Nurses know the value of a good laugh. I can hand on heart say that I have had the best and hardest laughs from my nursing colleagues. The shared experiences bonds us together.
I know to the outside world it may seem cruel that we laugh at patient’s misfortunes but it isn’t how it is. We laugh at the experience of doing this work together.
Please tell me a funny nursing story. Hit me up on insta DM or email me (firstname.lastname@example.org). I can share a couple of the best.
While we know that laughing is good for us, I have found some research which makes it legit. See below.
The Mayo clinic reviews the positive effects of laughter.
Whether you’re guffawing at a sitcom on TV or quietly giggling at a newspaper cartoon, laughing does you good. Laughter is a great form of stress relief, and that’s no joke.