Allen Klein

Born: April 26, 1938

Occupation: Speaker, Author

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Allen Klein

Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor,...

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Research has shown that people who volunteer often live longer.

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Allen Klein

A little perspective, like a little humor, goes a long way.

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Allen Klein

When times get tough, at some point, people instinctively know they need to lighten up in order to get through it.

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Humor does not diminish the pain - it makes the space around it get bigger.

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Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing.

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It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.

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Zen teaches that once we can open up to the inevitability of our demise, we can begin to transform that situation and lighten up about it.

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Laughter can help relieve tension in even the heaviest of matters.

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To a child, often the box a toy came in is more appealing than the toy itself.

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Humor can help you cope with the unbearable so that you can stay on the bright side of things until the bright side actually comes along.

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I contend that not only can you laugh at adversity, but it is essential to do so if you are to deal with setbacks without defeat.

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Now, a recent study from cardiologists at the University of Maryland, has shown that laughter may have a beneficial effect on the heart.

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The tragedy of September 11th was so sudden, so enormous, and so horrendous, both in terms of lives lost and global consequences, that this country and the world went into immediate and prolonged shock.

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Advertisers also know that humor can help bond us to their product.

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Laughter, and the broader category of humor, are key elements in helping us go on with our life after a loss.

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The studies indicate that focusing our attention on someone else, takes our mind off of our own problems. We stay healthier and thereby live longer.

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When we are dealing with death we are constantly being dragged down by the event: Humor diverts our attention and lifts our sagging spirits.

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And, unlike the earlier bombing on the World Trade Center, a major landmark and symbol of the strength of the financial world was, not just damaged but, totally destroyed.

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“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”

― Dr. Seuss