The Healing Power of Laughing At Yourself
In a recent podcast (episode #394), I talked about the benefits of laughing at yourself.
Laughter neutralizes situations, and a neutral situation is a safe space where deep meaningful relationships are made and strengthened. Laughing at oneself shows vulnerability, honesty, and humility. It tells your loved ones that you know you are not perfect. Laughing, instead of getting upset or defensive, can form a bond of trust with the people in your life.
In my own life, this has become even more important as my four children have grown…