Friday, February 29, 2008

Laughs - In Particular, My Laugh

Someone paid me the best compliment this week. A co-worker emailed me Tuesday and said, “I love hearing you laugh. You should be here everyday.” (I only work at the Malibu office on Tuesdays; I guess my laugh carries around the corner.) I emailed back and said, “Thank you – that’s the nicest thing I’ve heard all day. I love laughing – life is too short to be grumpy.”

It was his follow-up that got me: “Your laugh is pure joy and dazzling.” For a co-worker who doesn’t know me that well, this really struck me. I don’t know much about the science of laughter but I guess that it reflects what’s happening inside, on a deeper, maybe subconscious, level. And to think my laugh reflects pure joy and is dazzling to him – well, I can’t think of a nicer compliment. I want my outlook on life to be pure joy, no matter what happens around me ('rejoice' says the tattoo).

(Laugh is a funny sounding word in itself.)

1 comment:

  1. sounds like somebody has a little crush on jacks...

    crushes are wonderful. they raise the spirit : )