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Joy List

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What are some things that bring joy? Creating a Joy List can feel good. A joy list can be a helpful healing or coping tool to use.

I'll start a Joy List, and please feel free to post anything that brings you joy, happiness, or is fun for you!

A warm shower and shampooing my hair.

A walk in the woods.

Dipping my bare feet in the ocean or a lake.

Giving my dog a treat and seeing her enjoy it.

Reading in bed.
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Love this, there. Thank you

Reaching the top of a hill and the surprise of a stunning vista

Laughing with friends

Snuggling up with the children in front of a good film.

Nutella pancakes ( :oops: :oops: )

Blanket of bluebells in a woody glen

Cherry blossom

:D :D :D :D


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Ahh Joy,

So much needed.

When I seek joy I almost always start cooking in the kitchen. I love the smell of something being made in the oven or stove. It brings me into the moment. It nourishes more than just my tummy. Well that too... I like sharing what I make with others. I like doing things I have never cooked before. Chocolate always smells extra yum.

A warm shower makes me feel good and relaxed and present.

A really good deep honest laugh works wonders too.

thanks for posting,
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I love your joy, Jitterbug, Harmony!

When I see autumn leaves, wet on the sidewalk after a rain, it gives me joy.

So does watching goslings grow from those little yellow green fuzzy babies into 'teenagers', still following the parent geese around.
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Watching my dog twitch in her sleep---so cute.
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This is such a lovely idea there, thank you.

Fresh crispy winter morning with bright blue skies

Curling up with my fluffy cat

Beautiful Reds oranges and purples of a gorgeous sunset

Sharing laughter

Lovely reading of others joy too :)
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Shine, thank you for sharing your joys. I'm smiling after reading them.
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Looking for joy in:
a great old song.
in a loved one's belly laugh
in a single really ripe fresh berry.
in the familiar and comfortable
in the new and unexpected
in thoughtfulness and respect.

Joy is everywhere if you look for it.

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Hearing the voice of my friend just when I need it
Watching my pup jump in and out of the waves
Being able to make someone smile

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Really need to consider joy atm.
Watching a gorgeous waterfall in Oregon.
Walking our dogs with my brother on Thanksgiving.
Silly puns.
The smell of clean laundry.
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