How do you know if we are in a recession or a depression?
A recession is when you are unemployed.
A depression is when I am unemployed.
Did you smile?
If you did, you just experienced how little it takes to begin to shift your mood no matter what is happening externally. Yes, it is simple. And yes, it is not easy.
Why not spend some time sharing this joke? Or find another joke that makes you laugh and pass that along. This activity is free, and it will not only help you but also those you engage in joke telling with.
Andrea T. Goeglein, Ph.D.