Laughter

How to Develop Dry Humor


Humour, Laughter, Theoretics, Way of Life


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Dry humor is all about subtlety. It’s so subtle, in fact, that many people believe it’s not something that can be learned. But like anything else, sharpening your wit is mostly a matter of practice. The more you jokes you make, the more you’ll get a feel for how to gauge your listeners’ reactions and find out what makes them laugh. With time, you’ll learn to recognize golden opportunities to insert a bit of well-placed deadpan humour.

Humour and Older Adults – Part 2/2


Humour, Laughter, Way of Life


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Laughter, the physical response to perceived humour, has demonstrated positive effects on physical and psychological well-being. Studies that focus on effects of humour on health and well-being of older adults are scarce. No studies were found that examine what older adults find humourous. The purpose of this descriptive study was to explore the humour stimulus in a population of older adults.

Humour and Older Adults – Part 1/2


Humour, Laughter, Way of Life


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Laughter, the physical response to perceived humour, has demonstrated positive effects on physical and psychological well-being. Studies that focus on effects of humour on health and well-being of older adults are scarce. No studies were found that examine what older adults find humourous. The purpose of this descriptive study was to explore the humour stimulus in a population of older adults.

Valentine’s Day


Daily Life, Humour, Laughter, Way of Life


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Valentine’s Day is a special occasion when people express their love and appreciation for one another. As nurses, we often have demanding schedules and limited free time, making it challenging to spend quality time with our loved ones. However, amidst the hustle and bustle of the healthcare setting, we find unique ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day and cherish the moments we have together.

Reduce stress – More relaxed and efficient with Humour


Daily Life, Healing, Humour, Laughter, Way of Life


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When the immune system fails due to continuous stress The immune system cannot work undisturbed when our everyday life is hectic and we are stressed. If the body lacks the energy to activate sufficient defenses, constant stress makes us ill. It is therefore important to avoid this permanent stress as often as possible.

Humour and professional care – (in)compatible?


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Are humour and the care industry really incompatible? Many may think that with all the misfortunes that a caregiver encounters on a daily basis, humour is out of place and even inappropriate. But with the right use of humour, situations can be viewed from a different perspective, tensions in everyday work can be reduced and friendships can be built. And humour can also be used sensibly and have a supportive effect in professional care.