Inspire Joy

Just adding a little bit of joy to our day (and someone else’s) can have such a lasting positive impact on our lives. Here are five small ways you can inspire joy in your life and the life of others.

6 Ways to Inspire Joy in Your Life

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Smile 

Inspire joy with a smile

“A smile is the universal welcome” ~ Max Eastman  “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh “ Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” ~ Mother Teresa. { Read: Smiling Has a Direct Positive Impact on Your Mood }

 

Bring Joy to Others with a Good Deed

“If you’re not making someone else’s life better, then you’re wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better.”  ~ Will Smith “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” ~ John Holmes  “What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you.” ~ Oprah Winfrey  {Read: Doing Good Does You Good }

 

Enjoy Nature

Enjoy Nature

“Turn your face toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you.” ~Māori Proverb  “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin” ~ William Shakespeare “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!” ~ Robin Williams {Read:  Spending 20 minutes in a park each day can officially make you happier }

 

Live in the Moment

“It is possible to live happily in the here and now. So many conditions of happiness are available – more than enough for you to be happy right now. You don’t have to run into the future in order to get more. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh “Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” ~ Alice Morse Earle  { Read About: Living in the Moment is Key to Happiness }

 

Have a Hearty Laugh

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There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”  ~ Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol  “I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.” ~ Audrey Hepburn {Read: Laughter is the Best Medicine }

 

Live Your Travel Dreams

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“The gladdest moment in human life is a departure into unknown lands.” ~ Sir Richard Burton “To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote, To travel is to live.” ~ Hans Christian Andersen “The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.” ~ Wallace Stevens {Read: Travel makes us happy: Here’s why}

 

Here at St Giles Hotels, we are committed to Inspiring Joy always.