Joyful mind

One of the easiest and most profound ways we can cultivate a joyful mind in everyday life is through pausing, taking a breath, and allowing ourselves to feel a gentle half smile in our body.

Six simple ideas

Sometimes, a small adjustment can make quite a difference to our lives in the long term.

Revisiting the gentle half smile

The gentle half smile is a way of bringing positive energy into our day, of lifting our spirits without necessarily trying to radically change our underlying feeling state.

A gentle half smile

The gentle half smile is a way of bringing positive energy into our day, of lifting our spirits without necessarily trying to radically change our underlying feeling state.

The body-mind connection

Today, let’s try a little experiment – as you’re sitting here, clench your fists very tightly. Really experience what that feels like – in your body, but also in your mind. Hold it for about 30 seconds. Next, open your hands palms up and have them resting on your lap. Again, take a few moments […]