I Am Full of Joy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    Now

    I guess when i feel the most joy is when it isn´t dependent on someone else. when the joy is coming from a beautiful place within, not an outer event or condition. today I´m full of joy because I remember vidvidly what it was like to be a little girl, running...
    Joelisa Joelisa
    26-30, F
    Mar 7, 2010

    Joy Comes In Small Packages

    It's the little things in life... A sunny day A smile The gentle breeze against your skin The laughter of a child A flower in bloom Water trickling down a stream Kind words from a friend The fresh scent of the air Robins singing in your backyard Joy is everywhere...
    Dee67 Dee67
    41-45, F
    18 Responses Apr 23, 2008

    Learning

    I´m learning that I can feel joy even when things arent perfect, even when there are problems and things to deal with. I still get to wake up and enjoy my health, my coffee, some music by hagood hardy, and today even yoga in the garden. when I let all that wonderfullness in, I...
    Joelisa Joelisa
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2010

    Mornings

    In the morning, when I awake, I'm filled with joy at the start of a new day. The morning sunrise meets my eyes in a shock of deep colour that permeates my soul, and I'm filled with wonder at the beauty of the world. The song of robins surrounds me and lifts me a little lighter...
    Dee67 Dee67
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jul 10, 2010

    Bursting At the Seams

    Honestly, sometimes I feel so full of joy that I seem to just burst at the seams... and I need some sort of outlet.  Like singing from the rooftops, lol.  Perhaps I'm certifiable.  Good thing I'm scared of heights.  And generally shy.  Otherwise I...
    Dee67 Dee67
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Dec 31, 2008

    Most of my childhood was full of physical pain,

    and thus also emotional pain. However, I've learned to work to prevent the root causes of those pains, and discovered that there is a lot of joy and sweetness that just wants to flow within and outwards from me. Life can be hard, but it can also be joyful, even during hardship...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 28, 2014

    The World Is In You

    "Get a beautiful red rose and hold it in front of you.  Inhale the fragrance and say to yourself, 'Without me, this flower would have no fragrance.'  Take in the glowing crimson color and say to yourself, 'Without me, this flower would have no color.'  Stroke...
    Dee67 Dee67
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Nov 15, 2008

    Well..not Right Now

    I wish I was full of joy, but not right now. it´s such a stessful time. I have a lot to do and no energy. also my boss just called me and was angry about something I´ve done wrong and I felt my stress levels go through the roof. one moment at a time I guess.
    Joelisa Joelisa
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 22, 2009

    Finding the Stream of Joy

    From "the Book of Secrets" by Deepak Chopra, in Secret #6: Freedom Tames the Mind "My fancy was caught by an episode in the adventures of Carlos Castaneda when his master Don Juan sends him to a witch who has the ability to adopt the perception of any creature...
    Dee67 Dee67
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2008

    Now

    I often find myself walking in nature, wondering what will become of everything. then I realize that life is NOW. My existence can´t be about how things will be further down the road, I have to embrace my present moment. even though this is daunting, it´s an...
    Joelisa Joelisa
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 27, 2009
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