Weekly VIA Strength Challenges

Humor spotting: Reflect on the funniest things you experienced that day

Humor spotting: Reflect on the funniest things you experienced that day

Humor is a character strength that is connected with life pleasure and happiness.  In a gold-standard study, this exercise boosted happiness and decreased depression in participants. 

  1. At the end of the day, reflect on the funniest things you experienced during the day.
  2. Write about three funny things that happened to you during the day.  Explain why these funny things occurred and describe your feelings in each instance.
  3. Complete this exercise each day this week.