So my kids have started doing this thing. Every evening before bath time – after we take their clothes off before they get into the tub – they run around the apartment like crazed feral wild cats. Screaming and laughing. Pure unadulterated joy. It got me thinking about the clothes we wear, metaphorically speaking. A kid doesn’t question why we walk around with clothes on … Continue reading The Joy of Running Around Naked
As I was writing my post last week, Good Mood of the Soul, I came across the research that joy and gratitude often result in an upward spiral. The more we focus on gratitude, the easier it is to perceive joy. And when in the midst of joy, we are more open to gratitude. So here’s the list of things I’m grateful for this week: … Continue reading Upward Spirals
Hi everyone, I want to talk about some acts of kindness today. Recently, I have been observing some small things that make people happy and this made me think that being kind may not be hard after all. The acts of kindness that I want to talk about today all involve reminding them that you remember them. Say, you have a friend that you hung … Continue reading Just be kind; It is not difficult
Hi all, I want to talk about tiredness today. Specifically, how tiredness is closely tied to the mind. According to some, some (or most or all) illnesses are caused by psychological issues. Illnesses are reflections of underlying psychological problems. I also believe that at least some illnesses are like this. However, my point today is that it is not only illnesses but also some of … Continue reading Tiredness
Sometimes life makes us forget that living is not all about running around all day from one point to another trying to solve things. As you surely noticed, some situations has some “joyfulness” potential while others don’t have it. But how many of those joyful moments or situations do you have on a daily basis? What’s the purpose of all of this? How much crap … Continue reading What gives you joy?