Meeting Challenges with Humor

Name Withheld  After my heart attack, people were walking on eggshells, carefully speaking soothing words since I might die. So I called myself the King of the Zombies, and had my daughters promise to count my future birthdays in negative numbers (post-mortem). An amazing thing happened.  People around me relaxed and had much more fun, and so did I—humor was good for me.  After losing my right foot to infection, my visitors were so tense I noted that I had discovered a great weight loss progra...
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Where Did I Put My Funny Bone?

When you feel like your heart is breaking and your burdens are so heavy that you want to collapse, pull the gray blanket of doom over your head and give it all up, it’s time to find your funny bone. Not that life should be one big laugh fest, because there are times that require a focused, objective and practical approach to difficult situations or trials that come our way unbidden. And there are times when life deals you a hand that includes unfair, unkind, traumatic, disappointing or devast...
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