With our billboards, we have made people smile and laugh. We have encouraged and inspired people to keep believing in their dreams. We have reminded them they are loved and worthy of everything they can imagine and many things they can’t. We have helped people out of depression. And this morning I learned we have saved a life. In a […]
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Our 2012 membership is starting with a bang! Welcome new and returning members of The Joy Team for 2012! Amy Bebo Cedar House Media Dana Damara Michele and Brian Larsen Carol McKeag, CPC Jennifer Powers Cherie Waatti Zen Flow Yoga Thank you all for starting 2012 by helping us spread joy, optimism and inspiration! Thank you, thank you!
This fabulous message was put out by The Foundation for a Better Life. I think it speaks for itself.
Although The Joy Team truly began with a mother and her daughter spreading messages of joy, optimism and inspiration across Portland and Vancouver in November of 2009; the official beginning of The Joy Team as a non-profit corporation in the state of Washington began on February 19, 2010. One year ago today. With the mission of spreading joy, optimism and […]
One of my favorite magazines is Ode, the magazine for intelligent optimists. In their September issue was an article by Mary Desmond Pinkowish about why joy matters. Here’s a brief excerpt, but I think you’ll want to read the whole article on Ode’s website. Optimism 2.0 How an optimistic outlook can help improve your state of health, not just your […]
Carol McKeag of Coaching for Life & Spirit believes YOU make a difference in this world. She believes it so much she sponsored a billboard from The Joy Team to tell you. Carol is a life coach, Living Your Vision coach and spiritual mentor. In addition to helping you see your own brilliance and find your center, she can unite […]
Here are two guys who take spreading joy through compliments to the next level. Thank you, Compliment Guys, for spreading joy, optimism and inspiration!
The Joy Team grew this week! Welcome new member Empowering Grace! Thank you Sharla & Empowering Grace for helping us spread joy, optimism and inspiration to millions! Look here to find out who else is a member of The Joy Team.
Feelings of happiness and optimism play a positive role against breast cancer. Research suggests that while staying positive has a protective role, adverse life events such as the loss of a parent or close relative, divorce or the loss of a spouse can increase a woman’s risk of developing the disease. Read the article on Science Daily about the study […]
Feeling better about the future might help you feel better for real. In a new study, psychological scientists Suzanne Segerstrom of the University of Kentucky and Sandra Sephton of the University of Louisville studied how law students’ expectations about the future affected their immune response. Their conclusions: Optimism may be good for your health. Read the article in Science Daily.