“Joy is not a constant. It comes to us in moments- often ordinary moments. Some-times we miss out on the bursts of joy because we are too busy chasing down extraordinary moments.” - Brene Brown
Life is made up of many regular moments strung together, however bringing our
awareness to the small joys in each day helps us feel happier and more connected to our life, and we may realize that searching for joy isn’t necessary because joy truly sur-rounds us on a daily basis. Every moment has the potential to be a joyful one if we are willing to see it.
What your put your attention on grows, and this sentiment creates a blueprint for living a joyful life. If we put the majority of our attention on what is going wrong in our life, that will overtake our days, but if we emphasis what is going well, then we will live a life that feels positive and joyful.
Joy has the ability to sneak into even the smallest moments when we are present to them. The feel of cozy slippers, the aroma of a wonderful meal cooking, the feel of a hug, a sunset that looks like it was painted in the sky, and the sound of a child’s giggle can turn the mundane into the exceptional.
These ten strategies will help you turn ordinary moments into joyful ones.