Tag: joy

Listen to your Emotions

Always find the attributing meaning to the pain in life — it helps to overcome it. Keep in mind as difficult and overwhelming as...

Spirit Leaves: In Touch with Joy

At age 18, I acquired the Waite Tarot deck, with its compelling drawings by Pamela Coleman Smith. I fell instantly in love with its...

Six Ways to Feel Happy Every Day

Happiness sometimes feels like the holy grail of emotions. You know it exists, but it can be just beyond your grasp. It’s elusive. It's...

Suffering & Joy

Lotus is possible only because there is some mud. Mud is not pleasant at all but it is essential in the making of a...

A Quick Guide to Joy

“Set your heart on doing good and you will be filled with joy.” — Gautama Buddha Joy is the byproduct of love. We are made...

Brightest Blessings

The notion of “brightest blessings” is an age-old aspect of the traditions that I teach, coach and humbly endeavor to follow, e.g., Ming Chia...

How Do We Feel Deep Joy?

I have discovered a simple thing: Joy. Perhaps you have, too! I have discovered that I can’t always feel it. Perhaps you’ve also discovered...

Focus Inward to Live a Joyful Life

I used to be a competitive athlete, stuck on an endless quest for more strength, speed and endurance. Training and racing ruled my life....

Tools to Remember our Joyful Nature

Smile at a nearly newborn baby and they smile back. Laugh and their laughter ensues. In fact, very little is required to evoke a...

The Secret To A Beautiful Life: A Recipe For Joy

When happiness leaks out from our life due to daily stress, worries and struggle, we lose our joy and we miss out not only...

Creativity: God’s Gift to Us

An interesting thing those of you past the age of forty have likely noticed is that life becomes more challenging as each decade passes....

Finding Joy Beneath our Human Skins

An excerpt from Embodying Soul: A Return to Wholeness—A Memoir of New Beginnings (Spring 2020/Curiosa Publishing). “…It is likely that by the time we meet...

Nature Makes Me Joyful

Nature always comforts me, heals me, restores me. People, places and things can be fulfilling but they come and go in life. Nature on...

Nurturing Joy: Observe, Respect and Practice

We are all born with joy, just as we are born with fear, anger, sadness, trust, anticipation and other emotions. They are part of...

The Joy of Scientific Advances in Consciousness

“These are a few of my favorite things” Julie Andrews sang in “The Sound of Music,” that epic tale based on a true story...

How to Find Your Sparkle: Five Unicorn-Inspired Tips

“I saw this and it made me think of you,” a friend said a year ago, handing me a cheery ceramic unicorn in the...

Human Kindness

Exploring our own happiness and the happiness we experience when we connect with others helps us discover our human "kindness." What if caring for...