Every day, we are students learning a new process, whether it is a phone system, a computer program or an entirely new job. It is our natural tendency to tense up when we are faced with learning something new.
The more we stress, the more our ability to focus, comprehend and learn is affected. As frustration mounts, laughter not only relieves tension, but also sparks creative thinking. This state of relaxed alertness paves the way for a quicker understanding to retain new knowledge and develop new skills.
The next time you are struggling to learn something new, count on your sense of humor to come to your rescue.