~~April 3, 2021~~
I LIKE THIS!!
Frequent use of self-deprecating humor has been linked to better overall psychological well-being, a study has discovered. When you hear someone making fun of themselves, you would usually assume that they are doing so to conceal their insecurities.
However, a recent study has found that the opposite may be the case; that making yourself the butt of your jokes actually demonstrates greater levels of happiness and self-assurance.
“In particular, we have observed that a greater tendency to employ self-defeating humour is indicative of high scores in psychological wellbeing dimensions such as happiness and, to a lesser extent, sociability,” said Jorge Torres Marín, co-author of the study.
And to top it off, it’s old, plain fun!!