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Are You (Mentally) Prepared for Stand-Up Comedy? The Uncomfortable Truths & Harsh Facts!

Many people are unaware that being a comedian can be quite stressful on your mental health. Even for the most mentally tough among us.


Constantly scrutinised by other comics, the audience, family, and reviewers. This may be extremely difficult to deal with, leading to feelings of self-doubt and sadness.

More comedians are needed in the world. We require individuals who can make us laugh, ponder, and help us view the world in fresh light.So, if you have a sense of humour and are prepared to work hard, get out there and make us laugh!

Here are a few other things to think about before becoming a comedian:


Do you have a thick complexion? Being a comic entails accepting criticism. You'll have to deal with folks who don't like your jokes and learn to laugh it off.

Do you enjoy being in the spotlight? Comedians are always exposing themselves. They are performing in front of strangers and are always at risk of being bombed. If you don't like being the focus of attention, comedy may not be the vocation for you.

Are you willing to put in the effort? To be a successful comic, you must put in a lot of effort. You'll have to continuously compose jokes, rehearse your stuff, and perform. If you are unwilling to put out the effort, you are unlikely to succeed.


There are several things you can take to obtain treatment if you are a comedian who is battling with your mental health.


You should first consult with a therapist. They can assist you in understanding your emotions and developing coping methods. You should also think about joining a comedian support group. These organisations can provide a safe area for you to talk about your experiences and connect with others who understand what you're going through.


Please know that you are not alone if you are dealing with your mental health. There are those that can assist you. Please get assistance right now.


Yonkers Comedy Club and its great ambiance provides all type of great talent an opportunity to come onboard and entertain the audience of the club.


Yonkers Comedy Club is your go to place if you are becoming a comedian, or want to explore yourself in the domain, we have many occasions where it could be a learning curve for you and we can definitely empower your talent in the best way.


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