Joy is one of those feelings that often comes upon us unplanned, but we have the capacity to seek out, create and cultivate joy intentionally as well.
Is the purpose of life to be happy? If so, that’s a pretty tall order for humans given the range and nuance of our emotions. Plus being in a constant state of happiness might not be as amazing as it sounds.
As we move through another week of quarantine in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus, I’m definitely feeling the effects of being house-bound and out of physical contact with my extended family and friends. While I’m coming to accept this new normal, I’m also experiencing a pretty consistent level of anxiety (anyone else having a hard time sleeping?).
Kindness is something that happens more often than we realize or notice. It's just that most of the time when it happens, they are small acts- simple and spontaneous gestures. While these...