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The average four-year-old laughs as many as three hundred times per day. The average forty-year-old, by comparison, laughs three hundred times every two and a half months. Depressing? Yes. Coincidence? Definitely not
2020 has not been funny, but humour can get you through anything.
Naomi Bagdonas is that rare thing, a highly-qualified academic and also a comic. She, along with Jennifer Aaker, has written Humour, Seriously to help all of us – however long we have been lurking at the bottom of our own humour cliff – to bring laughter and levity into every aspect of our lives.
Their research has shown that laughing, quite simply, helps us be better humans.
I loved this. I've changed quite a bit after interviewing Naomi. You will too.