Getting Serious About Workplace Humor

“Humor has a place in almost every work environment,” says Martha Craumer in Getting Serious About Workplace Humor, an artice in a Harvard Managment Communication Letter I found from 2002.  The article explores some of the key advantages to office humor. Some of the highlights from the article: “‘People who use [humor], particularly in stressful… Read more

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Lower Stress with Music

An article from Men’s Health takes a look at the power of what music can do for your health.  One of the studies included suggests that listening to calming music before a stressful event can help prevent you from getting worked up: An Australian study found that music (specifically, Pachelbel’s Canon in D) prevented stress-related… Read more

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Health Benefits of Humor

Note: This is part 1 of a 5 part series detailing why it’s important to have humor in the workplace.  This post covers the physical health benefits, which ultimately lead to healthier employees, lower health care costs, and greater work/life satisfaction. There’s a cliche that says “Laughter is the Best Medicine,” but if you’ve ever… Read more

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