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What brings you joy?

What brings you joy?

Posted by Lacey_Moderator on Sep 16, 2020 11:45 am

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Re: What brings you joy?

Posted by Brighty on Sep 16, 2020 11:52 am

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Help is out there. All you have to do is reach out.

Re: What brings you joy?

Posted by Ineke on Sep 17, 2020 1:50 pm

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Re: What brings you joy?

Posted by Ten_minutes on Sep 17, 2020 3:16 pm

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Re: What brings you joy?

Posted by Wendy Tea on Sep 17, 2020 3:50 pm

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I had trouble deciding...and I didn't even include my friends! 
Healing takes time and opportunity. Wendy Tea

Re: What brings you joy?

Posted by Laika57 on Sep 17, 2020 7:35 pm

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Have you hugged your dog today?

Re: What brings you joy?

Posted by WestCoastSailor on Sep 18, 2020 12:50 am

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In the spring I engaged a Kon Mari consultant to assist me in "Tidying up" my home. Joy was at the heart of the process. Beginning with the premise that I was going to discard everything, I only kept things that sparked joy.

So I laid all my books out on the floor and then touched them. I didn't open them. I didn't read the cover blurbs. I just held each one for a moment. As I did so I asked myself "Does this spark joy?" If it did I kept it. If it didn't it was re-homed. At first it was hard to resist the urge to open books. But as I progressed I learned to sense if a book was sparking joy. And what had been piles of books became a useful library that I reach for on a daily basis. Ask the folks over in Creation Nation group what happens once a week when I pull a book at random from the shelf. But seriously I find myself using the books that I kept much more. The flamenco dancers are another item that are perhaps strange to find in a man's apartment. But for me they sparked joy. And for that reason the adorn the top of the bookshelf.

Interesting and useful concept. Joy

Angus
 
My story: http://journey.anguspratt.ca

Re: What brings you joy?

Posted by Bear1 on Sep 18, 2020 8:16 am

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My granddaughter, Kara.

Re: What brings you joy?

Posted by law on Sep 26, 2020 8:44 pm

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O my Gosh----your granddaughter Princess Kara brings me joy too!!
law