SUFFERING IS HIGHLY OVERRATED: REFLECTIONS ON HUMOR AND LIFE
By Don Baird, the 2019 AATH Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
Now in paperback!
Presentations and Book Signings available
Humor in Difficult Times
There is a gap between life as we want it to be and life as we experience it. (This is where the reader says: “You”re Telling Me!??”) This gap is pretty important. For what we do with that gap makes the difference in our ability to find fulfillment, happiness and […]Read More
Matthieu Ricard had it made — or so it seemed to those looking on from outside. He was born to a prominent family in Paris. Internationally known musicians, artists, and intellectuals joined them for meals and lofty conversations. He published his first book by the age of 20. He earned […]Read More
One of the legendary performers in the history of show business was a Spanish ventriloquist popularly known as “Senor Wences” (though born as Wenceslao Moreno). He had a very successful career of eight decades, through performances around the globe on state, in films and on television. His success was based […]Read More
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In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth? – Carl Rogers
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I have been secretly treating Don for years for his addiction to humor. The treatment is so secret that even he does not know about it. Although he is smart, witty, wise and a true aficionado of comedy, he is not fooling anyone with his rare combination of an understated, […]Read More
Don is knowledgeable in the science of humor, skillful in its application in practice, and celebrates humor in daily life. His curiosity and love of learning have brought him to the forefront of knowledge in the psychology of humor. These strengths brought him to Europe to attend my first International […]Read More
Don is a hidden treasure…well maybe not so hidden now that he has a website. He is gentle, joyous, and extremely well versed in many aspects of the therapeutic value of humor. When Don speaks, or writes, take heed. Your life will be much richer listening to his wisdom. – Allen Klein, Author of […]Read More