It is time to do a joy audit. A joy audit is very simple: all it takes is answering one question:
What brings you joy?
You know what it is.
And, whatever it is, you NEED TO be doing it – often.
The “audit” part is to look at your life and determine how much time you are spending doing what brings you joy… that will reveal how much of an ACTUAL priority you are making it in your life.
Reason One To Do What Brings You Joy Now: Continue reading
“So when it came to role models, I looked at presidents’ wives. Of course, you’re talking about a farm girl who stood in the fields, dreaming, years ago, wishing she was that kind of person. But if I had been that kind of person, do you think I could sing with the emotions I do? You sing with those emotions because you’ve had pain in your heart.” ~ Tina Turner
This is the one I had over my desk.
I used to have a picture of Tina Turner (from an ad for Hanes pantyhose — one of the most inspired spokespeople EVER) pinned up on the wall of a cubicle I worked in. On the picture, I had scrawled: “If it does not kill you, it will make you stronger.”
I really hated that job, and that picture helped me through some tough moments for sure with just enough inspiration to keep me moving forward. Continue reading