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Joy is Great for Your Happiness

Did you know that joy is great for your happiness and health? That’s right! According to Dr. Lissa Rankin, MD in her book, Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof That You Can Heal Yourself, people who experience a lot of joy in their lives tend to be happier, live longer, and be in better health than […]

Let Go of Scarcity and Fear by Cultivating Joy and Gratitude

In this video, we learn to let go of scarcity and fear by cultivating joy and gratitude. It is another segment from Super Soul Sunday in which Oprah Winfrey interviews Dr. Brené Brown. Dr. Brown says, “When we lose our tolerance to be vulnerable, joy becomes foreboding, and so what we do in moments of […]

Service is Joy

Happy Mother’s Day Today’s words of wisdom come from Rabindranath Tagore. They show the meaning of service and how service affects joy. Most of us have probably had experiences like the one he describes. How many times have you helped other people and experienced service is joy? How many time did you stomp through the […]

Joy All Around

I am happy to pass on Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh‘s practice phrases for the New Year. The phrases are Joy within me, Joy all around and New year, New me These words of wisdom express my wishes that we all have a Happy New Year with peace, gratitude, harmony, and compassion in our hearts. […]

Joy, Gratitude, Forgiveness, and Interbeing

Today is the shortest day of the year. We are celebrating the Winter Solstice with this lovely prose poem by Jen Louden. It touched me in places that inspire me to tune into my true nature and be my best self. I first heard of Jen through her Shero’s School For Revolutionaries, which was an […]

How To Find Joy And Happiness

This video shows us how to find joy and happiness in these words of wisdom. Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh says, “There is a little difference between joy and happiness. In joy there is still some excitement. But in happiness you are calmer.” He tells a story which illustrates the difference between joy and happiness. […]

Acceptance, Joy, Peace And Love

Dear Friends: This post is the 500th post on Meditation Practices For Healing and Well-Being! Thank your for your continued support. Jerome This week’s Words of Wisdom chosen by Lama Surya Das were spoken by my teacher, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Thay, as he is affectionately called by his followers, is constantly talking about being […]

Joyful Solitude!

The music in this video on joyful solitude is very relaxing. There is no speech. There is just music and affirmations floating across the bottom of the screen. I am particularly moved by the bells about half way through. The affirmations promote everlasting prosperity, abundance, peace, joy, health and happiness. Here are some of the affirmations […]

Guided Meditation for Love and Joy

This 9 minute guided meditation asks you visualize various things which tend to bring out a joyous state. It inspires the love inside of you to come out. It begins with deep breathing and coming into the present moment. The guided meditation is led by Lilou Mace based on the law of attraction meditations and […]

Joy Is The Source Of Your Smile

  Sometimes  your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. – Thich Nhat Hanh