Change with Humour

August 12, 2009 at 10:31 am | Posted in communication, inspiration/humour | 2 Comments

Some of my clients find it hard to change certain of their habits.  If small changes are a challenge for you, you might want to consider the list below for some funny changes you can make to create some amusement, annoyance or just to get out of ingrained habits of ‘doing it the normal way’.

Caution: choose wisely what you want to try and with whom! Only continue reading if you’re ready for some silly suggestions…

25 Ways to Change Your Habits And Annoy People: 🙂

Practice Laughing like a cat ;-)

Practice Laughing like a cat 😉

  1. Leave the copy machine set to reduce 200%, extra dark, 17-inch paper, 99 copies.
  2. In the memo field of all your checks, write “for sexual favors.”
  3. Specify that your drive-through order is “TO-GO.”
  4. If you have a glass eye, tap on it occasionally with your pen while talking to others.
  5. Stomp on little plastic ketchup packets.
  6. Insist on keeping your car windshield wipers running in all weather conditions “to keep them tuned up.”
  7. Reply to everything someone says with “that’s what you think.”
  8. Practice making fax and modem noises.
  9. Make beeping noises when a large person backs up.
  10. Finish all your sentences with the words “in accordance with prophesy.”
  11. Signal that a conversation is over by clamping your hands over your ears and grimacing.
  12. Disassemble your pen and “accidentally” flip the ink cartridge across the room.
  13. Holler random numbers while someone is counting.
  14. Adjust the tint on your TV so that all the people are green, and insist to others that you “like it that way.”
  15. Staple pages in the middle of the page.
  16. Publicly investigate just how slowly you can make a croaking noise.
  17. Honk and wave to strangers.
  18. Decline to be seated at a restaurant, and simply eat their complimentary mints at the cash register.
  19. Buy a large quantity of orange traffic cones and reroute whole streets.
  20. Repeat the following conversation a dozen times. “DO YOU HEAR THAT?”
    “Never mind, it’s gone now.”
  21. As much as possible, skip rather than walk.
  22. Try playing the William Tell Overture by tapping on the bottom of your chin. When nearly done, announce “No, wait, I messed it up,” and repeat.
  23. While making presentations, occasionally bob your head like a parakeet.
  24. Sit in your front yard pointing a hair dryer at passing cars to see if they slow down.
  25. Ask people what gender they are.


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  1. LMAO~I have actually done number 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 20.
    and but I will so try 2, 19 and 24 for sure! lol
    Life is too short to be so practical and serious all of the time. Live, Love and Laugh.
    Without regret. and when faced with adverstity, take something from it and share it. We never stop learning until we die.

    • Thanks Mary,
      I’m looking forward to hear about the reactions you’ve got going ahead with all the actions 🙂
      Keep laughing :-O
      ~ Nathalie ~

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