When people say they’ve tried everything around a problem, they’ve often tried except changing how they’re approaching it.
Sometimes being too serious around a problem is precisely the thing that keeps you stuck. When you lighten up and laugh, you become more creative. You relax. You feel better. You see things you hadn’t seen before. You free yourself up to act more effectively.
Embodied sensuality and lightness coach Julia Johannsen talks to me about
- how laughter can help us
- how she learned to cultivate laughter in her own life
- what we can do to get better at lightening up and letting go