April is National Humor Month, a country wide celebration of the many ways humor makes our lives better. We’re lucky to live in a time opportunities to laugh abound. From simple silly moments to the most sophisticated comedies, we’re surrounded by humor. Sometimes it takes standing on our heads to be able to see the humor, but it’s there!
And of course, we never run out of reasons to need a laugh. Humor is a great resource to get us through tough times – something to remember as Tax Day draws near! As nurses, we need strength and resiliency to make it through the day (or the shift, or the hour, or the next time the call button is pressed…) The ability to identify and enjoy humorous moments throughout the day gives us a much needed chance to recharge our mental batteries.
Dad always laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis. – Jack Handy, Saturday Night Live (more…)