Almost everyone is aware of the biological benefits of laughter. Much more interesting is the way humor is conceptualized and used by people in general and the findings of various researchers regarding humor's nature as a personality trait, coping mechanism, a competence, an emotion based temperament, an aesthetic preference or a virtue.
Garima loves the late night horror series on her favorite channel. She never misses them, even if she has to manage her homework or give up on her sleep. Interestingly, she seeks out the scariest serials and watches them even if she ends up crying in the middle of the night due to fright.
The term "counseling" has many confusing meanings and there are many wide applications to it as well. To go by the dictionary meaning, the term counseling means "the provision of professional assistance and guidance in resolving personal or psychological problems." Many of us might have found ourselves in the role of a counselor at times and also many of us might have used counseling and guidance of others in our life. But the actual meaning of counseling, the role of a counselor and its importance are quite unclear concepts to many of us.