Monday, October 14, 2013

Humor for Taking Back Your Personal Power

Heather Callaghan
Activist Post

In Amanda Warren's write-up about the path of the Peaceful Warrior, the topic of humor was briefly touched upon. It was one of three keys to life spoken in the movie, Peaceful Warrior:
2. Humor - Keep a sense of humor, especially about yourself, it is a strength beyond all measure...
Humor breeds life, acceptance and personal power. It is freeing and absent of fear. You won't find much of it in strict, punitive, controlling regimes often found in the following institutions:
  • School
  • Law enforcement & judicial system
  • Bureaucracy
  • Healthcare
  • Toxic upbringing environment
  • Heavy handed religious sects
  • Toxic, abusive relationships including at work
Why do you think that is?