Once again, we will skip the theory today and cut to the chase of humor therapy: The following are real headlines (watch those misplaced modifiers) observed in various newspapers across the country over the years. Enjoy!
Homeless Man Under House Arrest
Tiger Woods Plays with Own Balls, Nike Says
Statistics show that teen pregnancy drops significantly after age 25
Tornado Rips through cemetery, Hundreds dead
Man Struck by lightening faces battery charges
Condom truck tips, spills load
Missippi’s Literacy Program Shows Improvement
New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group
Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Space
Kids Make Nutritious Snacks
Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Experts Say
Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers
Drunks Get Nine Months in Violin Case
Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over
• Stress Tip for the Day
Take time lighten up today and not take yourself so seriously. Look for the humor in life (there is lots to take note of). If you wish start collecting funny jokes, headlines, cartoons and such into a notebook (I call this the tickler notebook) so you can revisit it when hear stress knocking at the door.
• Links/Books Worth Noting:
Here are some more headlines some of which I couldn’t print (what were they thinking?), but you can view them here:
• Quote for the Day:
“Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.” — Mark Twain
Photo of the Day:
This photo was sent to me… let this be a warning…when you feed the ducks—Beware!
Brian Luke Seaward, Ph.D. is an internationally renowned expert in the fields of stress management, mind-body-spirit healing and stress and human spirituality. He is the author of over 10 books including the bestsellers, Stand Like Mountain, Flow Like Water, Stressed Is Desserts Spelled Backward, The Art of Calm, Quiet Mind, Fearless Heart and Managing Stress (6E). He can be reached through his website:www.brianlukeseaward.net
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