Day 204 – Joyful Living Project

The Joy of Discovering a New Place Today, I am back on the beach! But this time, it’s in Playa del Carmen. The water is blue and warm. Walking around the city, I feel the energy of creativity and art. At night, this city comes alive music, dancing, food, lights and a vibrant […]

Day 203 – Joyful Living Project

Secret International #JoyMission location revealed…Playa del Carmen! I’m super excited to go on this adventure to discover and share joy outside of the United States. I’ve been asked to use my video skills to capture interviews for a client who is meeting me here in Mexico. Upon arriving my friend Scott and I went out […]

Day 202 – Joyful Living Project

Joy Inspired By a Box of Cookies When was the last time someone surprised you with an unexpected act of kindness? How did it change your mood? How did it impact your day? Given the negativity, stress, and suffering we are seeing in our country right now, imagine the ripple effect a simple act of […]

Day 200 – Joyful Living Project

In less than 36 hours, I will be on a plane to go to Mexico for a secret Joy Mission. Hard to believe that over a week ago I could hardly walk. I had my second ever gout attack on my left foot and it completely debilitated me with excruciating pain. No joy !!! By […]

Day 198 – Joyful Living Project

Back in October, Joyful Joe and I took an adventure to Disneyland in Los Angeles. We had such a great time hanging out with Darth Vader and the Storm Troopers. Ever since we began our journey, he has had a blast. We’ve shared his joyful adventures in this blog. However it was time for him […]

Day 196 – Joyful Living Project

The Surprise and Joy of Taking Detours Have you ever spent a lot of time and energy making plans only to have them change? It can be frustrating right? In planning out my 18-month journey across America for my #JoyfulLivingProject , I mapped out a general route I would drive and a timeline. However, what […]

Day 195 – Joyful Living Project

Joy of Kindness to All Creatures There is something incredibly joyful and moving witnessing animals connect with humans on an emotional level as a way of sharing their gratefulness for the kindness. Regardless of our form, we are all apart of this world. The compassion and kindness we share uplifts us all.

Day 193 – Joyful Living Project

The Joy of Space for Yourself I use to think that joy was about surrounding myself a bunch of people, doing lots of things and being in the middle of the action. I remember there were many Friday and Saturday nights that I stayed at home with a serious case of FOMO (Fear Of Missing […]

Day 192 – Joyful Living Project

Wall of Joy Damn it! I think we should build a wall! Build that Wall! Build that Wall! But not one between US & Mexico based on fear to separate & divide people. Instead, let’s build a “Wall of Joy” to unite and show how much we have in common with our humanity. I was […]

Day 191 – Joyful Living Project

The Joy of Staying Together Did you know that in the last 10 years in America, there’s been over 8,345,440 divorces and annulments? Though divorce rates have be falling, it’s still a challenge in modern day to sustain a long term marriage. How many friends do you know who have been divorced, had divorced parents […]