The hardest thing you can do is smile when you are ill, in pain, or depressed. But this no-cost remedy is a necessary first half-step if you are to start on the road to recovery.
Humor does not diminish the pain - it makes the space around it get bigger
We have made demands to Castle Village, and I have had conversations about paying the city expenses, ... I've been patient in not filing a lawsuit.
It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.
Research has shown that people who volunteer often live longer.
When times get tough, at some point, people instinctively know they need to lighten up in order to get through it.
Laughter, and the broader category of humor, are key elements in helping us go on with our life after a loss.
No matter what has happened, you too have the power to enjoy yourself.
Throughout history, great leaders have known the power of humor.
Today's business and health care climate may not be pleasant. Cutbacks, pay cuts and layoffs do not make anyone's job easy. But that does not mean that the humor need stop.
You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it.
When you do find humor in trying times, one of the first and most important changes you experience is that you see your perplexing problems in a new way - you suddenly have a new perspective on them.
In looking for humor, keep in mind this guideline: Sometimes it takes a little time to see the humor in your upsets; you may not find something to laugh about immediately.
Children remind us to treasure the smallest of gifts, even in the most difficult of times.
When we are dealing with death we are constantly being dragged down by the event: Humor diverts our attention and lifts our sagging spirits.