A practical self help guide to using laughter and humour as a thinking skill and life skill to make you feel better and enable you to communicate more effectively. Laughology, written in an easy to understand, fun, informative way takes a psychological look at how humour can influence your behaviour, help you feel better and live a happier life. Simple techniques and excercises will improve the reader's ability to gain a more positive perspective in difficult situations, change his or her mood, and increase happiness through adopting the techniques from the Laughology model.
Stephanie Davies is recognised as one of the UK's leading voices in the psychology of laughter and humour. She has over ten years experience of developing interventions that have been applied in a wide variety of settings dealing with complex public and mental health issues and building teams in high profile organisations.
Contents include: What is Laughter? Your Laughter Triggers Happy People The Power of Laughter What is Humour The Mechanics of Humour Young at Heart Improve your Life with Laughology Your Humour Toolkit: Focus Your Humour Toolkit: Language Your Humour Toolkit: Imagination Your Humour Toolkit: Pattern Breaking The Power of SMILE