I’ve always been a big proponent of the importance of laughing at yourself. This article says it well.
“You grow up the day you have the first real laugh—at yourself.”
— Ethel Barrymore
It’s important to cultivate a sense of humor and not take ourselves too seriously. When we can laugh at the things we’ve done, said, or reacted to, we will lighten up, and breathe joy and celebration into our life. With this type of good energy, we’re more likely to attract other people and partners who share the same positive point of view. Good-natured joking is extremely gratifying and healthy for all concerned, and reminds us of the fact that none of us are perfect, and so, find the humor in our mistakes.
One way to keep the joy flowing is to focus our attention on our blessings, and spend more time talking about solutions instead of problems. It’s definitely beneficial to talk things out, process our feelings, and express whatever is appropriate. However, continuing to…
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