5 Things You can do to have more Joie De Vivre in your life. Joy & Happiness
1.) Always start with love. This is something I created to help us get through trying times and a book with the same title will be coming out soon. This idea is simple. We all have bad days or moments when we want to spout off and unleash our wrath on someone at home, work, or simply over a public forum for millions of other people to witness. This energy can actually bring a great deal of stress, sadness, and anxiety because once you let it out, you can bring it back in and you could get stuck in that energy all day long. So, try this the next time you get into this situation. Take a step back and start with the energy of love, being in a place of gratefulness for the all the people and things you have in your life. Just sit and be calm for a minute and walk away. Take a few deep breaths to where you can hear the breath coming in and out and try and notice the light in the breaths. If this is a person you know, think about their heart, their soul, and that they might be having a hard time and bring in compassion to them. Then, see if you can readjust how you approach them and come in a lot softer. If this is not someone you know, and they seem so far off on something that really gets you going, you can try to consider that maybe they are not as aware or conscious as you. They are not there yet and that is okay. This is what the term “free will” is as everyone has the choice to grow or not. Do you really want to bring your energy down for this reason. Is there a way you can do it coming from the perspective of love? Would it be that much easier to just walk about and go do something fun and exciting!
2.) Build tribes with people you resonate with. Being in a silo isn’t good for anyone, loneliness is literally the saddest word in our dictionary. We need to be more conscious and actively pull more people around us. Check in on people even if it’s for a moment. Tell people you are thinking about them.
3.) Everything changes. If you can recognize that one fast rule in life is that “everything changes” you can embrace it more, be in flow, have less resistance and resentments. Once you get used to making changes often and fast you become lighter and more in the energy of joy because change is exciting. You start to see everything as a new opportunity for new experiences and it doesn’t matter if you’re young or old.
4.) Remain as positive as possible and act on your highest passion and excitement, do the best you can without demanding insistencies and with no particular expectations on the outcome. If you can take the path of least resistance wherever you can.
5.) Belly laugh. The energy of laughter can break any bad energy and even if you have to fake it for a bit, do it! We teach just saying (ha-ha-ha) if you are so sad and working through something and then do it again and on repeat until real laughter shows up. Have you ever noticed that laughter is contagious? Do it and pass it on.