Connecting with Humor

David Granirer, counselor, discusses connecting with humor.

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David Granirer, counselor, discusses connecting with humor.
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Featuring David Granirer, Counselor


Duration: 1 minute, 13 seconds

Another thought about humor is that often we’ll make time, we’ll make time during the day to exercise, we’ll make time to watch our favorite TV show or something like that, but we often don’t set aside time hardly ever to say, “So I’m gonna set aside 15 minutes a day to do something humorous.”

That can include – I mean, YouTube is a treasure trove of standup comedy videos and all sorts of stuff. I think consciously setting aside a certain amount of time – it doesn’t have to be a long time – every day just to find something funny, something enjoyable, is a really good way of creating what I call the humor habit, which is working it into your life on a regular basis.

To get more humor in your life, it really helps to go to the people around you and say, “So what do you find that’s funny? What do you do that makes you laugh?” That’ll give you a whole bunch of ideas in terms of what will work for you.

If you’re seeing a psychiatrist, a counselor, a psych nurse, a psychologist, it really helps to go to them and say, “So what’s your take on humor and how can I use it more in my life?”

Presenter: Mr. David Granirer, Counselor, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Counselor

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