I love holidays. They have the power to distract from the humdrum that is perhaps 99.9999% of our lives.
Take a regular, run-of-the-mill day or month, proclaim it a holiday, and presto – it’s special. It instantly becomes blog fodder, a popular theme for school activities, a reason to party, and a barrel of marketing opportunities.
Photo Credit: The Carmel Institute of Humor
In case you missed it,
April is the 36th Anniversary
of National Humor Month.
“National Humor Month was founded in 1976 by best-selling humorist Larry Wilde, Director of The Carmel Institute of Humor. It is designed to heighten public awareness on how the joy and therapeutic value of laughter can improve health, boost morale, increase communication skills and enrich the quality of one’s life.”
It is fitting that April, the clammy month that begins with a spirit of play on April Fool’s Day and includes the dreaded April 15th, Tax Day, celebrate comic relief.
Research studies claim the physical, psychological, and social benefits of humor are tremendous. But have you heard the latest – that humor is an aphrodisiac?
Zoosk “National Humor Month” Survey Finds Humor is An Aphrodisiac – MarketWatch.
“Is that a joke or are you just glad to see me?”
What is your favorite holiday?