Missouri State University.

Stanchich will speak during the Common Hour at noon in Glenn Auditorium of Robert A. Dempster Hall.

Scientific tests have shown the power of laughter to heal a variety of health conditions. From famed author Norman Cousins to the hilarious physician, Dr. Patch Adams, leading authorities are loudly proclaiming about the pure joy and medicinal qualities of laughter. Stanchich will explain the health benefits of this simple, yet profound therapy.

“Humor heals,” said Stanchich. “We all know that laughter is one of the best medicines. It greatly helps relieve stress, improves circulation and increases endorphins to strengthen your entire immune system as it prevents and helps heal disease.”

During the presentation, Stanchich will teach you how to develop a better sense of humor and practice a unique form of healing laughter. You will learn special humor techniques for the home, the car and the office.

Stanchich is a respected teacher of the macrobiotic diet, philosophy and lifestyle, along with shiatsu massage, energy exercises Chi Kung, Do-In self-message and special eating techniques. Stanchich serves on the faculty of the Kushi Institute and is a member of the Kushi Institute Macrobiotic Educators Association.

A licensed nutritionist, Stanchich is a multi-lingual educator who has created many major macrobiotic centers in the United States. He has lectured at many major macrobiotic centers throughout the world, as well as to universities and corporations. Stanchich is author of the books, Power Eating, You Are How You Eat and Macrobiotic Healing Secrets; creator of the cassette, Healing Mealtime Music; and director of the dynamic self-message and exercise video, Energize Yourself. He also has appeared on a variety of radio and television shows nationwide.

“Lino Stanchich is a wonderful person who, for decades, has been continuously dedicated to the development of humanity and the betterment of our social, physical, mental and spiritual well-being,” said Michio Kushi, foremost teacher of macrobiotics in the world and Harvard lecturer.

While at Southeast, Stanchich also will speak to several classes on “Food and Mood,” “The Macrobiotic Approach to Emotional Health and Maximum Energy,” and “Healing from Your Food.”


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