June 22, 2017

Joy Bombs Volume Tre

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My optimistic nature is something I love about myself. Sounds conceited, but it's the truth. When life gets tough I cry, wallow and then turn to the good as quickly as I can. I try to find the happy and J O Y in the every day and count my blessings. Ninety-nine times out of a hundred my mood changes, my outlook gets brighter and I realize life is pretty freaking great. I wrote this post last week after my tough news because I needed a refresh.

Current joy bombs at the moment:

.:. freshly hung paintings bringing a sense of home to a house.

.:. the smell of flowers after the rain.

.:. faux flowers in crystal vases adding a pop of color.

.:. surprise days of no humidity and 80 degree sunshine.

.:. the unexpected compliment from a fellow instructor about my class. #smilesohard

.:. penpal letters in the mail.

.:. FaceTime with family.

.:. finding extra money in old jackets, jeans and shorts.

.:. DMV visits which last less than thirty minutes.

.:. favorite show marathons on a lazy, rainy weekend.

.:. having your ideal teaching schedule line up for the next quarter at the gym.

What are joy bombs in your life right now?

9 comments:

  1. Send some of those no humidity days my way please!!

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  2. It's so easy to find joy in the present moment but too often, people overlook them because they're so busy looking in the past or worrying about the future. My current joy: being able to stay at home and relax all day if i wanted to!! work f*ckoff time rules :D

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  3. You need to add this to my Thankful thursday - all the JOYOUS things - much to be grateful for.

    YEP - I'm with you 100 on the tv marathons on a lazy day. Being a human slug is wonderful sometimes

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  4. NOTHING beats FaceTime with family. Well... maybe actual face time! ;-)

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  5. FaceTime with family is amazing! I always look forward to that.

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  6. Joy bombs haaha I could use a few those and on that note three days ago I found $10 in the pocket of a pair of jeans!

    Allie of ALLIENYC
    www.allienyc.com

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  7. Love all these things - especially that no humidity thing!! That's a blessing in June! I need to get to my joy bombs. I've been so stressed out lately that I just hate myself.

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  8. A good old summer thunderstorm is making me happy right now. I love when the days are bright and sunny but when it gets dark and thunders when I'm cooking dinner? I love it.

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  9. All things rain & thunderstorms make me happy.

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