joyful connections

Find Joy, Relieve Stress!

If you find stress is getting the best of you, it is time to focus on stress-relieving activities!  My patients or clients will often tell

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Gratitude

As I sit at my desk, looking out the window at the powerful snow storm (soon to be a blizzard, according to local weather reports),

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Your Joy is not negotiable

We’ve all had bad days.  Sometimes a lot of them in a row!  Everything goes wrong.  Nobody understands.  You’re running late, you can’t fit in

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It’ll pop up to you

Life is hard.  And there is always something to get done.  In short, it can be a bit overwhelming.  I mean, we have our immediate

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Take Control, and Stop Controlling!

Your spouse does not understand you. Your kids are stubborn and disrespectful.  Your co-workers, colleagues and employer raise your blood pressure.  And your extended family

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Prayer and Meditation

From Chapter Two of Joyful Soul: A Promise Worthy of Trust (Copyright 2013 by Laurie Mattera) We live in a busy and hectic world.  I

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