You're going to experience trying days and intense challenges, so having humor in your life is important.
It's one thing to have a great career, increase your net worth, live in a big house, drive a sporty car, have a nice family, and enjoy the benefits of being a successful physician. It's quite another if your life is relatively humorless.
According to some studies, 44-year-olds, on average, laugh less often each day than children under age 7 and adults over age 65? That's kind of sad when you think about it. Imagine going years, if not decades, in your professional career maintaining a relatively humorless posture compared to those much younger or significantly older? Like the Peggy Lee song lamented, "Is that all there?" Is the life that you're currently all there is?
If it's been awhile since you have let out a good belly laugh, or you'd simply like to smile more often throughout the day, here are some ideas that will get you back on the road to mirth:
If you undertake the activities above, not too far in the future, you'll find that you've added a measure of humor back into your life that helps to offer some semblance of balance. After all, you're still going to have trying days and intense challenges. It's that fine balance that makes it all so much nicer.