Category Archives: Joy

How to Nurture Your Soul

Follow @joyfulmeanings A few months ago I had this realization that I may not be nurturing my soul enough. In other words, I haven’t been prioritizing my own happiness in the ways that I need to. Many of you may be able to relate to this feeling. Work, children and other responsibilities tend to take [...]

Small Acts of Kindness

Follow @joyfulmeanings Do Not Underestimate the Importance of Small Acts of Loving Service Zechariah 4:10 Personally, I love this bible verse. This verse provides a message that I forget more often than I would like to admit. I’m sure many of you also struggle with this problem as well. You may be feeling that the [...]

Importance of Personal Values

Follow @joyfulmeanings Personal values play an important role in achieving happiness. Unfortunately, many of us may not ever analyze what our values are. You may have some idea of what your values are and maybe you judge your values based on what feels right or wrong at the time, but this alone does not mean [...]

Help Your Community

Follow @joyfulmeanings Giving back to your community is an excellent way to add positivity and happiness to your life. So… what exactly constitutes a community? Your community can range from the neighborhood you live, your hometown, the school you are attending, or a place that you strongly identify with. Doing things for your community have [...]

The Joys of Volunteering

Follow @joyfulmeanings I love volunteering and try to integrate that in various parts of my life. Just like many, I sometimes feel like I just don’t have enough time to volunteer, but I have found some really effective ways to volunteer my time. Much of my work is in the information technology field, so I [...]

The Joys of Hiking

Follow @joyfulmeanings   Hiking is typically a lengthy walk through the countryside and can be challenging or easy. People can do hikes on a beach, mountainous terrains, on the rim or through canyons, in the desert, or even just around your home area. From a young age, I have always loved hiking. I used to [...]