Making Punchlines – Part 1


Humour, Jokes, Laughter, Theoretics


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A punchline in a joke is the last part of your joke and delivers the biggest laugh. It follows your set up and allows you to finish a joke with your own point of view and sense of humour. Punchlines are meant to make the audience laugh by offering a new angle on a topic that the audience wasn’t expecting. To write a punchline you have to have to follow your set up and should come up with several different options for how to end your joke. Brainstorm different endings that you find funny. Then practice your jokes and see which ones sound the best. Following Your Setup Brainstorm ideas. Your punchline is your laugh line. Though your audience may laugh throughout your joke, the punchline is the part of the joke that draws the biggest laugh. come up with several potential endings to your joke. Think about what your …

How to Be Naturally Funny


Daily Life, Humour, Jokes, Way of Life


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People who are naturally funny in social situations experience many benefits. Numerous studies have shown that humor reduces social anxiety, helps to ease tension, and has a number of positive emotional and psychological effects. In addition, it has been shown that funny people may be more successful. However, it is important that being funny comes across naturally in a laid-back and spontaneous fashion. Having humor come across as forced and awkward can have a negative impact upon social situations.

Neuroplasticity: Fundamentals Of Rewiring Your Brain


Daily Life, Neuroscience


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Neuroplasticity has become a buzzword in psychology and scientific circles, as well as outside of them, promising that you can “rewire” your brain to improve everything from health and mental well-being to quality of life. There’s a lot of conflicting, misleading, and erroneous information out there. So, exactly how does it work?

Neuroplasticity: Easy things to do to get a Happier Brain


Daily Life, Neuroscience


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We’ve come a long way in the science of happiness and have a pretty good idea of what happy looks like in your brain these days. It’s now known that what you do in your life every day, because of neuroplasticity, the ability of the brain to change both physical form and function based on your behaviors, emotions, and thoughts, rewires your brain. You can either intentionally direct your brain to become more positive, resilient, and motivated or let it get stressed out, anxious, and depressed.

Neuroplasticity: The Play-Doh In Your Head


Autism, Daily Life, Neuroscience


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At the WFNN Congress in Opatija there was a presentation about Neuroplasticity and i started to wonder if humour can also be part of this Neuroplasticity. So read the following and leave a comment at the end. We all have much more power to shape our reality than most realize due to the brain’s amazing morphing power, known as neuroplasticity. Neuroplasticity, the ability of the brain to change its physical structure and function through thought, emotion, and activity, is a scientific truth of the last decade.  It used to be believed that the adult brain was pretty much fixed or hard wired. Not so. I like to say that neuroplasticity the super power we all have.

The Nurse and Exercise


Daily Life, Patients, Way of Life


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Exercising is something that nurses do the entire shift. It is free from the ‘boss’ and it can be done on work time. Over time exercises become endurance tests, athletic carnivals and mental exercises, all of which are  dependent on how many hours nurses work per week. More hours, means more exercise. Bootcamp is nothing compared with a career in nursing!