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Top 10 Ways To Improve Sense Of Humor by humornama: 7:03am On Oct 27
A sense of humor is the ability to sense, perceive and practice humor. Simply, the ability to appreciate a joke is called sense of humor. From an evolutionary biological standpoint, the sense of humor is used by males to attract females. So, there are many who believe with this ‘outdated’ logic that women are less funnier than men. Now, two weird questions arise in this situation. One, if women are less funnier than men, can’t they improve? Two, what if a male is deprived of a sense of humor? After all, not all women can cook good food. For these reasons, we have formed the best ways to improve your sense of humor.

Check Out The Top !0 Ways To Improve Your Sense Of Humor:

Share Your Point Of View More.
This is a no brainer when answering the question on how to improve humor skills. You cannot be Louis C. K., George Carlin, Richard Pryor or Robin Williams. It has to be the original YOU. Take a moment and think about the funniest people you have met in your life. You’ll realize that no one is the same. Every person has a different style, perspective, and opinion when describing an event. This originality makes you unpredictable and causes laughter. So start sharing your point of view from day one.

Explore Stand Up Comedy & Funny Videos.
Nobody can teach you all the other 22 ways mentioned in this article in a more practical way than watching the ones who have excelled in this field. But the most important part is that choose your learning videos carefully. You won’t like using dark humor of Louis C.K. in front of your friend circle consisting of people having strict moral and religious beliefs.

The Importance Of Subject, Target & Its Timing In Humor.
You can’t be more wrong in a situation if you are ignorant about the subject, its target, and its timing. Let’s say that what happens when you gift an adult magazine to a 6-year-old kid on his birthday? This is not a humorous or witty course of action but a stupid one. Here, the subject is the adult magazine, the target is the child and the timing is the birthday of kid. Although, the narration of the same incident 10 years from then would be hilarious.

Beware Of The Interests & Preferences Of Your Humor Victim.
This homework is performed by almost every comedian before coming onto the stage. The key to capturing the minds of your friends and colleagues is to be familiar with their interests and preferences. Developing a good sense of humor is not just about delivering fancy stuff but also about understanding the perspective of the listeners.

The Importance Of Spontaneity.
If you aren’t quick in delivering the punchlines then the window of the joke to be made closes. Once the time has played its part, all you’ll ever do in the conversation is catching up.

Never Play One Type Of Humor.
Good comedians have a backup of different perspectives. If one type is not working for them then they move to another. Kids don’t really get puns or sarcasm but enjoy roleplay. Students might like misdirections and puns while adults like exaggeration and teasing more.

Every Relatable Truth Is A Joke.
Funny people heavily rely on ‘observational’ humor. They pick up instances from their personal life and present them in the form of story-telling. This allows the listener to relate to the story and be surprised by the narrator’s point of view.

Want To Be Humorous? Laugh On Yourself, First.
This is the greatest quality possessed by a person with a good sense of humor. If you can laugh on yourself, it means that you have come in terms with your mistakes and more importantly, with YOU. Your mistakes are a part of you so you cannot hide them. But you can learn from them. When you share your mistakes, imperfections, and flaws, it makes you complete. After all, any embarrassing story turns into a hilarious story if given some time.

Smile & Smirk But Don’t Laugh.
Amateurs laugh, experts smile while the legends smirk. The saying fits appropriately on people who are looking to be the focal point of a friend circle. No one should laugh on his/her joke unless you want to stress on the related/next humor.

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Effortlessness In Execution.
When you are a personality who can speak and understand funny things, you ought to be enjoying the moment. You should avoid these signs: feeble and pacing voice, fidgeting, swaying & stepping back and forth. These are the signs of nervousness which will be easily perceived by your colleagues or audience. Whereas, if people find you require little or no effort then their focus will shift more towards what you are saying.

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