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  • Person's Sense Of Humor
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    Laughing and Sense of Humor " What is it that differentiates human beings most revealingly? Some say it is their varying degrees of compassion; others say it is amounts of prudence; still others, people's differing appreciations of beauty, or whatever makes them angry. And there are other possibilities worth considering. But in truth nothing is so revealing as a person's sense of humor". It is not very hard to notice the many differences between people. There are thousands of things that differe...
  • Effect Of Kang's Humor
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    One of the first works of fiction written by an Asian immigrant to the United States, Kang's novel describes his early adulthood with a poignant humor that touches not only on his most positive experiences in a new country -- such as being befriended by other Korean Americans -- but also on some of his worst: the time when college classmates convinced him to run a race in long underwear. Kang, however, never forces us to feel sorry for him; simply by relating his experiences to us in a uniquely ...
  • Humor And Laughter
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    Laughter Laughter is an emotion that has been vastly underestimated by our society. Laughter is ultimately an expression of emotion - joy, surprise, nervousness, amusement. Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. Laughter is a healthy means of releasing pent-up feelings. Laughter is such an intristic part of our lives that we sometimes forget how very odd it is. Plates Superiority Theory suggests that we laugh because a particular person has a defect or is at a disadvantage (...
  • Number And Activity Of Natural Killer Cells
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    Humor and Healing: The Mind-Body Connection " As it is not proper to cure the eyes without the head, nor the head without the body; so neither is it proper to cure the body without the soul. ' -Socrates (Cousins, 56) The word, to heal, comes from the root word 'helen' which means to make whole. Bringing together the body, mind and spirit can be healing. The word humor itself is a word of many meanings. The root of the word is 'um or' meaning liquid or fluid (Moyers, 221). In the Middle Ages, hum...
  • Their Stress Through Laughter
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    In a nation that spent some 75 million dollars on prescription drugs in 1993, not to mention illegal drugs, we sometimes overlook the coping mechanisms we have been endowed with (U.S. 1995). Our bodies were created to take care of themselves for the most part, and we sometimes botch things up when we try to alter our system with drugs. In Proverbs 17: 22 (1989), it says 'A merry heart doeth good like a medicine, but a broken spirit the bones. ' For many years scientists and lay persons have done...
  • Use Of Humor And Laughter
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    Laughter can be a powerful therapy for most patients and the caregivers. There are many benefits from the effects of humor and laughter on the body, mind, and spirit; the patient during recovery from illness; and the health professional during delivery of care. Most experienced caregivers have discovered that attention to only the physical body during treatment will render a partial or temporary recovery. The patient's emotional responses, belief system, and support network may effect compliance...
  • Bond Team Bond Humor
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    To be a leader there are no set guidelines. Everyone can be a leader in there own special way. Individuals have traits and knowing the strengths and weaknesses will help a leader to grow and shine. Leadership style is the manner and approach of providing direction, implementing plans, and motivating people. I have strengths and weaknesses and others do too. I try to lead with my strengths and work on my weaknesses as I lead and learn from others too. I like to lead with humor. Humor is a product...

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