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6 Ways to Feel More Joy & Why It’s Never Too Late to Choose Joy

December 12, 2022
00:00 19:33
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Do you ever feel like joy is a nice-to-have, but not a necessity? Why is constantly worrying one of the top 6 joy crushers?  Ever feel your attempts at joy fall short, compared to others? Learn powerful soul care tips to feel more joy during the holidays.

Bonnie interviews 3 women who are mix of extrovert and introvert moms to identify the top 6 joy crushers and how to replace stress with 6 joy refreshers. Learn how embracing your love language can help you choose joy and help lower your stress.


  • Why constantly worrying about others can steal your joy
  • How comparison is a joy crusher & how to defeat it
  • Why taking time for yourself will help you bring more joy to others
  • What to do when your family isn’t perfect at Christmas
  • How joy looks different for the introvert and extrovert
  • Why it’s never too late to choose joy

Scripture: These things I have spoken to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be made full.” - John 15:11

Soul Care Tips: The Power of Anticipatory Joy, Making Plans for the Weekend, The Science Behind R&R


Learn what type of care you need to lower stress and flourish in your life with God’s peace and joy. Take this FREE Personal Wellness Assessment to receive a stress less analysis to find out what kind of care you’re missing!

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Bonnie Gray is the author of Finding Spiritual Whitespace and Whispers of Rest. An inspirational speaker and retreat leader, she has touched thousands of lives through storytelling, visual arts, nature, prayer and meditation. Bonnie’s writing is featured at Relevant Magazine, (in)courage, and Christianity Today. She lives in California with her husband and their two sons.
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