Learn To Laugh Anger Away
More often than not, anger does little more than make difficult situations even worse. This is especially true when it comes to anger between two or more people.
As far as we all know, we are only gifted with one life here on Earth. Ask yourself, would you like to make your life a peaceful experience with a lot of friends as well as love and joy or would you rather live out your life being angry and bitter?
I may not be able to speak for everyone, but I know that I personally want to make my life as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Many people likely share the same mindset.
One of the most important things you can do to make life more enjoyable is learn how to overcome anger. This won’t always be easy to do. In fact, there will likely be many times in your life that anger feels like the only option. I assure you, there are many ways to handle anger in a positive way.
One technique that I would like to go over today is using laughter therapy to overcome anger. In all honesty, this has to be one of the most effective and simple to use anger management techniques that exist. After all, laughing isn’t something that takes practice to perfect. On top of that, just about everyone enjoys laughing.
If you’re ready to use the power of laughter therapy to overcome your anger and begin building stronger and healthier friendships and relationships, check out the following guidelines.
Laughter Therapy Guidelines
The benefits of laughter therapy when it comes to overcoming anger in social situations are much more powerful when both people are able to engage in the humor. Luckily, there are some simple tips you can follow to make this easier to achieve.
1. Learn The Difference Between Humor And Sarcasm. One of the most important things a person needs to do when they are trying to use humor to resolve anger in social situations would be to ensure that they are being funny and not being sarcastic.
In all honesty, sarcasm isn’t funny and more often than not, it will do little more than make the other person even angrier.
2. Make Sure You understand The Other Person’s Sense Of Humor. Using laughter to diffuse anger is much easier to do when you’re aware of what type of sense of humor the other person has. What one person finds funny, another person may not. The only way to discover what type of sense of humor a person has is to try and get them to laugh. See what they find funny and then stick to jokes that cater to their sense of humor.
3. Pay Attention To Verbal And Non-Verbal Ques. When trying to use laughter to diffuse or resolve conflict, it is extremely important that you pay attention to the other person’s verbal and non-verbal ques. These ques will be your guide and will help you determine what humor tactics will work and which ones will make things worse.
If you follow these three simple guidelines, the chances of you being able to effectively use humor to diffuse conflict will become much greater.
Some people may be thinking, that’s great but I’m not really much of a jokester. If this is the case in your situation, don’t worry because I’m about to provide you with some simple tips that can help you take your sense of humor to the next level.
Believe it or not, we are often a lot funnier than we realize. However, some people have low confidence which gets in the way of their sense of humor. Improving your sense of humor can be as easy as improving your level of confidence. Click below to download a free meditation that will boost your confidence and help you unlock your inner-jokester.