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Give More Time To Family

Give More Time To Family

Follow @joyfulmeanings Often we become so busy with work and other things happening in our day that we forget about the important things in life. One of these things is our family. Your family is important and sometimes we limit our happiness by not keeping a strong relationship with our families. You may live with […]

How To Learn From Others At Work

How To Learn From Others At Work

Follow @joyfulmeanings Some of us go through periods where we enter a new work environment and feel helpless. This can be especially stressful when we are starting work with a new company, applying our skills for the first time or entering college again. You may be looking for ways to increase the knowledge and skills […]

Be Enthusiastic, Get Excited!

Follow @joyfulmeanings Sometimes what drags us down is how we approach things that we do. The mood we put ourselves in, can sometimes set us up for having a bad time and not enjoying life to the fullest. I remember a couple of years ago I was visiting Olvera Street in Los Angeles with a […]

20 Steps To Being A Better Listener

20 Steps To Being A Better Listener

Follow @joyfulmeanings Developing your listening skills can dramatically improve your social relationships with others. Listening allows us the opportunity to really show empathy towards another and have a greater understanding of someone you know. Many of us fall into a trap where we spend more time talking about ourselves. We may not notice that we […]

Learn To Love Yourself

Learn To Love Yourself

Follow @joyfulmeanings Why? Why should I love myself? Love is a journey of discovery and exploration. Many of us find out later that we do not know how to really love someone. We can’t even recognize or appreciate the love that is given to us. The best way to truly understand the meaning of love, […]

Stop The Gossip!

Follow @joyfulmeanings We have all been there before. We may end up spreading rumors about someone or finding amusement and entertainment out of talking badly about others. Gossip does not spread to just your enemies either. We use gossip against our family, friends or people we shared relationships with. Sometimes we continue this cycle of […]

Write Down Your Good Qualities

Follow @joyfulmeanings People tend to focus on negative occurrences and negative thoughts. Some people go through days, noticing all the bad things that happened and either forgetting the good things about the day or downplaying their significance. If you are feeling unhappy then it’s a good idea to create a list of all the good […]

View The Beauty of Others

Follow @joyfulmeanings Everyone sees the world through their own lens. Many of us see people around us and have a thin line between people we like and people we don’t like. You have a poor first impression of someone and suddenly they are someone you dislike, for no reason, other than just an encounter that […]

Have Realistic Expectations For Yourself

Have Realistic Expectations For Yourself

Follow @joyfulmeanings   I have spent the majority of my life having high expectations for myself. I’ve wanted to live my life in a way that I felt was ideal. I remember at one point, I was performing spectacularly at work, in class, still trying to fit in social outings on the weekends and some […]

Lower Your Expectations of Others

Lower Your Expectations of Others

Follow @joyfulmeanings Life can be tough and people around us can add to that frustration. Some of us navigate through life, just constantly disappointed with the people we share our life with. Everyone should have expectations but sometimes our expectations are much higher than they should be. This can cause problems with our own personal […]