Do we take ourselves too seriously? Volunteering plays a critical role in so many organizations, in so many countries across the world. And these days, being in the volunteer management business isn't easy. It’s no surprise that many of us are stressed. What we need, says John Suart, the editor of the world’s only comedy site for non-profit organizations, is to laugh more. In this feature article for e-Volunteerism, Suart explains why it’s important to try and combat stress and pessimism by injecting more humor into our work and our lives.