I am so super excited to introduce you to The Junior Joy Team: a group of children coming together to spread joy, experience the depth of community connection and discover the power they hold within themselves to be happy. We’ve just had our second meeting today, during which the inaugural group of kids sat down to put joy on […]
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We’ve added a new listing in our Joy, Kindness & Love directory for KINDNESS. Welcome Life Vest Inside! And thank you for promoting kindness! Here’s a video from their website about the power and reach one act of kindness can have. Do you work to bring more joy, kindness or love into the world? Submit a listing here.
Come out for some Joy & Juicy Inspiration this Saturday with Women of Visionary Influence! I’ll be speaking, and so will the fabulous Susan Glavin of Be The Gift. Saturday January 7, 2012 at The Melting Pot (downtown Portland near 5th and Park) 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Come at 11 to meet and greet! $15 for WOVI Members, $25 for […]
Some time during the day on this Christmas Eve EVERY patient spending Christmas in the hospital at Legacy Salmon Creek will get a smiley face balloon and a card wishing them joy and love, courtesy of The Joy Team. The balloons and cards were delivered yesterday to give hospital staff time to distribute bunches to each department and floor. The amazing and […]
My dear friend and fellow spreader of joy Dana Layon-Damara of Zen Flow Yoga and I, along with our kids, went out to pick up 75 smiley face balloons today. Add those to the 20 already in house and there are now 95 big yellow smiles filling my living room (aka: The Joy Team office). These balloons, each accompanied with […]
Christmas is just one week from today and I find I’m singing Joy to the World in my head with increasing frequency the closer it gets. I just can’t help myself. But because I can’t remember all the words I keep making up different ones. Fun, playful, joyful words. And I put them down on paper. Then I invited people […]
We have a new listing in our Joy, Kindness & Love directory in the JOY category! Welcome Vancouver Laughter Yoga and Tamara Russell! And thank you for promoting health, wellbeing and happiness! Do you work to bring more joy, kindness or love into the world? Submit a listing here.
Positive emotions are proven to open our awareness. And when our awareness is expanded, we not only literally see more, we also see more possibilities and we’re more creative. Sounds good to me! Watch this video of Barbara Fredrickson from Greater Good Science Center to learn more.
We have a new listing in our Joy, Kindness & Love directory in the LOVE category! Welcome Michelle Wirta, The Self Sabotage Specialist, who helps people shift subconscious beliefs and thinking patterns that stand in the way of bringing their gifts to the world. Do you work to bring more joy, kindness or love into the world? Submit a listing here.
Today, October 22nd, is Make a Difference day–a great opportunity to put forth a special effort to do something to make a difference for someone else. Want some ideas? How about: giving a smile and a genuine “hello” to a few strangers taking a plate of cookies to a friend who had a tough week send a hand-written note to […]