Care recipient (cr) needs to develop a better sense of humor to reduce stress

Try: Help the cr look through newspapers and find comic strips that make him or her laugh cut out the favorites and pin them on the wall or create a scrapbook find funny movies and books that the cr will enjoy encourage the cr to spend time with family and friends that make him or her laugh tell funny stories from your own life

Materials: Comedy books and movies comic strips

Categories: Behavior Challenging, Communication, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Social

Information: Laughter has been known to reduce stress that causes medical conditions encouraging a good sense of humor can improve health

References: Adapted from information found on laughter at www mayoclinic com

Keywords: Laughter stress anxiety tension

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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