Go Ahead: Laugh!
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Go Ahead: Laugh!
“A day without laughter is a day wasted.” –Charlie Chaplin
I love April Fool’s Day. It’s a day full of unexpected surprises. Bizarre news stories emerge on the Internet about the Eiffel Tower moving, Big Ben going digital or a fast-food chain purchasing the Liberty Bell and changing its name to “Taco Bell.”
I also love reading the daily comics on April Fool’s because it’s “Switcheroonie Day” which means you can find your favorite characters such as Crankshaft, Charlie Brown, Sally Forth, Luann and those mischievous Foxtrot kids sneaking into other comic strips. This tradition was masterminded by Baby Blues creators Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott. When asked why he participates, Dilbert creator Scott Adams says, “You don’t get that many chances to tunnel under the fence.”
We’ve all been working so hard since the beginning of the year. We’re taking care of parents and extended families. We’re getting through some health problems and relationship issues. We even have several jobs to make ends meet. Prices are getting higher, our bills are getting scarier and the news is getting gloomier. But let’s not lose hope. Let’s not lose our reason to smile and to laugh. Let’s keep on believing and keep on supporting each other and to shake things up—let’s tunnel under the fence whenever we get a chance for a few great hearty laughs. J
To get you started, here’s a handful of Hay House products guaranteed to tickle your funny bone:
- Shift Happens: Stay open all hours for miracles and smiles.
- Life Is Short—Wear Your Party Pants: Why wait to have fun? Start now!
- The Wise and Witty Stress Solution Kit: Contains wisdom, humor and even a feather boa!
- Return to Sawyerton Springs: Stories filled with chuckles and guffaws.
- F**k It: The Ultimate Spiritual Way: Two words that can turn your frowns around. [Note: Intended for mature audiences who can really take a joke!]
I’d like to leave you with one of the coolest meditations I discovered, thanks to our fun-spirited friends at the Chopra Center for Well-Being. (Special thanks to Janice Steiner, the Center’s senior event planner.) Drop all your work, turn off all your electronics, find a cozy seat and just enjoy!
Still need a reason to smile? Click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RP4abiHdQpc
Laugh it up!