I thought it was not that normal to use humor to cope with depression or any mental distress. It turns out that it is and it can make you healthier or just be a valid coping mechanism. Articles mention that too much can be too much and that the humorous front can mask the real you from others. Haven't you seen that some very funny people you've known had a dark side they didn't really want you to see? We hear that a lot of successful comedians have dark sides and some have battled mental health issues. As I see more and more of life, I see this. This is a link to a blog on NAMI. https://nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/January-2020/Using-Humor-as-a-Coping-Tool Do you use humor to help you cope and does it work for you?