Working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic? Where Women Work shares our team's TOP 11 puns to help put a smile on your face


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Working from home? Enjoy our TOP 11 funnies to make you smile!

Working from home? Enjoy our TOP 11 funnies to make you smile!

 March 31, 2020

In times of crisis, life seems more serious and stressful, and there's less to smile about.

However, sometimes gentle humor often presents welcome comfort.

For many, working from home throughout the devastating Covid-19 pandemic presents some great challenges.

Being inside for an extended period, juggling domestic tasks, educating children, professional demands of work, being away from family, friends, and colleagues - this is the 'new normal' many of us are getting used to.

Also, it's easy to feel isolated and disconnected.

Laughter can bring people together

Apart from some obvious positive health benefits like - stress relief, blood pressure stabilization, immune system stimulation, mental health improvements from feel-good neurochemicals - laughter can also connect and unite us. 

Laughter can create a social bond and can elevate our shared experiences. If we laugh at the funny side of life, and share humor with our colleagues and loved ones, this can create a deep feeling of togetherness.

So let us share some work-from-home thoughts to make us smile in these challenging times

Remember this one? Oh how many of us can most certainly relate to this!


Where Women Work's Top 11 work-from-home happy puns

Humor can be 'medicine for the soul' - so here are some of the Where Women Work team's favorite work puns to hopefully pop a gentle smile on your face in these times of great uncertainty and challenges.

Here we go. Take a deep breath - and smile ...

  • My memory has gotten so bad it has actually caused me to lose my job. I’m still employed. I just can’t remember where.
     
  • I’m great at multitasking: I can waste time, be unproductive, and procrastinate all at once.
     
  • Nothing ruins a Friday more than an understanding that today is Tuesday.
     
  • I get plenty of exercise – jumping to conclusions, pushing my luck, and dodging deadlines.
     
  • I like work. It fascinates me. I sit and look at it for hours.
     
  • I’m out of bed and dressed. What more do you want?
     
  • A clean desk is a sign of a cluttered desk drawer.
     
  • My resumé is just a list of things I hope you never ask me to do.
     
  • My boss says I have a preoccupation with vengeance. We’ll see about that.
     
  • I don’t work well under pressure… or any other circumstance.
     
  • Q: Why did the can crusher quit his job? A: Because it was soda pressing.

Finding moments of laughter

These are just some of our funny thoughts on the topic of work from home (WFH), but there are plenty more out there.

Why not share this article - or puns of our own - with yor friends, family and colleagues?

This is of course a period in our lives where we remain very serious and nervous about the future. However, we must still ensure we take care of ourselves and others - both physically, mentally and emotionally.

And, 'appropriate humor' can be a great way to help with all these aspects.

Stay safe, keep as well as possible in the current situation. And remember to find those critically important moments of laughter - each and every day - if you can!

 

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