Discover the magic of ‘Random Act of Kindness’ as a grandmother seeks to brighten her spirits during a tough time. A simple, unexpected gesture at the local coffee shop changes her day in ways she never imagined – and will inspire you to believe in the power of kindness to transform your world.
Real-Life Stories About Joy
Be Inspired to Invite More Joy Into Your Life
JOY is a key factor in contributing to a more meaningful and purposeful life. Bring more joy into the narrative of your life and your brain will release neurotransmitters that improve cognitive function. You’ll be more creative, make better decisions and solve problems more easily.
Finding joy despite your challenges is one way you can shift problem narratives that leave you feeling down to seeing the opportunities that may arise in difficult situations you face.
Joy isn't about butterfly and rainbow feel-goods. Discovering Joy in your everyday can impact your life positively for real. You'll have better physical health. Studies show that bringing more joy into your life reduces inflammation in our body which can reduce the risk of chronic disease.
Are you ready to transform your life with the power of joy?
Because with all the negative news, and stress associated with life right now, we need to actively cultivate more joy in our lives. Here are 21 real life stories from around the globe highlighting the power of bringing joy into your life.
Go ahead, immerse yourself in a world of joy. Read each story with the aim of bringing more joy into your daily life. In doing so you'll enhance your own life experience and the lives of others too.
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Discover how 25-year-old visionary Ezekiel spreads joy and ignites hope through a new movement celebrating lives. A compelling story of giving and spreading joy together.
Discover the remarkable journey of Miburo Tomath, a Rwandan genocide survivor who found joy and light in the darkest of times through mindful healing.
Shift your narrative from struggle to success. Celebrate your journey with this powerful narrative journaling exercise.
A short inspiring story of an older couple who use their passion for gardening to spread joy in spring. Through their vibrant garden, they share their love of flowers and life with others, leaving a lasting impression of happiness and beauty.
Now legally blind, Amy teaches us a beautiful life lesson …
What may seem mundane, what we may consider unremarkable, when given conscious attention, can give us our most treasured memories and exquisite gifts in life.
Will she choose happiness? True story about being open to receive unexpected signs and messengers in our life. The question …
Write Sparkling Moments Into Your Life | As you write your desires, your pen takes those dreams resting in your heart and turns them into …
Susan is still coping with the loss of her Mother when she makes a major life move to help her daughter who is about to give birth. In this story she shares how one song magically calmed her heart and helped her see light through dark and difficult times.
There was a time when best-selling author, Barbara Sher, thought life was too short for all her dreams. The choices were too many, and she thought she’d have to choose between one thing and another. But then … It was just one summer, but what a summer.I once had my own vegetable garden. It was my
What would happen if when we met someone, we were able to focus all our attention on that person? We would discover how fabulous human connection can be.
Marjarna dreamed of seeing a beautiful field of sunflowers. But when her dream becomes reality two year later, she receives much more than she anticipated …
How will “better stories” help you create your own beautiful life?Over the past few years, Daily Inspired Life has gently evolved to become a place where we don’t just read and share inspiring stories. Together, we use the power of narrative to consciously create our own beautiful lives and actively send out positive narratives into
For eight years, single mother Manndi dealt with deep embarrassment over her divorce. One day her young son leaves a note on the kitchen counter, teaching her not all is as we imagine.
With the fast pace, and stresses of life, it’s easy to let our mornings pass by as routine. In this exquisite story, Annmarie takes us into a magical world of morning gratitude. This two-minute read has the power to change the outlook of your entire day. Sitting in the garden holding a hot mug of
This simple exercise was part of the self-discovery work that led me to live this beautiful life I now enjoy. An inspired life. A life I call Living Rich – without needing to be rich 🌸
“You’ll discover intense pleasure in ordinary moments, when you realise that no moment is ever truly ordinary”
Photograph by: Carla CoulsonA beautiful piece from Claire Lloyd about finding happiness in the changing seasons of village life. The piece is an extract from her book “My Greek Island Home” The village has a rhythm that changes with the seasons. Spring brings new life. The residents emerge from behind closed gates and
Life is precious, life is fleeting. Make the most of your moments while you’re here ~ Karletta MarieI was called to take a detour through the cemetery this morning. An old man, grey hair sprouting from under his cap sits in silence staring at a grave in front of him. I wonder who it is
“Discovering Happiness is a place to shine light on the little things: like the connections we make … the peace found in nature, the special moments – like my precious memory of George, who inspired my curiosity to explore the world.”I was fascinated with his big eyes, and greenish skin. As a child I would
Short, meaningful story about Happiness. Taking a walk on a New Orleans street, Krista ponders on Happiness. How can you be happy when not all in the world is right?My husband and I walked along a noisy New Orleans street, glasses steaming up from the humidity, our bellies full from an amazing meal.We felt happy.
Short story about challenging the world’s definition of success and creating your own happy life filled with meaning.
Meet beautiful Alena, a solo female traveler who has discovered three simple words that ‘make me happy’ … I’ve never felt this beautiful, talkative, brave, wonderful, strong, talented, important, loved, whole, natural, valuable, responsible, respectable, grateful, creative, exotic, intelligent, emotional, endless, enthusiastic, spiritual, super-hero, masculine, feminine, myself, aware, awakened, and happy in my entire life, and