Positive emotions have been linked with better health, longer life and a greater sense of well being.
If you are reading this, then you already are seeking to live a healthier lifestyle, and a healthy lifestyle brings longevity. We talk so much about living longer but do we ask ourselves enough “why do we want to live longer?”
What is our sense of purpose that gets us up every day and brings us pure joy?
Today, we live in a world we can never escape. Our phones are continually pinging us with bad news. Social media is dividing us more than connecting us.
A growing body of evidence shows that this constant barrage of news and sharing on social media can lead to depression and increased feelings of inadequacy.
Many studies have shown that people who are unhappy are three to ten times more likely to get sick and die prematurely compared to those who have a stronger sense of connection, joy, and community.
Today we explore the idea of giving up everything that doesn’t bring us joy. We also discuss what is joy and how we can bring more joy into our lives.
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TODAY’S JOYFUL RECIPE
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