My friend Holly once taught me the best trick. When she’s adulted too long and needs a break, she hops over to Pinterest to look up funny memes. Reading them makes her laugh, which brightens her mood and completely changes her perspective. When she first told me about this, I didn’t even have an account on Pinterest so I didn’t think much about it. But there was a day, a few years back, when I really needed a pick-me-up, so I tried it.
It totally works!
It started as a giggle, under my breath. Then it moved to my belly. Soon tears were rolling down my face as I read meme after meme. I didn’t want to stop. I do it often these days.
Laughter really is an instant vacation from your life.
“Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.” …