• Inspirational,  Journal


    Joy happens whenever we are even remotely happy. The difference between happiness and joy is that happiness is the emotional elevation of delight over time, while joy is happiness you feel in the moment. A little more on the word Joy: WIKI A feeling of extreme happiness or cheerfulness, especially related to the acquisition or expectation of something good. Anything that causes such a feeling. Luck or success; a positive outcome. The sign or exhibition of joy; gaiety; merriment; festivity. Dictionary. com The emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen pleasure; elation A source or cause of keen pleasure or delight; something or…

  • Inspirational,  Journal


    The power of a smile can do wonders, but what can it really do? Let’s look at it further… WIKI A facial expression comprised by flexing the muscles of both ends of one’s mouth, often showing the front teeth, without vocalisation, and in humans is a common involuntary or voluntary expression of happiness, pleasure, amusement or anxiety. To have (a smile) on one’s face. To express by smiling.  To look cheerful and joyous; to have an appearance suited to excite joy.  To be propitious or favourable; to countenance. Dictionary.com  To assume a facial expression indicating pleasure, favor, or amusement, but sometimes derision or scorn, characterized by an upturning of the…

  • Relationships
    Journal,  Writing

    Real Relationships

    In a previous post, we talked about fictional relationships, so I thought we could touch on real relationships as well. Relationships are everywhere within your short life, so much so, that you may not realize you even have some. As you go about your day, you’re creating them, nurturing them, building them up and in some cases breaking them down or losing them. The relationships you have with others are what make us who we are. It’s what connects us to those around us. Types of Relationships As you go throughout your day, you connect with people on many levels and in different ways. Each unique in its own way.…