William James Autor

The helping professions, namely health care, which is constantly in contact with the pain and suffering of other human beings, are highly stressful. Pressures and scarcity of media is they add emotional situations highly disturbing, unpleasant scenes, exhausting responsibilities, etc., these elements that can alter the psychological balance of the professional.Professionals could deal with that stress more easily if we had proper strategies of coping and adaptation in our repertoire. Unfortunately in training undergraduate and graduate health professionals has placed emphasis on technical preparation relegating oblivion essentials such as self-control, self-esteem, self-motivation, communication and humor, among other positive emotions. The health professional must attend not only to the needs of the patient, but also to their own demands for care. We require high doses of energy, optimism and good humour with the autoayudarnos object control our frequent frustration, helplessness and pain arising from contact with humans mourners. These skills, strategies, skills and positive attitudes will be very beneficial to the same professionals and to all persons in the environment. Humor is a constructor of the ego and laughter a potential triumph that ego. Laughter is one of the great series of methods that the human mind has built to escape from the compulsion to suffering, through laughter a person refuses to suffer, emphasizes the invincible nature of his ego before the real world and preserves intact the principle of pleasure without surpassing the boundaries of mental health. Sigmund Freud the ability to laugh at oneself is a vital psychological immunity against a modern disease of thought: the excess of seriousness.The objective of this paper is to propose the laughter, humor, as a mental and emotional tool that will often lead to a balanced, objective and rational, thinking guiding us to happiness, fulfillment, and personal well-being do not we laugh because we are happy, but that we are happy because we laugh. William James Autor and source of the article.