52 Tiny Changes
Change is so huge, so big, so time-consuming. It is much
easier to keep the status quo.
Does it have to be that way? How about if we change just
a little at a time? We are not remaking your whole life
at once. If you do one tiny change a week, by the end of
the year you will have a better, more vibrant life. Another
positive is with small changes, you have a much better chance
at keeping your new habits.
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for a new change and some steps to help you along the way.
Tiny Change #16: Remember to laugh: rent a comedy,
get silly with friends, or read a funny book
Remember when you were a kid? You used to laugh at anything.
You found the smallest things hilarious. You'd roll around
on the ground and laugh 'till you cried. Then you grew up.
You got re-spon-sib-il-ities. Life turned very serious.
And we wonder why we are stressed! Always doing, doing,
doing to try to meet expectations. We are in such a hurry
to get whereever it is we think we will end up, that we
don't stop to laugh and joke. My Grandpa is a great one
for humor. As a traveling salesman for alloy metals, he
often stopped by places of work and shared a joke. When
someone told him one, he remembered it to share with other
people down the line. As a grandpa he always says word play
jokes, or really bad jokes. My kids love to hear "Silly
So what do you do that always makes you laugh? Which friends
leave you with giggling fits? If you have kids, do you watch
them having fun? Or better yet, join them? What comedians
do you love? Who are your favorite humorous writers? This
week, learn what makes you laugh and put some laughter into
Some humor resources for you:
Health A host of articles on health and humor
Clean Fun A family humor archive
Stuff Workds Interesting reference on what makes a
What makes you laugh?
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