and my philosophy is simple: You must have a sense of humour to survive and thrive. Humour is not about being funny, it is about seeing funny.
Understanding the value of laughter and harnessing your natural humour resource can immediately impact your energy and enthusiasm for work and life."
- Catherine Lawrence
Catherine is a sought-after humourist and motivational speaker. She has organised and appeared at many events that focus on using humour to help businesses and people thrive. She works at creating an atmosphere in which participants can let go of any inhibitions. Give her a microphone and she's off!
Diagnosed in June 2006 with a rare lung disease called LAM (Lymphangioleiomyomatosis), Catherine has written 6 different books that celebrate life in bite size laughter vignettes. Applying a wittily courageous outlook to her own life, Catherine shows us an appreciation for laughter and the value of examining life through a humour lens.
While spreading laughter has been a lifelong pursuit, over the years Catherine's work has been featured in various media publications. See how Catherine and Survival of the Funniest have been making headlines, and learn more about the very serious business of laughter and the importance of humour in all areas of work and life.
To spread laughter far and wide by sharing the value of laughter and how to harness your natural humour resource.
Catherine has a 12-step guide to help you become a Survival of the Funniest Laugh-o-holic. But be warned: this addiction will lead to reduced stress, improved negotiation skills, increased creativity and productivity in the workplace, stronger immunity, elevated levels of joy, and an overall better quality of life.