Spidey’s Serene Sunday – Part 268 – Laughter

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“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.”

― Audrey Hepburn

Thank you, Spidey. I’m definitely an advocate for smiles!

You know, I’m aware that laughter, smiles and giggles aren’t going to cure this pandemic, but I tell you what, during this time of self-isolation, social distancing and quarantine, a good old belly laugh sure helps get through.

I’ve been trying to read books that are light-hearted. If they are an arc I requested, that are a bit heavy, I’ve found them hard to get into. But a good old Rom Com or a bit of humour has been very well received.

I’ve definitely been clicking on and reading more posts via the blog and other social media platforms that are more likely to make me smile.

I’ve watched films that are high in comedic factor, or old, nostalgic films have been getting a revisit. Things I know will leave me with a smile on my face.

And… I discovered TikTok.

A very dangerous app in my hands!

I’ve been aware of it for a long while, impossible to avoid, when you have teens, especially in the shape of Lil Princess, who is always doing funny little snippets of dances. It took a while, but I realised she and her friends all learn the moves to these snippets of songs, and the choreography originates from these mini clips.

Now TikTok isn’t just all dance. People use the medium and it’s various effects to create little video clips that can be really funny.

So… after a long time, I decided I would download it to see what the fuss was about. I haven’t created a public profile, as I don’t think I could cope with ANOTHER platform to manage, but we’ve been recording really silly videos.

Of course, you know, I don’t post my children at all, but I did manage to make some silly skit style videos, that feature just me… and posted them on my Instagram.

So… did you want a giggle?

Oh, okay then (yes, I know you didn’t need to twist too hard!), here’s one…

Funny enough? Okay, another…

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#salonchat #tiktok #sorrynotsorry 😂😂😂

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So… tell me, what have you found, to make you laugh or smile during the pandemic?

Have a peaceful Sunday, Peeps.  And enjoy your week! ❤ 

31 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Mr. Ohh's Sideways View
    May 26, 2020 @ 21:44:21

    I am an advocate of world laughter, and humorist.
    I would be honored if you would check my blog to smile
    Stay well and Laugh a lot

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  2. Jennie
    Apr 21, 2020 @ 13:11:28

    Laughter is the best medicine! 😅

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  3. thereluctantpoet
    Apr 20, 2020 @ 02:24:15

    Reblogged this on The Reluctant Poet.

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  4. charlypriest
    Apr 19, 2020 @ 20:01:37

    I woke up today and had no clue if it was still Saturday or Sunday with this quarantine. I lost track. But I´m glad it´s Spidey Sunday, and very good on your part to not put the video on public of your kids. There are good people out there, you are one. Not perfect like everybody else but overall, yes.
    Plus you make me smile when I read your posts.

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  5. OIKOS™-Publishing
    Apr 19, 2020 @ 18:40:06

    Thank you very much, Spidey. You’d remembered me too. Why should we be pessimistic? Belly laught? Wasnt there anything with belly, just a week ago? 😉 Yes!!! Siiiiisssssss! Lol A belly dance vidclip from you, on TikTok!!!! Carry on! Lol Hope you are all well and have a beauftiful rest of the weekend! Michael

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  6. robbiesinspiration
    Apr 19, 2020 @ 18:05:49

    I can understand your wanting to read and watch lighter material, Ritu. I am enjoying a book about the arrival of the Spanish in South America and the Aztec’s. It is fascinating.

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  7. johnrieber
    Apr 19, 2020 @ 17:58:38

    You have discovered a whole new outlet for your creativity! Bravo!

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  8. Rae Reads
    Apr 19, 2020 @ 17:25:33

    REFRESHING!

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  9. syl65
    Apr 19, 2020 @ 15:54:12

    Too funny, Sister 😄 I watch a lot of stand up comedy clips and sketches to keep the smiles and laughs going.

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  10. Diary of a Dublin housewife
    Apr 19, 2020 @ 12:58:32

    Life without laughter is no life x

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  11. potatosandwich
    Apr 19, 2020 @ 11:43:56

    Oh no…..please not tik tok!! The work of the devil himeself….

    P.S. It was funny though!

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  12. Darlene
    Apr 19, 2020 @ 09:49:32

    These are hilarious. Laughter may not cure the virus but it will certainly get us through this time of isolation. Keep laughing! xo

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  13. Mrs ESTJ
    Apr 19, 2020 @ 09:38:37

    There’s always opportunity for my daughter to make me smile. She’s still at that age of saying brutally honest things to people. Plus she’s always singing and dancing.

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  14. petespringerauthor
    Apr 19, 2020 @ 07:39:07

    A good sense of humor is a must, and life is full of opportunities to laugh.

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  15. willowdot21
    Apr 19, 2020 @ 07:24:33

    Love your videos Sis, what’s been making me laugh, silly clips that are circulating, mostly Tik Tok, Ruby, the grandchildren, 💜💜💜

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