Friday, July 18, 2014

Happiness and joy

~ Happy (unplugged) | Leona Lewis ~

The happiness and joy experience:
  • strengthens the immune system
  • promotes general good health
  • burn away the impurities in your emotional system
  • disperses worries, anxieties, grief, frustration, stress and other negative emotions.
  • sharpens intellect and memory

Joy was seen as a sacred responsibility by the Ancient Egyptians, who believed that upon death two questions would be asked of them by the God Osiris and those who answered yes could continue the journey into the afterlife.

The questions:
“Did you bring joy?”
“Did you find joy?”

One of my greatest joys is putting a smile on someone’s face or making a difference in someone’s life . . . and it answers “yes” to both questions!

What are some of your greatest joys?


Catherine said...

See giving a smile and receiving that smile back. Enjoying the company of my kids and talking with them. Walking my dog. Waking up and given another day.
Blessings dear Gina, Catherine xo

Gina Alfani said...

Simple pleasures are the best! Doggie kisses are way up there for me :)

Blessings to you Catherine!

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