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Topic: Joy Discovered

Shift Your Mindset From One Of Lack To One Of Abundance

I am a personal development junkie. I never went to grad school but love learning and spend much of my free time reading self-help books and attending life enhancing, transformational workshops, both in person and online. Through my latest personal development work I was asked to get intimate with my money story and curious about how it’s been affecting my life. What Contributed To My Lack Of Abundance Mindset When I was in…

Discovering Joy In The Eye Of Irma

Tomorrow morning Mike will go to our house to assess the aftermath of Irma. We could have blown out windows and water damage, a ripped through lanais, or just a few branches and trees down (which is what it sounds like from our neighbors that stayed could be the only case – thanks be to God). But it doesn’t matter. About half way through the storm, when the eye was 20 miles from my house…

8 Simple Ways To Instantly Bring More Joy To Your Life

Whether your mood is overall happy right now or you are in a big rut, there is likely room for more joy and satisfaction in your life. Take a minute now to pause and check in. Below are a few of my go-to checkpoints when I am feeling dull. Try these on today, or add each in one day at a time. You’ll notice a shift in your life instantly. Perform a…

Nine Messy Experiences That Opened My Heart And Mind

For this blog, I’ve promised to help you uncover more joy in your life, but I’ve also promised to be real with you. To be real means looking at the messy pieces of our lives that are a natural part of being a human being, then choosing the path to joy through the mess. As I sit down at my computer this week, I can’t think of anything else but…

The Power Of Making Your Commitment Known, Or Oh Shit, I Really Have To Do This Now!

I was planning to wait to share my commitment to Joy Discovered with the world until I had at least five Real Women Real Strength profiles published. But as I was making dinner for my boys last Friday night, the idea for a Facebook post announcing my blog came to mind. I jotted some notes in my phone and re-visited them the next morning while enjoying my signature grande nonfat no-whip cinnamon dolce…

Welcome To Joy Discovered – Inspiring Women To Own Their Strength And Live Full Lives Of Joy

Hi my name is Sara. Welcome to Joy Discovered! Joy Discovered is a blog and community to inspire women to own their strength and live full lives of joy. I created Joy Discovered because I am a strong woman. And strong women are all around me. They’re my friends and family, my colleagues and Facebook friends. I wanted a place for us to come together and be real – because life is too short not…