Laughing Your Way to Joy
One of the great secrets of life is this: If we are happy, we are 31% more productive, make 19% fewer mistakes and, if we are in sales, make 37% more sales. (Source: Shawn Achor in The Happiness Advantage)
Our minds are the great detractors from joy and happiness. It is when we allow our minds to take over and run the show that we are distracted from our joy.
It is our minds that worry. As we know, worry is not productive. Yet we fret about what might happen in the future. When we do so, we take ourselves out of the present moment where all our power is.
Also, when we fret about what happened in the past, about mistakes we made and opportunities we missed, we also are not living in the present moment.
Can fear and worry be eliminated if we find a way to live in the eternal “now?”
Why not? Here is a simple 3 Point Method to Get Into the “Now” anytime, anywhere.
1) Release the tension around the eyes: practice the martial arts “soft eyes.”
2) Practice the Inner Smile
3) Put your attention into the centre, just below the belly button.
It helps if you laugh a bunch first: So, here is How to Laugh Your Way to Joy:
Also: World Laughter Day is a great way to get into joy, access the “Now” and have a great time with friendly folks. In Victoria, we are celebrating at 11am Sunday May 4th. (this Sunday!) at Saxe Point Park. See you there.
Enjoy the rest of the read,
Author or The Zen of Joy http://zenofjoy.com/
108 Tips for More Joy, Energy and Health
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In this issue:
Woman At 90: “Dwelling on age is a trap.”
Study: Fukushima radiation fallout has devastated health of US babies on West Coast
Quick 2 point action plan for radiation.
Wheat: 200 Clinically Confirmed Reasons Not To Eat It
Tell Your Doctor You Want This Smart New Heart Test
Top 12 Strategies for Optimizing Your Health
“The Miracles Manual: The Secret Coaching Sessions.
10 best self-help books of all time
►BOOKS WORTH READING
►MOVIES WORTH WATCHING
►FINAL WORD: Let’s Get Naked
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.
Woman At 90: “Dwelling on age is a trap. There is no age. It’s living each moment to its fullest.” http://ow.ly/jkQQQ
Study: Fukushima radiation fallout has devastated health of US babies on West Coast and in other areas http://ow.ly/k5iyY Might this also be a cause of hypothyroidism in adults?
Quick 2 point action plan for radiation. http://ow.ly/kEhMY
Wheat: 200 Clinically Confirmed Reasons Not To Eat It http://ow.ly/kfbhD
Tell Your Doctor You Want This Smart New Heart Test http://ow.ly/kEjq7
Top 12 Strategies for Optimizing Your Health http://ow.ly/kxVii
“The Miracles Manual: The Secret Coaching Sessions.” No cost to download. A gift from Joe Vitale
10 best self-help books of all time http://ow.ly/kEhmJ
BOOKS WORTH READING
Do It Well. Make It Fun. Ronald B. Culberson
MOVIES WORTH WATCHING
The Life of Pi. Life changing…if you allow the message
“Old people shouldn’t eat health foods. They need all the preservatives they can get.” — Robert Orben
Let’s get naked: Sheila Kelley at TEDxAmericanRiviera
That’s it for now. Enjoy your month.
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