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I Think People Need to Learn How to Laugh At Themselves

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    Happy Happy Joy Joy....

    Life is too short to be serious all the time.  I look at my mistakes as a learning experience, and they make for great comical writing material. I love to laugh at some of the really stupid things I do and I think I am better for it.  Anyone want to play hi ho cheerio...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 11 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    Laughter Is The Best Medication

    Yes, people do need to laugh at themselves.....as we all are always doing or saying something that we shouldn't have said the relaxing how dumb the thing we just said.....me I get confused and get silly, when asked " what can I do for you" or "what do you want"....my first answer...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M Oct 1, 2011

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    Give Yourself The Greatest Gift

    I know, here he goes with the cliches again! But seriously, I had discovered long ago that allowing myself to laugh at me, opened the doors to make others laugh also. I can't argue with the fact that laughter is the greatest gift, it makes you live longer, top that!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 5, 2011

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    I Do It Often!

    I encountered life's most embarrassing moment a few days ago and I've been laughing about it ever since.  You have to laugh at those things you can't do anything about. 
    2nice 2nice 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    Ahah

    okay i feel like everyone does stupid thing or something that, made them think about what they just did. come on people.. we all do dumb thing we just need to get over them.if we are still stuck on what happened like 3 days ago then thats a personal problem. lol everyone needs to...
    brooklyn917 brooklyn917 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2009

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    Yes They Do.

    It took me about 8 years but I'm a lot happier now that I can and do quite frequently. I think it's good to be able to accept your inner silliness.
    relleaine relleaine 16-17, F Aug 7, 2010

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    I laugh at my self all the time I accidentally

    drank CLR coffee today anyone wanna tell a good joke bellow make me laugh?
    TheresaTia TheresaTia 13-15, F Dec 4, 2013

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    Laugh About It Now! :))

    They say 'Will be laughing the things we've done right now in the future. Specially the ones we cried and we had trouble on' So, why not laugh about it today? Did you know that it has proven that an emotional pain only last for 12 minutes? And longer than that is self- harm...
    happydia happydia 16-17, F Feb 13, 2012

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    IF It Wasnt For Bad Luck....

    Im walking along a bike path Saturday morning feeling depressed as I look up at the dark sky which I know promises to deliver yet more rain. Farther ahead, on the edge of the path I see a black cat and immediately think "Oh this is just great! some more bad luck I can do...
    crosseyedlemon crosseyedlemon 56-60, M 9 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    Laughing

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    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2009

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