Month: August 2017

Finding Joy Amidst Hate

We’ve been bombarded with hate recently, haven’t we? It’s a lot to take. The uprising of hate groups, the threat of war…it’s all very real, and very scary, and happening in real time on the 24-hour news channels and on social media. It can be hard to find and feel joy in these times. Really

Set Yourself Up for a Joyful Day With These Tips

There’s nothing more satisfying than having a great day. You wake up, full of energy and ready to take on whatever comes your way. Sometimes, it can be a challenge to get there. But if you follow these simple tips, you too can have a joyful day every day. Get a good sleep If you

Change Your Attitude to Gratitude

Feeling stressed? Overwhelmed? At your wit’s end? It happens to all of us. Not so good days are part of life, and it’s our job to learn to accept them and let go. But that can be difficult sometimes, especially when it feels like the weight of the world is on your shoulders. It’s time

A Beginner’s Guide to Staying in the Moment

It’s said that the secret to happiness is to be present in the moment. That’s easier said than done for most of us. We spend much of our time and energy reflecting on the past or projecting into the future, and very little of our focus and attention is here and now. So how do

5 Ways to Cultivate Joy In Time for the Weekend

Have you ever gone through a whole weekend, and by the time Sunday rolls around, you feel like you’re only then just starting to unwind? I think that happens to many of us, and it can be frustrating! There is a better way! Sure, we all have busy lives, and sometimes our weekends are jam-packed

Recognizing the Joyful Moments

You’re so busy all the time! It’s exhausting, isn’t it? Juggling all of the things in your life is hard work. You rush through your days from one thing to the next, and barely have time to think let alone breathe. I think today’s world has made us busier than we need to be. Between

Why I Choose Joy

My entire life I’ve struggled with joy. It seems weird to see those words on a screen, but it’s true. Sure, I’ve had joyful moments; we all have. But to truly feel joyful, on a daily basis, has been hard for me. I think it’s hard for a lot of people, actually. I guess that’s