I think there is a distinct difference between joy and happiness. Happiness is dependent on what’s going on in your life. It’s the choice of how you deal with everyday annoyances. Joy, on the other hand, is deep inside. It’s something you have whether you are happy or sad, satisfied or annoyed, excited or indifferent.
My Steps to Joy include three questions to ask yourself. Continue reading
When we quit worrying over the little things, we can spend time on what is truly important in life.
Each and every day we experience disappointment. Friends who don’t do what we expect, work situations that become fodder for TV sitcoms, plans fail, wishful thinking blows into the wind like a puff of glitter dust. The truth is that many of these situations are out of our control. They happen upon us, surprisingly out of the blue and it’s up to us to navigate through it. At times we respond with intensity because we are hurt. Continue reading
The rush to the Christmas finish line! You did everything that you were supposed to do! You shopped for months, baked for weeks, hosted parties, gave gifts to all of your friends, and late at night you arranged the gifts under the tree just so the perfect photo could be taken of your handiwork! Then Christmas morning arrived. Everyone so incredibly happy and at the end of the day, you’re wondering what happened. Continue reading