It is a great time for the practical Joker to pull out the whoopee cushion and relieve some of the tension at home or at the office.
Remember how the medics on the hit show M*A*S*H dealt with the stress of being in a war zone.
Hawk eye was always pulling practical jokes and gags to relieve stress.
While we may not be in a war zone over 80% of Americans say they are stressed out.
A good laugh has been proven to relieve the effects of stress and have an overall positive effect on the body.
It has also been able to defuse stressful situations in the work place.
Many emergency room nurses say they use humor to help them cope with the stress of their jobs.
What better way to have a good belly laugh than some good old fashioned practical joking.
There are hundreds of products designed to bring a smile to our faces.
Some of the more popular products include the prank TV remote, Embarrassing Envelopes, Joke Golf Balls, fake spills, two headed quarters, and of course an endless supply of potty pranks and bathroom humor that are sure to bring the house down.
Some of the cleverest minds from the comedy world have been working on some very funny tee shirts that are sure to bring a smile.
What a great way to spread smiles every where you go.
With the political season in full force there are an amazing number of gag gifts available.
Some of the most popular include Rush Limbaugh toilet paper, Hillary nut crackers, Bush dog chew toy, Obama and McCain action figures, and the Hillary and Bush Toilet bowl brushes to name just a few.
It doesn't really matter what political party you are taking aim at there are plenty of products that you will enjoy.
While these products can be a lot of fun and relieve stress in the work place a word of caution.
Be ware some people have no funny bone.
Be careful not to play a prank the wrong person, you know the one that walks around with a scowl on their face and barking out orders at everyone.
In other words the person that probably needs a good laugh the most.
We are all in this mess together, and we will get through it together, and all be much better off if we stop once and a while and have a good laugh.