The Clarion

Self-deprecating humor can still hurt

Mel Acosta, Opinion Editor

November 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s become increasingly more popular to deflect one’s own mental health through self-deprecating humor. Sprouting in memes and day-to-day conversation, making a joke at your own expense, when overused, has the potential to make you view yourself in a more negative light. Ethan Kross, a psychologist of the Un...

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