Chapter 24. Where Does Joy Fit In?

Joy is not just about sudden bursts of hilarity. Joy is a deep-seated sense of being at peace with yourself, the experience of being with others at a level that is cheerful, purposeful and engaging. Joy makes you feel uplifted and able to cause a sense of buzz in others. It is about recognising what makes you laugh and using your smile to make others smile. Your own joy is enhanced as you create a sense of joy in a team.

Why is it important to know what gives you joy?

Joy takes you out of yourself and enables you to believe that difficulties that seem impossible and demanding will be a worthwhile challenge. An inner sense of joy reinforces your resilience and enables you to show courage you had never thought ...

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