Create More Joy in Your Day


There’s nothing better than when someone asks how your day was and you get to respond with “Fantastic!” and actually mean it.

We’ll never be able to control every annoyance or hiccup we encounter in our days, but there are several things we can do to create more joy.

Here are four easy ways:

1. Wake up with the intention that something wonderful will happen to you. When you expect great things you’re more likely to experience them!

2. Kick off your morning with self-love and appreciation. It’s easy to be hard on ourselves, so set the tone of your day by being kind to yourself. While you’re making your bed, brushing your teeth or getting your kids’ lunches packed, remind yourself that you’re a good person, you’re doing the best you can and you’re worthy and deserving of good things. (Because you are!)

3. Do something to help your future self. It’s important to live in the present, but also plan for the future. Our days get busy and we need to be deliberate in moving in the direction of our goals.

Small steps taken consistently lead to great rewards, so even if it’s just spending 30 minutes doing one action item that moves you closer, or 10 minutes visualizing your dream home, job, partner or vacation — it will get you focused and moving toward your life dreams.

4. Do something nice for a friend, neighbor, nature or the planet. Give a compliment, a helping hand or someone a positivity boost.

The more joy we give out, the more joy we get back. 🙂

Wishing you a fantastic weekend!

Emily and the EveryDay Happy Team


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