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Humor-Workshop Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Overcoming daily Difficulties by Humor
– Strengthening our Resilience by a humorous, positive Attitude –

Workshop for IMBS, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

                         Interne Veranstaltung!!!


At the end of this lecture the students will be able to:

  • apply various humor tools in their daily lives
  • understand the effects of humor as a coping strategy
  • activate and gradually strengthen their individual “humor muscle”
  • distinguish between social and aggressive humor interventions
  • develop new perspectives and solutions in challenging situations
  • stimulate their creativity and flexibility


The lecture will be a mix of presentation, groupwork, practical exercises, discussions and reflections.

Key Messages:

  1. Humor is a mindset that helps one to see life’s absurdities and challenges with serenity and lightness. It’s a tool for opening new space in crisis by creating new opportunities.
  2. The use of humor is a way of ensuring a healthy and sustainable working and living environment. Playfulness and seriousness should exist side by side in our lives.
  3. Humor fosters positive connections – a team that laughs together, works well together.
  4. The quality of humor matters! (social vs. aggressive)
  5. Everyone has a sense of humor and it can be activated and strengthened by a daily training.


Nov 19 2021

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