Physical Health

Productivity: Does it provide happiness?

Productivity: Does it provide happiness?

Follow @joyfulmeanings Do you feel that you will be happy when you get promoted? How about when you find the right person for you? Perhaps you will be happy when you finally are done with graduate school? Perhaps when you pay off all your debt is when you will have time to be happy? Many […]

Make The Choice To Be Happy: Steps You Can Make To Living a Happier Life

Make The Choice To Be Happy: Steps You Can Make To Living a Happier Life

Follow @joyfulmeanings The previous article explained the importance of knowing that happiness is unconditional and attainable. So what do you do now? Hopefully you have now made the choice to be happy, but you might still feel lost on what to do at this point. The next step you can take, is to create an […]

How Do Others See Me? Why Should I care?

How Do Others See Me? Why Should I care?

Follow @joyfulmeanings At some point all of us have wished to be psychic. We wanted to know what exactly someone is thinking about us and how to respond to those judgments. Alternatively, you may be wondering why someone suddenly dislikes you or why your team is not describing you as an effective leader. We may […]

Self-Discipline: Balancing Between Instant Gratification and Long Term Satisfaction

Self-Discipline: Balancing Between Instant Gratification and Long Term Satisfaction

Follow @joyfulmeanings Some coworkers invited me to lunch. A week ago I had made the decision to eat healthier and decided to avoid eating out. I decide to go out to eat with my coworkers but am planning to just get a small salad. We go to a Mexican restaurant. Do I decide to eat […]

Trying Something Different – How To Be Confident In Your Changes

Trying Something Different – How To Be Confident In Your Changes

Follow @joyfulmeanings You have probably heard someone say at least once, “it’s time for a change”. People say this statement about career moves, lifestyle changes, personality changes (i.e. going to counseling, working on your commitment phobia), changes with how you perform a routine (i.e. eating better or being more productive) or any type of area […]

The Joys of Hiking

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 […]

How To Accept Your Body

How To Accept Your Body

Follow @joyfulmeanings The media often shows images of what is beautiful. Imagine how confusing and frustrating this can be since everyone has different bodies and faces. As a teenager, I spent far more time being focused on how I look and beauty in general. I would try styling my hair in all sorts of ways, […]

Be Healthy!

Follow @joyfulmeanings Having poor health can make you feel very unhappy. Learn to eat better and to incorporate exercise into your daily health. Taking proper steps at eating better and getting adequate exercise can do wonders to your mood. It can also help lessen the chance of illnesses in the future. If you feel overweight […]