The joy in life is being able to enjoy simple things.
It’s important to take time out of your day and appreciate what you have around you. Our world can be so chaotic, but if we stop for a moment and look at everything we already have that is beautiful, we’ll feel more content with our lives.
In this busy world, we need to find joy in ordinary things and small moments.
Take a step back from your hectic life everyday for five minutes or more if possible — schedule some time just for yourself. Start appreciating all that is around you. Remember how amazing it can feel when everything goes smoothly at home with these little rituals of connecting deeply through our thoughts and emotions.
Connecting with nature.
When life becomes busy and stressful, the joy of living should be a priority. You can find that by taking time to absorb what is around us in our everyday moments like our surroundings or by simply connecting with nature.
Connecting with nature will bring you more peace, calm, and awareness if done every day. One thing I recommend doing daily or at least once a week would be connecting yourself each day no matter where you live. Take a walk in the park, or if you live in the city, just get out and observe the nature around you.
Creating a gratitude journal.
There are a lot of benefits to creating a gratitude journal. Not only will you find joy in life, but also that there is more positivity than negativity; which can help shift the way you view the world and its circumstances.
Every day, it is important that we take time for ourselves and focus on what makes us feel good.
In order to have a happy life with balance in all aspects — mental, physical, spiritual — you should start by being grateful from within yourself first. A gratitude journal can help you find the joy hidden deep inside of your soul while giving more energy throughout your relationship, workplace, etc.
Some days it’s hard to see the beauty in our surroundings. We are so consumed with what surrounds us that we miss out on noticing small things such as a person who is kind enough to give their time and energy without expecting anything in return other than gratitude for just being there.
What can you do to find joy in the ordinary and make it extraordinary?
After doing these daily routines, you’ll be inspired to take a step back from your busy life every day for five minutes or more. Find beauty in something small like a sunset or even just looking at the stars on a clear night.
This will help you find joy in the ordinary in order to make them extraordinary.
Dr. Asha Prasad
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