As long as there has been something to write on, humans have been keeping journals. You could even say that the earliest cave drawings were journals—capturing the events of a hunt, drawing pictographs that related stories, creating images of the sacred.
Anxiety is different than fear but it is related to it. Fear is a feeling of tension that is associated with a known source of danger. Anxiety is also a feeling of tension, but in this case, the danger or the threat of danger is unknown.
The Proverbs declare “A merry heart does good like a medicine.” French novelist Victor Hugo author of Les Miserables penned “Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.” Thomas Sydenham, a seventeenth century British physician, who may have been the first doctor to recommend laughter as the best medicine observed “ The arrival of a good clown into a village does more for its health than 20 asses laden with drugs,”