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Joy Secret Number 12: Inner Peace

Amanda Gore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Sitting in God's hand! The most peaceful moment of my life that I remember was an experience I had with a counselor one day. Without warning, I imagi...

Joy Secret Number 11: Cheerful Enthusiasm

Amanda Gore | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

It's Always Sunny Above the Clouds! We had just taken off from some airport in the U.S. on a particularly stormy day -- it was bumpy and rough and a...

Joy Secret Number 9: Laughter

Amanda Gore | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

According to Hafiz, laughter is the "glorious sound of a soul waking up!" And I agree! When was the last time you laughed so hard you had tears runni...

Joy Secret Number 8: Listening

Amanda Gore | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Listening and hearing are two very different things! If you ranked yourself on a scale where 10 is "I am fabulous at this" and 0 is "I am not sure ho...

Joy Secret Number 7: Energy and Vitality

Amanda Gore | Posted 05.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Whoo hoo! This is a fun secret! Your Spiritual Energy and Vitality Don't you find people who are bubbling with energy, vitality and enthusiasm attr...

Joy Secret Number Five: Generosity

Amanda Gore | Posted 03.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Generosity, or the lack of it, plays a huge role in every area of our lives, yet we rarely openly discuss it or explore it -- or teach it specifically to our children!

Life Tips: Develop Virtues Of Compassion And Grace

Amanda Gore | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

The best place to start is often the most challenging -- compassion for ourselves! We are usually our own worst enemy, expecting ourselves to be perfect and being the first to judge and condemn ourselves.

The First Secret of Joy, Continued: Gratitude Is the Joy Switch

Amanda Gore | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

As children, we are taught to say "thank you" when someone does something for us or gives us something, but we are not taught to make gratitude a way of life. It's amazing how gratitude can transform our mood, our actions, and our general well being.

Transform Yourself at Thanksgiving! Become a Walking Joy Spot

Amanda Gore | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

You can't find your joy without gratitude! And any time you feel out of joy, all you have to do is flip on your joy switch. Immediately find something for which to be joyful and keep your gratitude glasses on.