Truth be told, though, joking is exactly what is needed these days — at least to some degree. As the saying goes, "Laughter is the best medicine." And now, there's research proving it's much more than just a saying.
Sometimes, a good way to lift yourself up is to remember how someone else has helped you — and thank them for it. You’ll be doing both of you a lot of good!
How important is hope, really? Does it make sense to feel hopeful at a time when the world seems t have gone mad, or is it psychologically safer allow cynicism to build a protective shell around our hearts and minds?