Author Archives: michele

Sharing the LOVE

Valentine’s Day, Love Day, Heart Day…whatever lovey-dovey name you have for it today’s the day to celebrate all things love. The Joy Team wants to help!  So, here are a few places you can soak up the warm fuzzies: Bits o’ love and joy from ISpyJoy.com Wisdom of love from LicensePlateWisdom.com Organizations working for love from the Joy, Kindness & Love […]

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The Joy Team helps launch the second Off the Mat: Confessions of a Yogi

The Joy Team was honored to be part of Dana Layon’s release party for her second book in a series of seven called Off the Mat: Confessions of a Yogi. The Joy Team founder Michele Larsen (that’s me!) got to speak for a few minutes about the work we’re doing spreading joy through the amazing power of positive messaging–and billboards. […]

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KINDNESS: Virtues Project Consulting

Virtues Project Consulting: Inspiring the individual to live a more joyful and purposeful life; supporting families to raise children of compassion and integrity. They’re just one of the organizations listed under KINDNESS in our Joy, Kindness & Love directory. Find out who else is in there.

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LOVE: The Daily Love

The Daily Love aims to show you the love and make you happy. And the best part about being happy is sharing that happiness with others. Today’s Daily Love is awesome. It talks about setting goals — a popular topic in early January. Here’s my favorite part of today’s message: Make 2011 the year you break free of limiting beliefs […]

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Joy Overstreet is our 1st new member of 2011!

We joyfully welcome our very 1st new member of The Joy Team for 2011: Joy Overstreet of Joyful Spaces. The JOY Team. JOY Overstreet. JOYful Spaces.  I think it was meant to be.  Don’t you? Thanks oodles, Joy, for being our 1st new member of 2011!  And for all you do to spread joy in the world! P.S. You can […]

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JOY: Music For All

Music For All Starting today 12 classical music groups in Portland are working to bring the JOY of music to everyone. Anyone who recieves food stamps or has the Oregon Trail card can get tickets and enjoy the fine arts of music and dance for just $5 through the Music For All program. Find this group and others working for […]

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Introducing the Joy, Kindness & Love Directory

It’s a new year, and with it comes new hope–and a new directory that will bring together a unique group of inspiring organizations working to make our world a better, happier place.  The Joy, Kindness & Love Directory offers free listings to organizations spreading joy, committing or encouraging acts of kindness, and those bringing more love into our communities. This […]

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The Joy Team grew last week!

Welcome to our newest member, Robert Bednark! Thank you, Robert, for helping us to spread joy, optimism and inspiration to millions!

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Thank you, new member Nel Rand!

The Joy Team grew last week!! Welcome to our newest member, Nel Rand! Thank you for helping us spread joy, optimism and inspiration to millions!

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Welcome new member: Urban Fiber Arts!

Urban Fiber Arts joined The Joy Team today as our newest member! Love to knit? Live for joy? You might really like this store. Shop owner Cindy Abernethy sent this note along with her donation: On behalf of Urban Fiber Arts and Knit For Joy, under which I publish knitting patterns. Joy to all! Thanks, Cindy and Urban Fiber Arts, […]

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