Go ahead, amaze yourself this week and just act silly. Do a silly experiment. Leap into life with a let's-be-goofy-and-ridiculous kind of swagger this week. How to Be Silly. If you are feeling stuck in a rut, you've got the blues or life just needs a dash of hilarity added to spice it up, then there is nothing better than to be. If you're a not-so- funny person and want to get funny, there are two things you need to keep in mind. One, you can't please everyone, so don't feel let down if.