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Humor in Hard Times

Using humor to cope with anxiety, see things in new perspectives and get through this difficult time.

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People have used humor as coping mechanism in order to get through tough times, such as war. Read them online, enjoy, and maybe contribute one. But nothing distasetful. 

A good joke can not only entertaint, but it gives you new ways of looking at things and frees you from anxiety.


https://bemorepanda.com/en/posts/1585043973-funniest-coronavirus-jokes-to-boost-your-mood-during-isolation

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Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

It reinforced my view that humor can be a great tool when facing hardships. And using your sense of humor is free.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

LINE

Messenger

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • Local Government
  • National Government
  • News: Digital
  • WHO (World Health Organization)

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

A lot of people are concerned about financial stability under the status quo. What kind of support can the government offer in that area?

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

I teach so I'm concerned about students who had to put their education on hold because of COVID-19.

What is your current profession?

Associate Professor / Stand-up Comedian

In what city are you located?

Osaka

In what country are you located?

Japan

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