Want More Joy? 7 Surefire Steps to Lasting Joy

  Hello there! I’ve been thinking and writing a lot about self-discipline.  It’s a habit or a mindset that leads to intense satisfaction and lasting joy. The joy comes when a mountain of work is accomplished and the reward is reserved for when it is done.  Then upon completion, several deep exhales of held breath […]

BEing in The Land of Joy (& NOT Just Doing Stuff)

  Hello My Friend, I want to share this post ( on Facebook ) about the joy of getting things done: “I just did something I’ve been putting off for God knows how long and I CANNOT express the joy of action…especially when I know it’s coming from a place of BEing and not just doing for […]

3 Steps to Find Your Joy in The Midst of Chaos

Hello My Friend, If you are busy every day, tired every night but yet there is no steady smile in your life, you need to find your joy spot. I know, I could just hear some critics now – “but with the condition of this world, WHAT is there to be joyous about?” Especially in […]

Here are the 3 best ways to “spoil” our children

Hello My Friend! Just a short note to encourage you to spend fun time laughing…   … “hand to face” and belly hurting laughing with someone(s) special today. Tickling, riddles, knock-knock are all fair game. This is a wonderful and perfect way to be fully present and engaged and connected to children In addition to […]

We choose our joy before we feel it

Hello My Friend, This is the truth – when a lot of things are pulling you against living your life with joy like major world and community issues, pained people, personal struggles AND you stand up to it all and say “NO, not today, my joy is not negotiable OR, up to you!” — it’s […]

Finding Joy in The Midst of Chaos – 3 Steps

    Hello My Friend, If you are busy every day, tired every night but yet there is no steady smile in your life you need to find your joy spot.  I know, I could just hear some critics now – “but with the condition of this world, WHAT is there to be joyous about?”  […]

10 Things to Do for More Joy – and Avoid the Top 5 Deathbed Regrets

  Hello My Friend!  Do you know it’s one of the most regretted things of the dying?  “I wish I had let myself be happier” is what people who were dying shared with a palliative nurse in London. Her other findings are here. [How to Avoid the Top 5 Deathbed Regrets]  Living with more joy doesn’t […]

21 JOY Boosters – Serotonin Galore!

Hello dear one, Joy, joy, joy! When you consider the state of your joy and what creates it, you have to consider both sides of the coin: What types of activities, thoughts and actions would lead to an increase in toxic emotions (taking you away from joy) and naturally, which activities would  increase and release the happy hormone – serotonin. All the activities […]

5 Things to Give Up to INCREASE Your Daily Joy

  Hello My Friend, We all say we want more joy. Some people act like it’s some sort of mystery or secret about how to have it…joy, pure, lasting, unquenchable JOY! But really it is not mysterious and there are many paths to joy; many things you can give up or start doing to increase […]

Forgiveness Tip Time – 3 Steps to Peace, Love and Joy

Hello My Friend, With these benefits, still we resist! Proof that we operate from pain, feelings and fear more than we should…   If you’d like to reap peace, joy and love in your life then sow it. You sow all three through forgiveness. 1)  Reflect for a minute and decide which bit of baggage […]