The holidays can be filled with stress, but finding moments of joy before and during the holiday season is fairly easy. Songs and treats fill our bodies with that special Christmas warmth, giving and receiving gifts is a happiness-producing exchange, and spending quality time with family is like food for the soul.1.… Read the rest →
Posts Tagged ‘Joy’
By Grant Stenzel MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
The Declaration of Independence gives three examples of unalienable rights: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. This phrasing shows amazing insight. It says we have the right to “seek” happiness, not to “possess” it.… Read the rest →
By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
The holidays seem to be here before we realize it every year. We all want this season to be full of joy and peace, but instead many of us feel anxious and discontented.… Read the rest →
Constant comparison robs your joy. If you’re always worrying about getting more money, a better house, a better job, then you may need to take a step back and give yourself time to stop and smell the roses.
Grant Stenzel explains how to be present and find joy in what you already have.… Read the rest →