What’s So Funny About…A Crisis? Humor to Distract, Relate, Reframe & Refuel

Global pandemic. Political pandemonium. Stressed out students. Angry parents. Worried administrators. Who would have ever thought that School Nursing could be this challenging?! If in the midst of it all you’ve experienced any of the following: lack of focus, inability to concentrate, anxiety, forgetfulness, or brain fog …these can be warning signs that your brain has been hijacked, and that can be dangerous, or even deadly for you and your students. Discover how to harness humor to distract, relate, reframe and refuel to empower yourself and those in your care.

At the end of the presentation you’ll be able to recognize how to use humor to reframe a situation and reverse an amygdala hijack, identify how to use humor intentionally to build your mental bandwidth, and describe one way to intentionally use humor to boost your physical resilience!

About the Presenters:

Karyn Buxman

Karyn Buxman, neurohumorist AND former school nurse, once ran from school to school chasing head lice on 2000 children grades K-12. Now she runs through airports so that she can share her knowledge and passion for humor around the world.

Through her years of research and experience she’s determined that whether you’re a nurse, teacher, parent or student, humor will help you live a more positive, productive, and happier life.

Award winning TEDx speaker, author, neurohumorist and nurse—Karyn’s mission is to improve global health through laughter and to heal the humor impaired!