We’ve teamed up with the humor experts at the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor (AATH) to bring you information on the health benefits of humor, plus tips and activities to help you “scale” up efforts to use humor in your life.
While psoriasis appears on the skin, its root cause and overall effect on a person goes much deeper. Navigating emotional challenges and uncomfortable psoriasis-related situations can be difficult, but humor can provide a lifeline to help you not only survive, but thrive. Alongside lifestyle changes and medication, a healthy dose of humor has an important role for people managing psoriasis. Incorporating humor as part of your “treatment plan” can be a helpful – and healthful – coping strategy to help navigate the everyday realities of life with psoriasis.
DID YOU KNOW?
Recent research shows that humor can have a significant impact on your overall health and well-being.
Featuring contributions from experts in the field of humor research and application, this educational report:
The pros also share tips and techniques to help people overcome negative attitudes, navigate challenges, and incorporate humor into daily life.
BUT WAIT… THERE’S MORE
Humor experts Paul Osincup and Karyn Buxman join Crack Up Charlie to show how people can use humor to help break the ice, navigate awkward situations, and build confidence when faced with the challenges of living with psoriasis.
A HANDY GUIDE TO KEEPIN’ IT PsO REAL…
Living with psoriasis often means having to overcome challenges in the workplace, at school, and with friends and family. Check out our convenient guide to Keepin’ it PsO Real, featuring fun “PsO Life Libs” games with a psoriasis twist, and thought starters inspired by people living with psoriasis – maybe even you! – on how humor can be used to help reduce discomfort and turn difficult encounters into teachable moments.